Tokyo Olympics 2020 Players – Entry List ARGENTINA MEN’S SINGLES Diego Schwartzman, Facundo Bagnis, Federico Coria, Francisco Cerundolo WOMEN’S SINGLES Nadia Podoroska (ITF) MEN’S DOUBLES Andres Molteni/Horacio Zeballos, Facundo Bagnis/Diego Schwartzman AUSTRALIA MEN’S SINGLES John Millman, James Duckworth
The WTA and ATP have published the entry lists for the Tokyo Olympic Tennis Event. The finalized entry list includes 15 of the WTA Top 20, with only the USA’s Sofia Kenin and Serena Williams ...
Olympic and Paralympic Tennis Entries Announced By The ITF. July 1, 2021 by TennisGrandstand Leave a Comment. The ITF has announced the complete entry lists for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Tennis Events. The Olympic Tennis Event will be held at the Ariake Tennis Park from Saturday 24 July until Sunday 1 August, with the Paralympic Tennis Event following at the same venue from Friday 27 August until Saturday 4 September.
A total of 46 nations are represented in this year’s Olympic Tennis Event, with 31 nations contesting the Paralympic Tennis Event. Novak Djokovic and Ashleigh Barty head the Olympic entries, and Shingo Kunieda, Diede de Groot and Dylan Alcott top the Paralympic line-up. According to the ITF’s Qualification Systems, entries are based on the ATP and WTA rankings of 14 June, and ITF wheelchair tennis rankings of 7 June.
According to the ITF’s Olympic Qualification System, entries are based on the WTA rankings on June 14, the Monday after Roland Garros. All players must be in good standing with their national association and have made themselves available to represent their country in the ITF’s international team competitions.
French Open 2021: Olympic entry list date changed after Roland-Garros event delayed by tennis officials due to national restrictions. The main draw of Roland-Garros will take place a week later than originally scheduled due to Covid restrictions in France The move means the rankings on 14 June will be used for the entry list into the Tokyo Games.
All players were required to have been part of a nominated team for a Fed/Davis Cup event in 2019 or 2020, and to have had a good standing with their National Olympic Committee. Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) could enter 6 male and 6 female athletes, with a maximum of 4 entries in the individual events, and 2 pairs in the doubles events. A total of 172 athletes will qualify to compete.
Tennis at the Summer Olympics. 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.
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