Tennis at the Simmer Olympics

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Tennis at the Simmer Olympics
Tennis pictogram.svg
Governing body ITF
Events 5 (men: 2; women: 2; mixed: 1)
Gemmes
  • 1896
  • 1900
  • 1904
  • 1908
  • 1912
  • 1920
  • 1924
  • 1928
  • 1932
  • 1936
  • 1948
  • 1952
  • 1956
  • 1960
  • 1964
  • 1968
  • 1972
  • 1976
  • 1980
  • 1984
  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1996
  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012
  • 2016
  • 2020
Note: demonstration sport years indicated in italics

Tennis (lawn tennis) wis pairt o the Simmer Olympic Gemmes program frae the inaugural 1896 Simmer Olympics, but wis dropped efter the 1924 Simmer Olympics due tae disputes atween the Internaitional Lawn Tennis Federation an the Internaitional Olympic Committee ower allaein amateur players tae compete.[1][2] Efter twa appearances as a demonstration sport in 1968 an 1984,[3] it returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Simmer Olympics an haes been played at every edeetion o the Gemmes syne then.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Soltis, Greg (July 27, 2012). "Olympic Events Through History". LiveScience. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. Williams, Wythe (July 27, 1928). "SOCCER AND TENNIS BARRED IN OLYMPICS". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  3. "Olympic Tennis Event - History: Overview". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  4. "2 More Olympic Games". The New York Times. October 2, 1981. Retrieved 2012-08-01.