Serena Williams joins Garbine Muguruza and Agnieszka Radwanska on the side-lines for the Singles
Novak Djokovic left heartbroken after being denied again by Juan Martian Del Potro
Olympic Tennis may not have points this year, but the Gold Medal prestige matters
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Tennis event throws up some extraordinary wins as the prospect of winning a medal for your country upends four of the world’s best players
We are not even a full week into the Olympics and already four of the World’s best players are out of the tennis tournament, as the prospect for playing for something bigger than ranking points or a giant trophy has thrown up some astounding results.
Looked very strong in the first two rounds before being stunned for the gain of just two games by Monica Puig
However she has the ultimate consolation prize, the French Open champion gets to play mixed doubles with Rafael Nadal – she quipped when she won Roland Garros this year that her first thought had been to wonder how Nadal had won nine of these!
Since winning the French Open, she has struggled a little, losing in the first round of Mallorca and the 2015 Wimbledon finalist bombed out in the second round this year at SW19
She will be hoping to go better in the US than she did last year, losing in the first round of Cincinnati and out in the second round of the US Open, before finishing the year strong in Asia
Muguruza is still in action in the women’s doubles with partner Carla Suárez Navarro
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