Ten­nis

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Au­gust 6–14 Dead cert World num­ber one No­vak Djokovic, who de­scribes the Olympics as ‘the fifth grand slam’, should be tough to beat—if he gets over re­cent wob­bles Best of Bri­tish Cur­rent Wim­ble­don cham­pion Andy Mur­ray ( be­low), as al­ways; in 2012, he beat Roger Fed­erer to win gold Corinthian con­tender John Pius Boland, an Ir­ish politi­cian and MP, won both the men’s sin­gles and dou­bles at the in­au­gu­ral Games at Athens in 1896 Beat that Kath­leen Mck­ane God­free won a record five Olympic medals, at An­twerp in 1920 and Paris in 1924. She was also a Bri­tish bad­minton cham­pion Golden mo­ment Ger­many’s St­effi Graf says her gold at Seoul was big­ger than win­ning all four grand slams in that same year Need to know Ten­nis was played at the Olympics from 1896 un­til 1924. It was then ex­cluded un­til 1988, due to a dis­agree­ment be­tween gov­ern­ing bod­ies

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