The Tennis at the 2020 Summer Olympics is one of the most awaited disciplines to be seen. If you are a big fan of this sport, you surely don’t want to miss it in the upcoming 2020 Summer Olympics. Here is everything you need to know about the Tennis at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
When does it happen?
Tennis at the upcoming Summer Olympics will take place from July 25 to August 2 and starts from 9:00 A.M. GMT +7.
The Tennis tournament at 2020 Summer Olympics
It will be the 18th edition of the tennis tournament in the Olympics. The surface used for this tournament is hard. In the upcoming event, there will be 172 players participating in the prestigious disciplines. There will be singles and doubles for both men and women. The good fact about this tournament is that there will be doubles as well.
2020 Tennis Tournament Qualification
The qualification for singles is based on the world rankings that were valued on June 8, 2020. So, we can say that the qualification is not over yet. If you are following a specific favorite tennis player, you can rest assured that he or she still gets the chance. However, a player should meet the requirements to play on Davis Cup or Fed Cup teams.
Meanwhile, there are 32 teams to compete in the men and women doubles competitions. There are up to 10 places reserved for the players in the top 10 of the doubles ranking. There will be one team per gender to host the nation.
In the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, there will be a single-elimination tournament. There will be 64 players participating in the tournament for the men and women singles division. Those who reach the semifinals will receive medals. Meanwhile, two losing semi finalists will compete for the bronze.
There will be three sets for all single matches, excluding the final which will last to five sets if necessary.
The optimistic tennis tournament in Tokyo 2020
Kris Dent, the ITF Senior Executive Director of Professional Tennis was optimistic that Japan organizers will conduct the event with a bang. You can also see this spectacular performance from the centre court that looks so fantastic and intriguing.
There will be tons of spectacular moments that you can see in the court prepared by the organizers. In terms of the things that they have prepared, the reviewers have given two thumbs up to the organizers. The backroom facilities will work well.
Not to mention that this court will record such a history when Swiss legend Roger Federer confirmed to compete at Tokyo 2020.