Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics
Date July–August
Edition 12
Surface Hard
Location Stone Mountain Tennis Center, Atlanta
Men's Singles
Andre Agassi
 United States
Women's Singles
Lindsay Davenport
 United States
Men's Doubles
Todd Woodbridge / Mark Woodforde
Women's Doubles
Gigi Fernández / Mary Joe Fernández
 United States
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At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, the host nation United States won 3 of the 4 gold medals in tennis. For the first time since 1924 Olympics, a single bronze medal was awarded in each event.

For the first time since the reintroduction of the sport at the Olympics, two of the number 1 singles players (Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf) withdrew before they began due to injuries.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

1 United States (USA)3003
2 Australia (AUS)1001
3 Spain (ESP)0213
4 Czech Republic (CZE)0112
5 Great Britain (GBR)0101
6 Germany (GER)0011
 India (IND)0011
Totals (7 nations)44412


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles Andre Agassi
 United States
Sergi Bruguera
Leander Paes
Women's singles Lindsay Davenport
 United States
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Jana Novotná
 Czech Republic
Men's doubles  Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
 Neil Broad
and Tim Henman (GBR)
 Marc-Kevin Goellner
and David Prinosil (GER)
Women's doubles  Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
 Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková (CZE)
 Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)


  1. ^ Finn, Robin (July 17, 1996). "OLYMPICS;Injuries Force Sampras and Graf to Skip Games". The New York Times. Retrieved June 16, 2017.