Tennis is one of the highlighted events in Rio 2016 Olympics
Tennis is one of the highlighted events in Rio 2016 Olympics – The Olympic programs established with a virtual grand slam strength is looking forward to the competitions of singles and doubles with all time favorites on tennis like Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer along with the Williams sisters. But the sad news is, Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic are the two biggest omissions in the Australian team. However, the talented Australian team is captained by the great legend Lleyton Hewitt and is still looking ahead to put together its score.
Venue and the accurate dates for tennis event
The tennis tournaments in Rio will be staged at the Olympic Tennis Centre situated in the Barra Olympic Park in Australia. The tennis surface consists of hard court related to the other events of North America. The events for men, women and doubles are held greater than nine days from 6th August to 14th August. Throughout the tournaments, the early stage runs from 10 am to 11 pm local time and the play nearly finishes at 9am. The gold medal matches of tennis will be played on the final two days of the competition from the midday t till 8pm local time.
About Australia’s team and their probability
Kyrgios and tomic are departed from the games because of some personal reasons and a packed schedule. Since their places are occupied by Thanasi Kokkinakis and John Milman, these willrepresent as Australian players in the men’s singles. The Australian women’s team consists of full strength with Daria Gavrilova, who will clearly represent her newly adopted nation. She will join world No.14 Samantha Stosur in women singles and later with the pair to team up in women’s doubles.
A wellknown men’s double specialists are John Peers and Veteran Chris Guccione. The Australian tennis team participated in the Rio Olympics 2016 are : Sam Stosur for women’s singles as well as doubles, Daria Gavrilova apart from representing in both women’s singles as well as doubles, Thanaski Kokkinakis in men’s single, John Milman apart from representing in men’s singles, John Peers and Chris Guccione in men’s doubles.
The strong field is confirmed in the Rio Olympics, tennis superstars Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are the gold medal favorites. The withdrawal of Kyrgios is a considerable drive to Australia’s medal hopes, however Stosur is constantly a peril on the hard court and plays well.
Greatest effort of players in previous matches
Samantha Stosur’s best tennis experience was behind her 32 years. Stosur makes an encouraging return to form in 2016 and it was highlighted by the surprise run to the French Open semis. She and Gavrilova were the 2011 US open winners and they will be the tough doubles team to be beaten. John peers and Chris Guccione in Australia has become the experienced players in men’s doubles team, who have the ability to challenge for a gold medal.
Peers recently falling out to the world’s top ten list is a doubles specialist. He is also likely to partner with Stosur in the mixed event. Djokovic is one of the dominant athlete in the event of tennis and he would always like Olympic gold medals. Federer will be the double’s gold medalist in the Athens 2008 Olympics and singles silver medalist in London.
Federer seems to have a chance to claim another and pair up with Martina Hingis in the mixed doubles event. Williams sisters must be the most successful tennis players in Olympic history and will be back to chasing the fifth gold medal in the Rio Olympics. Williams sisters never played in a singles match and they will be famous for women’s doubles always.