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2012 Simmer Olympics
Date:   28 Julie – 5 August
Edeetion:   16t
Surface:   Gress
Location:   All England Club, Wimbledon
Men's Singles
Andy Murray
Weemen's Singles
Serena Williams
Men's Doubles
Mike Bryan & Bob Bryan
Weemen's Doubles
Serena Williams & Venus Williams
Mixed Doubles
Victoria Azarenka & Max Mirnyi
Simmer Olympics
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The tennis tournaments at the 2012 Simmer Olympics in Lunnon wur staged at the Aw Ingland Club in Wimbledon, frae 28 Julie tae 5 August, the first grass court tournament syne tennis wis reintroduced tae the Olympics.[1] A tot o 190 players competit in five events: singles an doubles for baith men an weemen an, for the first time syne 1924, mixed doubles wur offeecially includit. The Olympic tennis events wur run an organised bi the Lunnon Organising Committee o the Olympic Gemmes (LOCOG) an the Internaitional Tennis Federation (ITF), an wur pairt o the Association o Tennis Professionals an Weemen's Tennis Association's tours.

Neither o the defendin singles champions competit, syne Elena Dementieva ha retired frae professional tennis in 2010[2] an Rafael Nadal withdrew due tae tendinitis.[3] Andy Murray beat Roger Federer. Serena Williams defeatit Maria Sharapova an alang wi her sister Venus Williams defendit her Weemen's doubles title. The Bryan brothers teuk the Men's doubles title also.

Serena Williams acame the seicont female player tae win a career Gowden Grand Slam efter winnin the gowd medal an the first player in history, male or female, tae win the career Gowden Grand Slam in baith singles an doubles.[4]

Pynts distribution[eedit | eedit soorce]

The pynts distribution for the Association o Tennis Professionals an the Weemen's Tennis Association tours, anent anly singles competition on the 2012 Olympic Gemmes, is leetit below.[5]

Stage Gowd Medal Siller Medal Bronze Medal Fowerth Place Quarterfinals Roond o 16 Roond o 32 Roond o 64
Men's singles 750 450 340 270 135 70 35 5
Weemen's singles 685 470 340 260 175 95 55 1

Medal summary[eedit | eedit soorce]

Medal table[eedit | eedit soorce]

 Rank  Naition Gowd Siller Bronze Tot
1  United States (USA) 3 0 1 4
2  Great Breetain (GBR) 1 1 0 2
3  Belaroushie (BLR) 1 0 1 2
4  Fraunce (FRA) 0 1 1 2
 Roushie (RUS) 0 1 1 2
6  Czech Republic (CZE) 0 1 0 1
 Swisserland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
8  Argentinae (ARG) 0 0 1 1
Grand Tot 5 5 5 15

Medal events[eedit | eedit soorce]

Event Gowd Siller Bronze
Men's singles Andy Murray
 Great Breetain
Roger Federer
Juan Martín del Potro
Men's doubles Bob Bryan
an Mike Bryan
 United States
Michaël Llodra
an Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Julien Benneteau
an Richard Gasquet
Weemen's singles Serena Williams
 United States
Maria Sharapova
Victoria Azarenka
Weemen's doubles Serena Williams
an Venus Williams
 United States
Andrea Hlaváčková
an Lucie Hradecká
 Czech Republic
Maria Kirilenko
an Nadia Petrova
Mixed doubles Victoria Azarenka
an Max Mirnyi
Laura Robson
an Andy Murray
 Great Breetain
Lisa Raymond
an Mike Bryan
 United States

Singles seeds[eedit | eedit soorce]

Seedins are based on the rankins as o 23 Julie 2012.

