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Tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics
Date:   15–22 August
Edition:   14
Location:   Athens Olympic Tennis Centre, Athens
Surface:   DecoTurf
Champions
Men's singles
 Nicolás Massú (CHI)
Women's singles
 Justine Henin-Hardenne (BEL)
Men's doubles
 Fernando González / Nicolás Massú (CHI)
Women's doubles
 Li Ting / Sun Tiantian (CHN)
Tennis at the Summer Olympics
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Tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens took place on ten separate courts at the Olympic Tennis Centre. The surface was hardcourt, specifically DecoTurf.

172 players competed in 4 events. 2004 saw more of the top ranked players appearing, as this tournament saw world ranking points allocated to the players for the first time. Martina Navratilova made her first appearance at the Olympic Games where she partnered with Lisa Raymond in the ladies doubles event. Venus Williams was defending her title in the ladies singles as was Daniel Nestor in the men's doubles although with a different partner.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

TennisAt2004SummerOlympics-1.jpg
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Chile (CHI) 2 0 1 3
2  Belgium (BEL) 1 0 0 1
 China (CHN) 1 0 0 1
4  France (FRA) 0 1 0 1
 Germany (GER) 0 1 0 1
 Spain (ESP) 0 1 0 1
 United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
8  Argentina (ARG) 0 0 1 1
 Australia (AUS) 0 0 1 1
 Croatia (CRO) 0 0 1 1

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles  Nicolás Massú
Chile (CHI)
 Mardy Fish
United States (USA)
 Fernando González
Chile (CHI)
Men's doubles  Fernando González
and Nicolás Massú
Chile (CHI)
 Nicolas Kiefer
and Rainer Schüttler
Germany (GER)
 Mario Ančić
and Ivan Ljubičić
Croatia (CRO)
Women's singles  Justine Henin-Hardenne
Belgium (BEL)
 Amélie Mauresmo
France (FRA)
 Alicia Molik
Australia (AUS)
Women's doubles  Li Ting
and Sun Tiantian
China (CHN)
 Conchita Martínez
and Virginia Ruano Pascual
Spain (ESP)
 Paola Suárez
and Patricia Tarabini
Argentina (ARG)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 38°2′24″N 23°47′26″E / 38.04000°N 23.79056°E / 38.04000; 23.79056


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