Tennis schedule for the Tokyo Games have been announced



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Tennis schedule for the Tokyo Games have been announced

The Tokyo Organising Committee has confirmed that the Olympic Tennis event schedule for the Olympic Games which have been postponed to 2021.

Tennis schedule for the Tokyo Olympic Games have been released

According to the ITF website, the schedule for the 2021 Games has been released for the tennis event.

The Olympic Tennis Event in 2021 will take place in the same competition venue, which is the Ariake Tennis Park - as had been planned for 2020. The tennis event will start on Saturday 24 July 2021 and is scheduled to be completed on 1 August 2021.

Below are the medal events for the Olympic Tennis Event - Date and Time: Friday 30 July 12:00 - 20:00 Ariake Tennis Park - Center Court
Men's Doubles Gold Medal Match
Men's Doubles Victory Ceremony Ariake Tennis Park - Court 1
Men's Doubles Bronze Medal Match Date and Time: Saturday 31 July 12:00 - 20:00 Ariake Tennis Park - Center Court
Men's Singles Bronze Medal Match
Women's Singles Bronze Medal Match
Women's Singles Gold Medal Match
Women's Singles Victory Ceremony Ariake Tennis Park - Court 1
Women's Doubles Bronze Medal Match
Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match Date and Time: Sunday 1 August 12:00 - 20:00 Ariake Tennis Park - Center Court
Men's Singles Gold Medal Match
Men's Singles Victory Ceremony
Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match
Women's Doubles Victory Ceremony
Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match
Mixed Doubles Victory Ceremony Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program from the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics, but was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics.

It returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Summer Olympics and has been played at every edition of the Games since then. Monica Pug won the women's singles gold medal at the 2016 Rio Games while Britain's Andy Murray won the men's singles gold medal in 2016.

Russians Ekaterina Makarova & Elena Vesnina won the women's doubles event while Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Rafael Nadal won the men's doubles event and Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Jack Sock won the mixed doubles event.

The 2020 Summer Olympics was originally scheduled to take place between 24 July and 9 August 2020 but the Games have been rescheduled for 23 July to 8 August 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.This is the first time that the Summer Olympic Games have been postponed rather than cancelled.