List of Olympic medalists in tennis

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Andy Murray at the 2011 Australian Open1 crop.jpg Wimbledon 2012 Day 10 Cropped.jpg
Andy Murray (left) and Serena Williams
won the men's and women's singles titles
respectively at the 2012 Summer Olympics

Tennis was first contested as a Summer Olympic sport in the 1896 Olympic Games, held in Athens. In the inaugural Olympic Games, only two tournaments were played: men's singles and men's doubles. Women were allowed to start to compete in singles and mixed doubles tennis events at the Olympic Games in 1900. Between 1928 and 1988, tennis was not included in the official Olympic program. Demonstration tennis events were, however, held twice, first in 1968 and later 1984. It was reinstated as a medal sport in 1988.

Kathleen McKane Godfree is the all-time record holder for the most Olympic medals in tennis, with one gold, two silvers, and two bronzes. Six players have earned four medals including Serena Williams and Venus Williams who sit on top of the overall medal table with four gold medals. Eight Americans have earned two or more gold medals, while a further ten athletes from other countries have achieved the feat, including six from Great Britain and two from France.

Current program[edit]

Singles (men)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Athens
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 John Pius Boland (GBR)  Dionysios Kasdaglis (GRE)  Momčilo Tapavica (HUN)
 Konstantinos Paspatis (GRE)
1900 Paris
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 Laurence Doherty (GBR)  Harold Mahony (GBR)  Reginald Doherty (GBR)
 Arthur Norris (GBR)
1904 St. Louis
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 Beals Wright (USA)  Robert LeRoy (USA)  Alphonzo Bell (USA)
 Edgar Leonard (USA)
1908 London
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 Josiah Ritchie (GBR)  Otto Froitzheim (GER)  Wilberforce Eaves (GBR)
1912 Stockholm
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 Charles Winslow (RSA)  Harold Kitson (RSA)  Oscar Kreuzer (GER)
1920 Antwerp
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 Louis Raymond (RSA)  Ichiya Kumagae (JPN)  Charles Winslow (RSA)
1924 Paris
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 Vincent Richards (USA)  Henri Cochet (FRA)  Umberto De Morpurgo (ITA)
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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 Miloslav Mečíř (TCH)  Tim Mayotte (USA)  Stefan Edberg (SWE)
 Brad Gilbert (USA)
1992 Barcelona
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 Marc Rosset (SUI)  Jordi Arrese (ESP)  Andrei Cherkasov (EUN)
 Goran Ivanišević (CRO)
1996 Atlanta
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 Andre Agassi (USA)  Sergi Bruguera (ESP)  Leander Paes (IND)
2000 Sydney
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 Yevgeny Kafelnikov (RUS)  Tommy Haas (GER)  Arnaud di Pasquale (FRA)
2004 Athens
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 Nicolás Massú (CHI)  Mardy Fish (USA)  Fernando González (CHI)
2008 Beijing
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 Rafael Nadal (ESP)  Fernando González (CHI)  Novak Djokovic (SRB)
2012 London
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 Andy Murray (GBR)  Roger Federer (SUI)  Juan Martín del Potro (ARG)

Singles (women)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Paris
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 Charlotte Cooper (GBR)  Hélène Prévost (FRA)  Marion Jones (USA)
 Hedwiga Rosenbaumová (BOH)
1904 St. Louis not included in the Olympic program
1908 London
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 Dorothea Lambert Chambers (GBR)  Dora Boothby (GBR)  Joan Winch (GBR)
1912 Stockholm
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 Marguerite Broquedis (FRA)  Dorothea Köring (GER)  Molla Bjurstedt (NOR)
1920 Antwerp
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 Suzanne Lenglen (FRA)  Dorothy Holman (GBR)  Kitty McKane (GBR)
1924 Paris
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 Helen Wills (USA)  Julie Vlasto (FRA)  Kitty McKane (GBR)
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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 Steffi Graf (FRG)  Gabriela Sabatini (ARG)  Zina Garrison (USA)
 Manuela Maleeva (BUL)
1992 Barcelona
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 Jennifer Capriati (USA)  Steffi Graf (GER)  Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
1996 Atlanta
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 Lindsay Davenport (USA)  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)  Jana Novotná (CZE)
2000 Sydney
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 Venus Williams (USA)  Elena Dementieva (RUS)  Monica Seles (USA)
2004 Athens
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 Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL)  Amélie Mauresmo (FRA)  Alicia Molik (AUS)
2008 Beijing
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 Elena Dementieva (RUS)  Dinara Safina (RUS)  Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
2012 London
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 Serena Williams (USA)  Maria Sharapova (RUS)  Victoria Azarenka (BLR)

