|Men’s singles tennis at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad|
|Dates||6–14 August 2016|
|Competitors||64 from 34 nations|
Regarding this, who were the gold medal winners in the singles events at the 2016 Olympics?
|Men’s singles||Andy Murray Great Britain|
|Men’s doubles||Spain (ESP) Marc López Rafael Nadal|
|Women’s singles||Monica Puig Puerto Rico|
|Women’s doubles||Russia (RUS) Ekaterina Makarova Elena Vesnina|
Considering this, who is the only tennis player to win a medal in Summer Olympics?
|Venue||Athens Lawn Tennis Club|
|Gold medalist(s)||Men’s Singles||John Boland|
|Men’s Doubles||John Boland Friedrich Traun|
|Mixed Doubles||Not held|
Which country is the place of origin of tennis sport?
The modern game of tennis originated in Birmingham, England, in the late 19th century as lawn tennis. It had close connections both to various field (lawn) games such as croquet and bowls as well as to the older racket sport today called real tennis.
How many gold medals won in 2016?
27 gold medals
Who won the first gold medal in tennis?
Stefanie Graf, playing for West Germany, was the first singles gold medalist when tennis returned to the Olympic Games at Seoul 1988, defeating Gabriela Sabatini 6-3, 6-3 in the final as part of her unmatched Golden Slam feat that year.
Who has won Golden Slam in tennis?
What is the Golden Slam? Steffi Graf is the only player to win the Golden Slam. She did so in 1988 when she added gold at the Seoul Olympics to her trophy case, alongside the four tennis majors that year.
How high should a tennis net be at the center?
Who hit the fastest recorded serve in Open era history?
|Speed||263.0 km/h (163.4 mph)|
|Event||2012 Busan Open Challenger Tennis|