Tennis at the Pan American Games

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Tennis has been an event at the Pan American Games since the first edition in 1951, with the exception of 1971.[1]

Currently, singles and doubles events for both men and women are contested. Mixed doubles was contested until 1995, and a team event was held in 1991 and 1995.

Results[edit]

Current events[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1951 Buenos Aires Argentina Enrique Morea (ARG) Argentina Alejo Russell (ARG) Mexico Gustavo Palafox (MEX)
1955 Mexico City United States Arthur Larsen (USA) Argentina Enrique Morea (ARG) Chile Luis Ayala (CHI)
1959 Chicago Chile Luis Ayala (CHI) Canada Robert Bedard (CAN) United States John Douglas (USA)
1963 São Paulo Brazil Ronald Barnes (BRA) Mexico Mario Llamas (MEX) Mexico Francisco Contreras (MEX)
1967 Winnipeg Brazil Thomas Koch (BRA) United States Herbert Fitzgibbon (USA) United States Arthur Ashe (USA)
1971 Cali Event not held
1975 Mexico City United States Kenneth Walts (USA) Mexico Adolfo Gonzalez (MEX) Puerto Rico Freddy de Jesus (PUR)
1979 San Juan United States Mel Purcell (USA) Chile Ricardo Acuña (CHI) Ecuador Andrés Gómez (ECU)
1983 Caracas United States Greg Holmes (USA) Mexico Fernando Pérez (MEX) Argentina Carlos Miniussi (ARG)
1987 Indianapolis Brazil Fernando Roese (BRA) United States Al Parker (USA) United States Luke Jensen (USA)
1991 Havana Mexico Luis Herrera (MEX) United States David DiLucia (USA) Brazil Marcelo Saliola (BRA)
1995 Mar del Plata Argentina Hernán Gumy (ARG) Argentina Javier Frana (ARG) Venezuela Jimy Szymanski (VEN)
1999 Winnipeg United States Paul Goldstein (USA) United States Cecil Mamiit (USA) Argentina David Nalbandian (ARG)
Brazil Paulo Taicher (BRA)
2003 Santo Domingo Brazil Fernando Meligeni (BRA) Chile Marcelo Ríos (CHI) Venezuela José de Armas (VEN)
United States Alex Kim (USA)
2007 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Flávio Saretta (BRA) Chile Adrián García (CHI) Argentina Eduardo Schwank (ARG)
2011 Guadalajara Colombia Robert Farah (COL) Brazil Rogério Dutra da Silva (BRA) Dominican Republic Víctor Estrella (DOM)

Men's doubles[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1951 Buenos Aires Argentina Enrique Morea
and Alejo Russell (ARG)
Chile Mexico Mexico
1955 Mexico City Mexico Mario Llamas
and Gustavo Palafox (MEX)
Argentina United States
1959 Chicago Mexico Antonio Palafox
and Gustavo Palafox (MEX)
Argentina United States
1963 São Paulo Brazil Ronald Barnes
and Carlos Fernandes (BRA)
Mexico Mexico Brazil Iarte Adam
and Thomaz Koch (BRA)
1967 Winnipeg Brazil Thomas Koch
and José Mandarino (BRA)
Mexico Mexico Ecuador
1971 Cali event not held
1975 Mexico City United States Kenneth Walts
and Bruce Manson (USA)
Mexico Adolfo Gonzalez
and n/a  (MEX)
Brazil João Américo Soares Júnior
and João Carlos Schimdt Filho (BRA)
1979 San Juan United States Andy Kohlberg
and Mel Purcell (USA)
Chile Puerto Rico
1983 Caracas United States Eric Korita
and Jon Levine (USA)
Mexico Venezuela
1987 Indianapolis United States Luke Jensen
and Patrick McEnroe (USA)
Mexico Costa Rica
Guatemala
1991 Havana Puerto Rico Miguel Nido
and Joey Rive (PUR)
Mexico Cuba
Puerto Rico
1995 Mar del Plata Argentina Javier Frana
and Luis Lobo (ARG)
Venezuela Juan Bianchi Pacheco
and Nicholas Pereira (VEN)
Chile
Mexico
1999 Winnipeg Brazil André Sá
and Paulo Taicher (BRA)
Mexico Marco Osorio Salinas
and Óscar Ortiz (MEX)
United States Bob Bryan
and Mike Bryan (USA)
Venezuela Maurice Ruah
and Johny Romero (VEN)
2003 Santo Domingo Mexico Santiago González
and Alejandro Hernández (MEX)
Chile Adrián García
and Marcelo Ríos (CHI)
Argentina Cristián Villagrán
and Carlos Berlocq (ARG)
United States Alex Bogomolov, Jr.
and Jeff Morrison (USA)
2007 Rio de Janeiro Argentina Horacio Zeballos
and Eduardo Schwank (ARG)
Chile Adrián García
and Jorge Aguilar (CHI)
Mexico Santiago González
and Víctor Romero (MEX)
2011 Guadalajara Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal
and Robert Farah (COL)
Ecuador Júlio César Campozano
and Roberto Andres Quiroz (ECU)
United States Nicholas Monroe
and Greg Ouelette (USA)

