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 (USA)
Men's Doubles
 Vincent Richards / Francis Hunter (USA)
Women's Doubles
 Hazel Wightman / Helen Wills (USA)
Mixed Doubles
 Hazel Wightman / R. Norris Williams (USA)
← 1920 · Summer Olympics · 1968 →

Final results of the Tennis competition at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

After the 1924 Olympics, the tennis competition would be dropped until 1988. The mixed doubles competition did not return until the 2012 Olympics.

Tennis

Schedule[edit]

Date 13 July 14 July 15 July 16 July 17 July 18 July 19 July 20 July 21 July
Day Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Time M A M Afternoon Morning Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon
Men's singles Elimination rounds Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze/Final
Women's singles Elimination rounds Elimination/
Round of 16
Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze/Final
Men's doubles Elimination rounds Elimination/Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze/Final
Women's doubles Elimination Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze/Final
Mixed doubles Elimination Round of 16 Elimination/
Round of 16
Round of 16 Round of 16/
Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze/Final

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
Uberto De Morpurgo
 Italy
Men's doubles
details
Vincent Richards
and Francis Hunter
 United States
Jacques Brugnon
and Henri Cochet
 France
Jean Borotra
and René Lacoste
 France
Women's singles
details
Helen Wills
 United States
Julie Vlasto
 France
Kathleen McKane
 Great Britain
Women's doubles
details
Hazel Wightman
and Helen Wills
 United States
Phyllis Covell
and Kathleen McKane
 Great Britain
Evelyn Colyer
and Dorothy Shepherd-Barron
 Great Britain
Mixed doubles
details
Hazel Wightman
and R. Norris Williams
 United States
Marion Jessup
and Vincent Richards
 United States
Kea 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. 

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