Alexander Zverev just might have figured something out. Zverev, the talented German battling to break into the highest level of his sport, won the gold medal in the Olympic tennis tournament Sunday, defeating Karen Khachanov of Russia in straight sets 6-3, 6-1.
Who is the only tennis player to win a medal in Summer Olympics?
Andy Murray is the only player to have won two singles gold medals, and the only singles player to have retained the Olympic title.
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Is Olympic tennis prestigious?
Tennis at the Olympics in its current form is only 30 years old (not including 1896–1924) and has been held 8 times compared to the decades of history the Grandslams have. That being said, the prestige of being an Olympian itself is unparalleled and that is what seems to resonate among the players.
Who won the Olympic medal in India?
Neeraj Chopra, India’s only gold winner at Tokyo 2020, got Rs 75 lakhs from the IOA while silver medalists Mirabai Chanu and Ravi Kumar Dahiya received cheques worth Rs 40 lakh each.
Why was tennis removed from the Olympics?
Tennis was on the Olympic programme from the Games of the I Olympiad in Athens in 1896, until the Games of the VIII Olympiad in Paris in 1924. It was then removed from the programme owing to a difference of opinion between the IOC and the International Tennis Federation.
Where is tennis most popular?
Popularity of Tennis Around the World
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