Women's singles[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1951 Buenos Aires Argentina María Teran de Weiss (ARG) Argentina Felisa Piedrola de Zappa (ARG) Mexico Imelda Ramírez (MEX)
1955 Mexico City Mexico Rosa María Reyes (MEX) Mexico Yolanda Ramírez (MEX) Venezuela Ingrid Metzner (VEN)
1959 Chicago United States Althea Gibson (USA) Mexico Yolanda Ramirez (MEX) United States Dorothy Knode (USA)
1963 São Paulo Brazil Maria Bueno (BRA) Mexico Yolanda Ramírez (MEX) United States Darlene Hard (USA)
1967 Winnipeg Mexico Elena Subirats (MEX) United States Patsy Rippy (USA) United States Jane Albert (USA)
1971 Cali event not held
1975 Mexico City United States Lele Forood (USA) Brazil Pat Medrado (BRA) Chile L. Musalen (CHI)
1979 San Juan United States Susan Hagey (USA) United States Trey Lewis (USA) Mexico María Llamas (MEX)
1983 Caracas United States Gretchen Rush (USA) Puerto Rico Gigi Fernández (PUR) Mexico Heliene Steden (MEX)
1987 Indianapolis Brazil Gisele Miró (BRA) Colombia Adriana Isaza (COL) Argentina María Méndez (ARG)
Uruguay Patricia Miller (URU)
1991 Havana United States Pam Shriver (USA) Dominican Republic Joelle Schad (DOM) Brazil Andrea Vieira (BRA)
1995 Mar del Plata Argentina Florencia Labat (ARG) United States Ann Grossman (USA) United States Chanda Rubin (USA)
1999 Winnipeg Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi (VEN) United States Tara Snyder (USA) Argentina Mariana Díaz-Oliva (ARG)
United States Alexandra Stevenson (USA)
2003 Santo Domingo Venezuela Milagros Sequera (VEN) United States Sarah Taylor (USA) Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi (PUR)
United States Ansley Cargill (USA)
2007 Rio de Janeiro Venezuela Milagros Sequera (VEN) Colombia Mariana Duque Marino (COL) Argentina Betina Jozami (ARG)
2011 Guadalajara United States Irina Falconi (USA) Puerto Rico Mónica Puig (PUR) United States Christina McHale (USA)

