Males’s world No. 1 Novak Djokovic will start the hunt for his first Olympic title in opposition to Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien in Tokyo, whereas host nation star Naomi Osaka will open her Video games marketing campaign in opposition to China’s Zheng Saisai, Olympic organizers introduced 48 hours forward of competitors.
Nice Britain’s Andy Murray, the reigning males’s singles Olympic champion, will face Canada’s Felix Auger Aliassime within the first spherical.
Girls’s world No. 1 Ash Barty, representing Australia, will face Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo in spherical one, and males’s No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev will face Alexander Bublik. Jennifer Brady, the op-ranked American lady in Tokyo, opens the match in opposition to Italy’s Camila Giorgi and top-ranked U.S. man Tommy Paul will play Aslan Karatsev, who represents the Russian Olympic Committee.
Full attracts: Girls’s Singles | Males’s Singles | Girls’s Doubles | Males’s Doubles
Entry lists and the draw for the 16-team combined doubles occasion will likely be introduced on July 27. Groups will likely be comprised of gamers already collaborating in singles or doubles.
Tennis competitors kicks off at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, July 23 at Ariake Tennis Park with males’s and girls’s singles. The each the lads’s and girls’s singles finals are set for July 31 for United States-based viewers. The lads’s doubles gold medal match is scheduled for the thirty first as effectively, whereas the ladies’s and combined doubles gold medal matches will shut out competitors on Aug. 1.
The Tokyo Olympic tennis roster was closely impacted by big-name opt-outs. For quite a lot of causes, stars together with Serena Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal selected to not compete on the Video games. The entire U.S. singles entrants will likely be making their Olympic debuts.