Nadal defeats Gonzalez to win Olympic gold
Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Fernando Gonzalez of Chile 6-3, 7-6(2), 6-3 to win the gold medal in the men’s single tennis at the Beijing Olympics.
Novak Djokovic from Serbia won the bronze medal.
Williams sisters win gold in women’s tennis doubles
Serena Williams and Venus Williams from the United States have defeated French Open champions Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain to capture the gold medal in the Women’s Doubles Tennis at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
China’s Yan Zi and Zheng Jie defeated Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine 6-2, 6-2 to win [...]
Russia makes clean sweep in women’s singles tennis
Russia has made a clean sweep of the medals in the women’s single tennis at the Beijing Olympics.
Elena Dementieva beat Dinara Safina 3-6, 7-5 and 6-3 for the gold medal.
Vera Zvonareva beat China’s Li Na 6-0 and 7-5 in the bronze medal match.
Alona Bondarenko and Kateryna Bondarenko from the Ukraine have beaten Yan Zi and Zheng Jie of China 6-2, 6-2 to win the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics.
Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland have won the gold medal in men’s doubles tennis. An Olympic gold is one prize that has elluded Federer in his brilliant tennis career. They beat Simon Aspelin and Thomas Johansson of Sweden 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-3.
Mike and Bob Bryan of the United States won [...]
Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States have beaten Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra of France 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to win the bronze medal in the men’s tennis doubles.
The United States have another chance at a medal in tennis with the Williams sisters in the match for the gold medal on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in the semi-final 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in a match that went until 12:21 a.m.
Fernando Gonzalez beat James Blake 4-6, 7-5, 11-9 to move into the final against Nadal on Sunday.