Women's doubles[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1951 Buenos Aires Argentina María Teran de Weiss
and Felisa Piedrola de Zappa (ARG)
Mexico Mexico Brazil Helena Stark
and Silvia Villari (BRA)
1955 Mexico City Mexico Rosa María Reyes
and Esther Reyes (MEX)
Argentina Brazil Ingrid Charlotte Metzner
and Maria Esther Bueno (BRA)
1959 Chicago Mexico Yolanda Ramírez
and Rosa María Reyes (MEX)
United States Mexico Mexico
1963 São Paulo United States Darlene Hard
and Carole Caldwell (USA)
Brazil Maria Esther Bueno
and Maureen Schwartz (BRA)
Mexico Yolanda Ramírez
and Elena Subirats (MEX)
1967 Winnipeg United States Jane Albert
and Patsy Rippy (USA)
Ecuador Canada
1971 Cali event not held
1975 Mexico City United States Sandra Stap
and Stephanie Tolleson (USA)
Brazil Maria Cristina Andrade
and Wanda Bustamante Ferraz (BRA)
Cuba
1979 San Juan United States Ann Henricksson
and Susan Hagey (USA)
Canada Puerto Rico
1983 Caracas United States Gretchen Rush
and Louise Allen (USA)
Puerto Rico Mexico
1987 Indianapolis United States Sonia Hahn
and Ronni Reis (USA)
Argentina Mexico
Puerto Rico
1991 Havana United States Pam Shriver
and Donna Faber (USA)
Brazil Andrea Vieira
and Claudia Chabalgoti (BRA)
Chile
Mexico
1995 Mar del Plata Argentina Mercedes Paz
and Patricia Tarabini (ARG)
United States Brazil Andrea Vieira
and Luciana Camargo Tella (BRA)
Mexico
1999 Winnipeg Brazil Joana Santos
and Vanessa Menga (BRA)
Chile Barbara Castro Díaz
and Paula Cabezas (CHI)
Argentina Mariana Díaz-Oliva
and Clarisa Fernández (ARG)
Canada Renata Kolbovic
and Aneta Soukup (CAN)
2003 Santo Domingo Brazil Bruna Coloso
and Joana Cortez (BRA)
Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi
and Vilmarie Castellvi (PUR)
Cuba Yamile Fors
and Yanet Núñez (CUB)
Mexico Karin Palme
and Melissa Torres (MEX)
2007 Rio de Janeiro Argentina Betina Jozami
and Jorgelina Cravero (ARG)
Colombia Mariana Duque Marino
and Karen Castiblanco (COL)
Brazil Teliana Pereira
and Joana Cortez (BRA)
2011 Guadalajara Argentina María Irigoyen
and Florencia Molinero (ARG)
United States Irina Falconi
and Christina McHale (USA)
Colombia Catalina Castaño
and Mariana Duque (COL)

Mixed doubles[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1951 Buenos Aires Mexico Imelda Ramírez
and Gustavo Palafox (MEX)
Argentina Argentina
1955 Mexico City Mexico Yolanda Ramírez
and Gustavo Palafox (MEX)
Argentina Argentina
1959 Chicago Mexico Yolanda Ramírez
and Gustavo Palafox (MEX)
Mexico Mexico United States
1963 São Paulo Mexico Yolanda Ramírez
and Francisco Contreras (MEX)
Brazil Thomaz Koch
and Maria Esther Bueno (BRA)
United States
1967 Winnipeg United States Jane Albert
and Arthur Ashe (USA)
Mexico Mexico Ecuador
1971 Cali event not held
1975 Mexico City United States Lele Forood
and Hank Pfister (USA)
Puerto Rico Mexico
1979 San Juan Venezuela Marlin Noriega
and Juan Boveda (VEN)
United States Mexico
1983 Caracas Venezuela Nuria Alasia
and Iñaki Calvo (VEN)
Mexico United States
1987 Indianapolis Mexico Lucila Becerra
and Gilberto Cicero (MEX)
Argentina Brazil Fernando Roese
and Gisele Miró (BRA)
Cuba
1991 Havana United States Pam Shriver
and David DiLucia (USA)
Brazil William Kyriakos Junior
and Claudia Chabalgoti (BRA)
Dominican Republic
Puerto Rico
1995 Mar del Plata  Shaun Stafford
and Jack Waite (USA)
Argentina Cuba
1999-2007 event not held
2011 Guadalajara Mexico Ana Paula de la Peña
and Santiago González (MEX)
Chile Andrea Koch Benvenuto
and Guillermo Rivera-Aránguiz (CHI)
Brazil Ana Clara Duarte
and Rogério Dutra da Silva (BRA)

Discontinued events[edit]

Men's team[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1991 Havana Brazil Puerto Rico Chile
Cuba
1995 Mar del Plata Argentina Uruguay Chile
United States

Women's team[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
1991 Havana Brazil Venezuela Chile
Cuba
1995 Mar del Plata Argentina Chile Brazil
United States

Resources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pan American Games tennis