Tennis At the 2016 Summer Olympics - Women's Doubles
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Tennis At the 2016 Summer Olympics %E2%80%93 Women's Doubles
Women's doubles
Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics
ChampionsRussia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
Runners-upSwitzerland Timea Bacsinszky
Switzerland Martina Hingis
Final score6-4, 6-4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Women's doubles tennis
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueOlympic Tennis Centre
Date6-14 August
Competitors32 teamsfrom 22 nations
Medalists

The women's doubles tennis tournament at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro was held at the Olympic Tennis Centre in the Barra Olympic Park in Barra da Tijuca in the west zone of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 6-14 August 2016.

Serena and Venus Williams were the two-time defending champions and number one seeds, but they lost in the first round to Lucie ?afá?ová and Barbora Strýcová. The defeat ended the sisters' 15 match winning streak in women's doubles at the Olympics, and also marked their first loss together in Olympic competition.[1]

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia won the gold medal, defeating Timea Bacsinszky and Martina Hingis in the final, 6-4, 6-4. ?afá?ová and Strýcová won the bronze medal, defeating fellow Czechs, and defending silver medallists Andrea Hlavá?ková and Lucie Hradecká in the bronze medal match 7-5, 6-1.

Schedule

August
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
11:00 11:00 11:00 11:00 -- 12:00 12:00 12:00 12:00
Round of 32 Round of 16 play cancelled due to rain Quarterfinals Semi-finals Bronze medal match Gold medal match

Seeds

01.    Serena Williams (USA) /  Venus Williams (USA) (First round)
02.    Caroline Garcia (FRA) /  Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) (First round)
03.    Chan Hao-ching (TPE) /  Chan Yung-jan (TPE) (Quarterfinals)
04.    Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) /  Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) (Quarterfinals)
05.    Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) /  Martina Hingis (SUI) (Final, silver medalists)
06.    Andrea Hlavá?ková (CZE) /  Lucie Hradecká (CZE) (Semifinals, fourth place)
07.    Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) /  Elena Vesnina (RUS) (Champions, gold medalists)
08.    Sara Errani (ITA) /  Roberta Vinci (ITA) (Quarterfinals)

Draw

Key

Finals

Semifinals Final (Gold medal match)
          
   Lucie ?afá?ová (CZE)
 Barbora Strýcová (CZE)
674
7
 Elena Vesnina (RUS)
79 6
7
 Elena Vesnina (RUS)
6 6
5  Timea Bacsinszky (SUI)
 Martina Hingis (SUI)
4 4
5  Timea Bacsinszky (SUI)
 Martina Hingis (SUI)
5 77 6
6  Andrea Hlavá?ková (CZE)
 Lucie Hradecká (CZE)
7 632 Bronze medal match
   Lucie ?afá?ová (CZE)
 Barbora Strýcová (CZE)
7 6
6  Andrea Hlavá?ková (CZE)
 Lucie Hradecká (CZE)
5 1

Top half

First round Second round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1  S Williams (USA)
 V Williams (USA)
3 4
 L ?afá?ová (CZE)
 B Strýcová (CZE)
6 6  L ?afá?ová (CZE)
 B Strýcová (CZE)
646 6
IP  K Jans-Ignacik (POL)
 P Kania (POL)
4 7 3 IP  E Bouchard (CAN)
 G Dabrowski (CAN)
77 2 4
IP  E Bouchard (CAN)
 G Dabrowski (CAN)
6 5 6  L ?afá?ová (CZE)
 B Strýcová (CZE)
4 6 6
IP  L Kichenok (UKR)
 N Kichenok (UKR)
0 3 8  S Errani (ITA)
 R Vinci (ITA)
6 4 4
 Y Xu (CHN)
 S Zheng (CHN)
6 6  Y Xu (CHN)
 S Zheng (CHN)
2 3
 A Kerber (GER)
 A Petkovic (GER)
2 2 8  S Errani (ITA)
 R Vinci (ITA)
6 6
8  S Errani (ITA)
 R Vinci (ITA)
6 6  L ?afá?ová (CZE)
 B Strýcová (CZE)
674
4  G Muguruza (ESP)
78 6 7
 E Vesnina (RUS)
79 6
IP  PC Gonçalves (BRA)
 T Pereira (BRA)
662 4  G Muguruza (ESP)
7 2 6
 Y Shvedova (KAZ)
 G Voskoboeva (KAZ)
1 0r Alt  K Flipkens (BEL)
 Y Wickmayer (BEL)
5 6 2
Alt  K Flipkens (BEL)
 Y Wickmayer (BEL)
6 0 4  G Muguruza (ESP)
3 4
IP  T Babos (HUN)
 RL Jani (HUN)
3 4 7  E Makarova (RUS)
 E Vesnina (RUS)
6 6
IP  A Mitu (ROU)
 R Olaru (ROU)
6 6 IP  A Mitu (ROU)
 R Olaru (ROU)
1 4
IP  An Rodionova (AUS)
 Ar Rodionova (AUS)
1 2 7  E Makarova (RUS)
 E Vesnina (RUS)
6 6
7  E Makarova (RUS)
 E Vesnina (RUS)
6 6

Bottom half

First round Second round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5  T Bacsinszky (SUI)
 M Hingis (SUI)
6 4 6
 D Gavrilova (AUS)
 S Stosur (AUS)
4 6 2 5  T Bacsinszky (SUI)
 M Hingis (SUI)
6 6
1 1 4 4
6 6 5  T Bacsinszky (SUI)
 M Hingis (SUI)
6 6
 J Konta (GBR)
 H Watson (GBR)
6 6 3  H-c Chan (TPE)
 Y-j Chan (TPE)
3 0
 J Jankovi? (SRB)
 A Kruni? (SRB)
2 1  J Konta (GBR)
 H Watson (GBR)
6 0 4
 I-C Begu (ROU)
 M Niculescu (ROU)
7 4 3 3  H-c Chan (TPE)
 Y-j Chan (TPE)
3 6 6
3  H-c Chan (TPE)
 Y-j Chan (TPE)
5 6 6 5
 M Hingis (SUI)
5 77 6
6  A Hlavá?ková (CZE)
 L Hradecká (CZE)
77 1 6 6
 L Hradecká (CZE)
7 632
 O Savchuk (UKR)
 E Svitolina (UKR)
616 4 6
 L Hradecká (CZE)
6 6
PR  S Peng (CHN)
 S Zhang (CHN)
78 5 7 PR  S Peng (CHN)
 S Zhang (CHN)
4 4
 S Mirza (IND)
 P Thombare (IND)
667 5 6
 L Hradecká (CZE)
6 4 7
 D Kasatkina (RUS)
 S Kuznetsova (RUS)
6 6  D Kasatkina (RUS)
1 6 5
 A-L Grönefeld (GER)
 L Siegemund (GER)
1 4  D Kasatkina (RUS)
 S Kuznetsova (RUS)
6 1 6
IP  M Doi (JPN)
 E Hozumi (JPN)
6 0 6 IP  M Doi (JPN)
 E Hozumi (JPN)
4 6 1
2  C Garcia (FRA)
 K Mladenovic (FRA)
0 6 4

References

  1. ^ "Williams sisters upset in first-round doubles match in Rio". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2016.

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