Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Tennis’ Category

Kei Nishikori beats Nadal for bronze in men’s singles

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Japan's Kei Nishikori defeated Spain's Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-3 to win the Olympic bronze medal for men's singles on Sunday.

Canada’s Nestor, Pospisil lose Olympic bronze match

Friday, August 12th, 2016
Daniel Nestor Vasek Pospisil

Jack Sock and Steve Johnson of the United States won bronze in men's doubles tennis, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil and Daniel Nestor in straight sets Friday in Rio.

Canada’s Nestor, Pospisil fall in semis, will play for bronze

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez will play for a gold medal Friday following a 7-6 (7), 7-6 (6) semifinal victory over Canada’s Vasek Pospisil and Daniel Nestor at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Thursday afternoon. The Canadians will battle for bronze.

Canada’s Nestor, Pospisil breeze into men’s doubles semifinals

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Nestor-Pospisil Rio 2016

Canada's Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil advanced to the men's doubles tennis semifinals Tuesday with a convincing 6-3, 6-1 victory over Italy.

Serena Williams ousted in 3rd round in Rio

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Serena Williams lost to Ukraine's Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-3 in her third-round singles match on Tuesday at the Rio Olympics.

Eugenie Bouchard’s Olympics over after doubles loss to Czechs

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

The Canadian doubles team of Eugenie Bouchard and Gaby Dabrowski has been knocked out of the Olympic tennis tournament after a three-set loss to the Czech Republic.

Canada’s Nestor, Pospisil advance to men’s doubles quarter-finals

Monday, August 8th, 2016
Nestor-Pospisil Rio 2016

Canada's Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil advanced to the quarter-finals of the men's doubles tennis tournament at the Rio Olympic Games Monday with a dominating 6-1, 6-4 victory over Portugal.

Eugenie Bouchard ousted from Rio tennis tourney by Angelique Kerber

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Eugenie Bouchard's season-long struggles with consistency continued Monday at the Rio Olympics as world No. 2 Angelique Kerber of Germany overcame a 4-1, first-set deficit to her Canadian opponent for a 6-2, 6-2 second-round victory.

Nestor, Pospisil survive three-set thriller, Djokovic ousted

Sunday, August 7th, 2016
Vasek Pospisil

Canada's Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil are on to the second round in men's doubles at the Rio Olympics, surviving a three-set thriller over New Zealand's Marcus Daniell and Michael Venus.

Williams sisters upset in doubles

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic doubles match for the first time, stunned in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games by the Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4.