Doubles (men)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Athens
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 John Pius Boland (GBR) and
 Friedrich Traun (GER)
 Demetrios Petrokokkinos
and Dionysios Kasdaglis (GRE)
 Edwin Flack (AUS) and
 George Robertson (GBR)
1900 Paris
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 Laurence Doherty
and Reginald Doherty (GBR)
 Max Décugis (FRA) and
 Basil Spalding de Garmendia (USA)
 Georges de la Chapelle
and André Prévost (FRA)
 Harold Mahony
and Arthur Norris (GBR)
1904 St. Louis
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 Edgar Leonard
and Beals Wright (USA)
 Alphonzo Bell
and Robert LeRoy (USA)
 Joseph Wear
and Allen West (USA)
 Clarence Gamble
and Arthur Wear (USA)
1908 London
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 George Hillyard
and Reginald Doherty (GBR)
 Josiah Ritchie
and James Parke (GBR)
 Clement Cazalet
and Charles Dixon (GBR)
1912 Stockholm
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 Harry Kitson
and Charles Winslow (RSA)
 Arthur Zborzil
and Fritz Pipes (AUT)
 Albert Canet
and Edouard Mény de Marangue (FRA)
1920 Antwerp
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 Oswald Turnbull
and Maxwell Woosnam (GBR)
 Ichiya Kumagae
and Seiichiro Kashio (JPN)
 Max Décugis
and Pierre Albarran (FRA)
1924 Paris
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 Vincent Richards
and Francis Hunter (USA)
 Jacques Brugnon
and Henri Cochet (FRA)
 Jean Borotra
and René Lacoste (FRA)
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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 Ken Flach
and Robert Seguso (USA)
 Emilio Sánchez
and Sergio Casal (ESP)
 Miloslav Mečíř
and Milan Šrejber (TCH)
 Stefan Edberg
and Anders Järryd (SWE)
1992 Barcelona
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 Boris Becker
and Michael Stich (GER)
 Wayne Ferreira
and Piet Norval (RSA)
 Javier Frana
and Christian Miniussi (ARG)
 Goran Ivanišević
and Goran Prpić (CRO)
1996 Atlanta
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 Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
 Neil Broad
and Tim Henman (GBR)
 Marc-Kevin Goellner
and David Prinosil (GER)
2000 Sydney
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 Sébastien Lareau
and Daniel Nestor (CAN)
 Todd Woodbridge
and Mark Woodforde (AUS)
 Àlex Corretja
and Albert Costa (ESP)
2004 Athens
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 Fernando González
and Nicolás Massú (CHI)
 Nicolas Kiefer
and Rainer Schüttler (GER)
 Mario Ančić
and Ivan Ljubičić (CRO)
2008 Beijing
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 Roger Federer
and Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
 Simon Aspelin
and Thomas Johansson (SWE)
 Bob Bryan
and Mike Bryan (USA)
2012 London
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 Bob Bryan
and Mike Bryan (USA)
 Michaël Llodra
and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
 Julien Benneteau
and Richard Gasquet (FRA)