Men's singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Seed Rank Player Status
1 1  Roger Federer (SUI) Finals lost tae  Andy Murray (GBR) [3]
2 2  Novak Djokovic (SRB) Semifinals lost tae  Andy Murray (GBR) [3]
Bronze medal lost tae Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) [8]
3 4  Andy Murray (GBR) Finals defeatit  Roger Federer (SUI) [1]
4 5  David Ferrer (ESP) Third Roond lost tae  Kei Nishikori (JPN) [15]
5 6  Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) Quarterfinals lost tae  Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]
6 7  Tomáš Berdych (CZE) First Roond lost tae  Steve Darcis (BEL)
7 8  Janko Tipsarević (SRB) Third Roond lost tae  John Isner (USA) [10]
8 9  Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) Semifinals lost tae  Roger Federer (SUI) [1]
Bronze medal defeated  Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]
9 10  Juan Mónaco (ARG) Seicont Round lost tae  Feliciano López (ESP)
10 11  John Isner (USA) Quarterfinals lost tae  Roger Federer (SUI) [1]
11 12  Nicolás Almagro (ESP) Quarterfinals lost tae  Andy Murray (GBR)
12 14  Gilles Simon (FRA) Third Roond lost tae  Juan Martín del Potro (ARG)
13 15  Marin Čilić (CRO) Seicont Roond lost tae  Lleyton Hewitt (AUS)
14 16  Fernando Verdasco (ESP) First Roond lost tae  Denis Istomin (UZB)
15 18  Kei Nishikori (JPN) Quarterfinals lost tae  Juan Martín del Potro (ARG) [8]
16 21  Richard Gasquet (FRA) Seicont Roond lost tae  Marcos Baghdatis (CYP)

Widrawn Players[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rank Player Pynts Pynts defendin Points Won New pynts Widrew due tae
4 Rafael Nadal
Knee tendinitis[6]

Weemen's singles[eedit | eedit soorce]

Seed Rank Player Status
1 1  Victoria Azarenka (BLR) Semifinals lost tae  Serena Williams (USA) [4]
Bronze medal defeatit  Maria Kirilenko (RUS) [14]
2 2  Agnieszka Radwańska (POL) First Roond lost tae  Julia Görges (GER)
3 3  Maria Sharapova (RUS) Finals lost tae  Serena Williams (USA) [4]
4 4  Serena Williams (USA) Finals defeatit  Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3]
5 5  Samantha Stosur (AUS) First Roond lost tae  Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP)
6 6  Petra Kvitová (CZE) Quarterfinals lost tae  Maria Kirilenko (RUS) [14]
7 7  Angelique Kerber (GER) Quarterfinals lost tae  Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1]
8 8  Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) Quarterfinals lost tae  Serena Williams (USA) [4]
9 9  Sara Errani (ITA) First Roond lost tae  Venus Williams (USA)
10 11  Li Na (CHN) First Roond lost tae  Daniela Hantuchová (SVK)
11 12  Ana Ivanović (SRB) Third Roond lost tae  Kim Clijsters (BEL)
12 13  Dominika Cibulková (SVK) First Roond lost tae  Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL)
13 14  Vera Zvonareva (RUS) Third Roond lost tae  Serena Williams (USA) [4]
14 15  Maria Kirilenko (RUS) Semifinal lost tae  Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3]
Bronze medal lost tae  Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1]
15 17  Sabine Lisicki (GER) Third Roond lost tae  Maria Sharapova (RUS) [3]
16 19  Nadia Petrova (RUS) Third Roond lost tae  Victoria Azarenka (BLR) [1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tennis". London 2012 Organization Committee. Archived frae the original on 24 Mey 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2008.
  2. "Elena Dementieva retiring from tour". ESPN Sport. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. "London 2012: Rafael Nadal withdraws from Olympics". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  4. Wine, Steven (4 August 2012). "Serena Williams Wins Gold Medal In Olympic Singles Tennis, Beats Maria Sharapova In Final". Huffington Post. Retrieved 7 Mairch 2013.
  5. "Ranking Points". itftennis.com. Retrieved 17 Julie 2012.
  6. "Nadal withdraws from Olympics with knee injury". www.globalpost.com. 19 Julie 2012.

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