Who won the 2012 Tennis Olympics?

Who won the 2012 Tennis Olympics?

Andy Murray
Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s singles

Men’s singles
Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Champion Andy Murray
Runner-up Roger Federer
Final score 6–2, 6–1, 6–4

Who won the bronze medal in men’s tennis single in London Olympics 2012?

Juan Martin del Potro
In a highly contested bout between two tennis greats, Juan Martin del Potro defeated Novak Djokovic and secured the 2012 Olympic bronze medal for Argentina in men’s singles tennis.

What did Andy Murray win 2012?

the US Open
In winning the US Open, Murray became the first British man to win a Grand Slam title in 76 years, the last winner being Fred Perry in 1936…

Who among these following athletes won the women’s tennis singles title at the Olympics 2012?

Serena Williams
Summary. In the women’s singles tournament, Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova while losing only one game in the final for the gold medal and her sixth major event win at Wimbledon, having won the ladies’ singles tournament at The Championships less than three weeks earlier as well as in 2002, 2003, 2009 and 2010 …

Why is tennis not an Olympic sport?

Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program from the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics, but was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics due to disputes between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee over how to define amateur players.

Who was the first female Olympic champion?

Hélène de Pourtalès
The first Olympic Games to feature female athletes was the 1900 Games in Paris. Hélène de Pourtalès of Switzerland became the first woman to compete at the Olympic Games and became the first female Olympic champion, as a member of the winning team in the first 1 to 2 ton sailing event on May 22, 1900.

How old is Shapovalov?

22 years (April 15, 1999)
Denis Shapovalov/Age

Who beat Murray to win Olympic gold?

Roger Federer
In the 2012 Olympic Games, Murray defeated Roger Federer in straight sets to win the gold medal in the men’s singles final, becoming the first British singles champion in over 100 years.

Is tennis a hard sport?

Many people consider tennis one of the hardest sports to learn, due to the need for hand-eye coordination, flexibility, agility, strength, and speed. Players must master different shots and learn the mental side of the game, which is considered the hardest part.

Where is tennis most popular?

Popularity of Tennis Around the World

ranking Country Regional Popularity *
1 Australia 100
2 France 71
3 New Zealand 70
4 Switzerland 69

Who was the winner of the 2012 US Open tennis tournament?

The 2012 US Open Men’s Singles final was the championship tennis match of the Men’s Singles tournament at the 2012 US Open. In the final, Andy Murray defeated defending champion Novak Djokovic 7–6 (12–10), 7–5, 2–6, 3–6, 6–2 to win the match.

Where was the mens singles tennis tournament held in 2012?

The men’s singles tennis tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London was held at the All England Club in Wimbledon from 28 July to 5 August, making it the first Olympic grass court tournament since tennis was re-introduced to the Games.

Who was the gold medalist in tennis at the 2012 Olympics?

Great Britain’s Andy Murray defeated Federer in the final, 6–2, 6–1, 6–4, to win the gold medal.

When did tennis return to the Olympic Games?

Highlights from the Wimbledon as the gold, silver and bronze medals are decided in the men’s tennis singles event at the London 2012 Olympic Games (5 August 2012). Tennis has a long Olympic history but withdrew from the programme after 1924. It did not return as a medal sport until 1988.