Doubles (women)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1920 Antwerp
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 Margaret McNair
and Kitty McKane (GBR)
 Geraldine Beamish
and Dorothy Holman (GBR)
 Suzanne Lenglen
and Élisabeth d'Ayen (FRA)
1924 Paris
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 Hazel Wightman
and Helen Wills (USA)
 Phyllis Covell
and Kitty McKane (GBR)
 Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
and Evelyn Colyer (GBR)
1928–1984 not included in the Olympic program
1988 Seoul
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 Pam Shriver
and Zina Garrison (USA)
 Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková (TCH)
 Elizabeth Smylie
and Wendy Turnbull (AUS)
 Steffi Graf
and Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (FRG)
1992 Barcelona
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 Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
 Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
 Rachel McQuillan
and Nicole Bradtke (AUS)
 Leila Meskhi
and Natasha Zvereva (EUN)
1996 Atlanta
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 Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
 Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková (CZE)
 Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP)
2000 Sydney
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 Serena Williams
and Venus Williams (USA)
 Kristie Boogert
and Miriam Oremans (NED)
 Els Callens
and Dominique Van Roost (BEL)
2004 Athens
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 Li Ting
and Sun Tiantian (CHN)
 Conchita Martínez
and Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP)
 Paola Suárez
and Patricia Tarabini (ARG)
2008 Beijing
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 Serena Williams
and Venus Williams (USA)
 Anabel Medina Garrigues
and Virginia Ruano Pascual (ESP)
 Yan Zi
and Zheng Jie (CHN)
2012 London
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 Serena Williams
and Venus Williams (USA)
 Andrea Hlaváčková
and Lucie Hradecká (CZE)
 Maria Kirilenko
and Nadia Petrova (RUS)

Doubles (mixed)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Paris
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 Charlotte Cooper
and Reginald Doherty (GBR)
 Hélène Prévost (FRA) and
 Harold Mahoney (GBR)
 Marion Jones (USA) and
 Lawrence Doherty (GBR)
 Hedwiga Rosenbaumová (BOH) and
 Archibald Warden (GBR)
1904–1908 not included in the Olympic program
1912 Stockholm
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 Dorothea Köring
and Heinrich Schomburgk (GER)
 Sigrid Fick
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)
 Marguerite Broquedis
and Albert Canet (FRA)
1920 Antwerp
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 Suzanne Lenglen
and Max Decugis (FRA)
 Kathleen McKane
and Maxwell Woosnam (GBR)
 Milada Skrbková
and Ladislav Žemla (TCH)
1924 Paris
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 Hazel Wightman
and Norris Williams (USA)
 Marion Jessup
and Vincent Richards (USA)
 Kornelia Bouman
and Hendrik Timmer (NED)
1928–2008 not included in the Olympic program
2012 London
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 Victoria Azarenka
and Max Mirnyi (BLR)
 Laura Robson
and Andy Murray (GBR)
 Lisa Raymond
and Mike Bryan (USA)

Discontinued events[edit]

Indoor singles (men)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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 Arthur Gore (GBR)  George Caridia (GBR)  Josiah Ritchie (GBR)
1912 Stockholm
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 André Gobert (FRA)  Charles Dixon (GBR)  Tony Wilding (ANZ)

Indoor singles (women)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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 Gwendoline Eastlake-Smith (GBR)  Alice Greene (GBR)  Märtha Adlerstråhle (SWE)
1912 Stockholm
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 Edith Hannam (GBR)  Sofie Castenschiold (DEN)  Mabel Parton (GBR)

Indoor doubles (men)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1908 London
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 Herbert Barrett
and Arthur Gore (GBR)
 George Caridia
and George Simond (GBR)
 Wollmar Boström
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)
1912 Stockholm
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 Maurice Germot
and André Gobert (FRA)
 Carl Kempe
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)
 Alfred Beamish
and Charles Dixon (GBR)

Indoor doubles (mixed)[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1912 Stockholm
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 Edith Hannam
and Charles Dixon (GBR)
 Helen Aitchison
and Herbert Barrett (GBR)
 Sigrid Fick
and Gunnar Setterwall (SWE)

Athlete medal leaders[edit]

Rank Athlete Nation Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 McKane Godfree, KathleenKathleen McKane Godfree  Great Britain (GBR) 1920–1924 1 2 2 5
2 Williams, SerenaSerena Williams  United States (USA) 2000–2012 4 0 0 4
2 Williams, VenusVenus Williams  United States (USA) 2000–2012 4 0 0 4
4 Doherty, ReginaldReginald Doherty  Great Britain (GBR) 1900–1908 3 0 1 4
5 Dixon, CharlesCharles Dixon  Great Britain (GBR) 1908–1912 1 1 2 4
6 Sanchez Vicario, ArantxaArantxa Sánchez Vicario  Spain (ESP) 1992–1996 0 2 2 4
7 Setterwall, GunnarGunnar Setterwall  Sweden (SWE) 1908–1912 0 2 2 4

There are 13 other players with three medals and 39 with two.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

^A a The Olympic medal table is ranked first by the number of gold medals won and then by silver and bronze medals if there is a tie.

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