Tennis at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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Tennis at the 1992 Summer Olympics
Date 28 July-8 August 1992
Edition 11
Surface Clay (Red)
Location Tennis de la Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona
Champions
Men's Singles
 Marc Rosset (SUI)
Women's Singles
 Jennifer Capriati (USA)
Men's Doubles
 Boris Becker / Michael Stich (GER)
Women's Doubles
 Gigi Fernández / Mary Joe Fernández (USA)
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These are the final results for the tennis competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

American teenager Jennifer Capriati stunned[citation needed] German (and defending champion) Steffi Graf in the women's singles final to win the gold medal. Marc Rosset became the first Swiss Olympic tennis gold medallist.

The matches were played on outdoor clay courts at the Tennis de la Vall d'Hebron.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 0 1 3
2  Germany (GER) 1 1 0 2
3  Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 0 1
4  Spain (ESP) 0 2 1 3
5  South Africa (RSA) 0 1 0 1
6  Croatia (CRO) 0 0 2 2
 Unified Team (EUN) 0 0 2 2
8  Argentina (ARG) 0 0 1 1
 Australia (AUS) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 8 16

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Singles Marc Rosset
 Switzerland
Jordi Arrese
 Spain
Goran Ivanišević
 Croatia
Andrei Cherkasov
 Unified Team
Men's Doubles Boris Becker
and Michael Stich
 Germany
Wayne Ferreira
and Piet Norval
 South Africa
Goran Ivanišević
and Goran Prpić
 Croatia
Javier Frana
and Christian Miniussi
 Argentina
Women's Singles Jennifer Capriati
 United States
Steffi Graf
 Germany
Mary Joe Fernández
 United States
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
 Spain
Women's Doubles Gigi Fernández
and Mary Joe Fernández
 United States
Conchita Martínez
and Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
 Spain
Leila Meskhi
and Natasha Zvereva
 Unified Team
Nicole Bradtke
and Rachel McQuillan
 Australia

References[edit]