Tennis at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Tennis at the 1924 Summer Olympics
Edition 7
Surface Red clay
Location Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes
Champions
Men's Singles
 Vincent Richards (USA)
Women's Singles
 Helen Wills Moody (USA)
Men's Doubles
 Francis Hunter / Vincent Richards (USA)
Women's Doubles
Hazel Wightman / Helen Wills Moody
 United States
Mixed Doubles
 Hazel Wightman / R. Norris Williams (USA)

Final results of the Tennis competition at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.(See ITF Guide).

After the 1924 Olympics, the tennis competition would be banned until 1988. The mixed doubles competition returned not until the 2012 Olympics.

Tennis

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 5 1 0 6
2  France (FRA) 0 3 1 4
3  Great Britain (GBR) 0 1 2 3
4  Italy (ITA) 0 0 1 1
 Netherlands (NED) 0 0 1 1
Total 5 5 5 15

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Singles
details
Vincent Richards
 United States
Henri Cochet
 France
Umberto De Morpurgo
 Italy
Men's Doubles
details
Francis Hunter
and Vincent Richards
 United States
Jacques Brugnon
and Henri Cochet
 France
Jean Borotra
and René Lacoste
 France
Women's Singles
details
Helen Wills Moody
 United States
Julie Vlasto
 France
Kathleen McKane
 Great Britain
Women's Doubles
details
Hazel Wightman
and Helen Wills Moody
 United States
Phyllis Covell
and Kathleen McKane
 Great Britain
Evelyn Colyer
and Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
 Great Britain
Mixed Doubles
details
Hazel Wightman
and Richard Williams
 United States
Marion Jessup
and Vincent Richards
 United States
Kornelia Bouman
and Hendrik Timmer
 Netherlands

Participating nations[edit]

There were 124 tennis players from 27 countries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (ed.) M. Avé, Comité Olympique Français. Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade Paris 1924 – Rapport Officiel (PDF) (in French). Paris: Librairie de France. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 May 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 39 seulement s’alignérent, ne représentant plus que 24 nations, la Chine, le Portugal et la Yougoslavie ayant déclaré forfait.