Tennis At the 2016 Summer Olympics - Women's Singles
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Tennis At the 2016 Summer Olympics %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's singles
Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics
ChampionPuerto Rico Monica Puig
Runner-upGermany Angelique Kerber
Final score6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 2012 · Summer Olympics · 2020 →
Women's singles tennis
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueOlympic Tennis Centre
Date6-13 August
Competitors64from 36 nations
Medalists

The women's singles 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 to 13 August 2016. The draw for the event was conducted at 11 a.m. local time on Thursday, 4 August.

Serena Williams was the defending gold medalist, but she lost in the third round to Elina Svitolina.

Monica Puig won Puerto Rico's first ever Olympic gold medal, defeating World No. 2 Angelique Kerber in the final, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1.[1] Puig became the first unseeded female player to win the Olympic gold medal in tennis. The bronze medal was won by Petra Kvitová, who defeated Madison Keys in the bronze medal match 7-5, 2-6, 6-2.

Schedule

August
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
11:00 11:00 11:00 11:00 -- 11:00 12:00 12:00
Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Play cancelled due to rain Quarter-finals Semi-finals Bronze medal match
Gold medal match

Seeds

01.    Serena Williams (USA) (Third round)
02.    Angelique Kerber (GER) (Final, silver medalist)
03.    Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) (Third round)
04.    Agnieszka Radwa?ska (POL) (First round)
05.    Venus Williams (USA) (First round)
06.    Roberta Vinci (ITA) (First round)
07.    Madison Keys (USA) (Semifinals, fourth place)
08.    Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) (Third round)


09.    Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) (Third round)
10.    Johanna Konta (GBR) (Quarterfinals)
11.    Petra Kvitová (CZE) (Semifinals, bronze medalist)
12.    Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) (First round)
13.    Samantha Stosur (AUS) (Third round)
14.    Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) (Second round)
15.    Elina Svitolina (UKR) (Quarterfinals)
16.    Barbora Strýcová (CZE) (Second round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final (Gold medal match)
               
15  Elina Svitolina (UKR) 2 0
11  Petra Kvitová (CZE) 6 6
11  Petra Kvitová (CZE) 4 6 3
 Monica Puig (PUR) 6 1 6
 Monica Puig (PUR) 6 6
1 1
 Monica Puig (PUR) 6 4 6
2 4 6 1
7  Madison Keys (USA) 6 6
 Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 3 1
7  Madison Keys (USA) 3 5 Bronze medal match
2 6 7
10  Johanna Konta (GBR) 1 2 11  Petra Kvitová (CZE) 7 2 6
2 6 6 7  Madison Keys (USA) 5 6 2

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1  S Williams (USA) 6 6
 D Gavrilova (AUS) 4 2 1  S Williams (USA) 77 6
 J Larsson (SWE) 1 6 3  A Cornet (FRA) 652
 A Cornet (FRA) 6 2 6 1 4 3
 H Watson (GBR) 6 656 15  E Svitolina (UKR) 6 6
PR  S Peng (CHN) 4 77 3  H Watson (GBR) 3 6 3
 A Petkovic (GER) 6 1 3 15 6 1 6
15  E Svitolina (UKR) 2 6 6 15 2 0
11  P Kvitová (CZE) 6 6 11  P Kvitová (CZE) 6 6
 T Babos (HUN) 1 2 11  P Kvitová (CZE) 6 6
 C Wozniacki (DEN) 6 6  C Wozniacki (DEN) 2 4
Alt  L Hradecká (CZE) 2 2 11  P Kvitová (CZE) 4 6 6
 E Makarova (RUS) 3 6 78 6 4 4
 Ç Büyükakçay (TUR) 6 0 66  E Makarova (RUS) 3 6 6
7 6 6 4 2
6  R Vinci (ITA) 5 4

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3  G Muguruza (ESP) 6 6
Alt  A Mitu (ROU) 2 2 3  G Muguruza (ESP) 6 6
 N Hibino (JPN) 6 3 6  N Hibino (JPN) 1 1
 I-C Begu (ROU) 4 6 3 3  G Muguruza (ESP) 1 1
 M Puig (PUR) 6 6  M Puig (PUR) 6 6
IP  P Hercog (SLO) 3 2  M Puig (PUR) 6 6
IP  M Linette (POL) 0 3 14 3 2
14 6 6  M Puig (PUR) 6 6
12  T Bacsinszky (SUI) 77 4 67 1 1
 S Zhang (CHN) 646 79  S Zhang (CHN) 2 4
 L Siegemund (GER) 1 6 6  L Siegemund (GER) 6 6
 T Pironkova (BUL) 6 4 2 6 6
 L ?afá?ová (CZE) 4 6 6  K Flipkens (BEL) 4 3
PR  K Knapp (ITA) 6 1 1 2 0r
 K Flipkens (BEL) 4 6 77  K Flipkens (BEL) 6 0
5  V Williams (USA) 6 3 65

Bottom half

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
7  M Keys (USA) 6 6
 D Kovini? (MNE) 3 3 7  M Keys (USA) 7 6477
Alt  A Kruni? (SRB) 1 4 5 77 65
 K Mladenovic (FRA) 6 6 7  M Keys (USA) 6 3 6
 A Konjuh (CRO) 77 6 9 3 6 3
 A Beck (GER) 65 1  A Konjuh (CRO) 653
 A Ivanovic (SRB) 6 1 2 9 77 6
9 2 6 6 7 6 6
16  B Strýcová (CZE) 78 6 3 1
 Y Wickmayer (BEL) 66 1 16  B Strýcová (CZE) 2 2
 S Errani (ITA) 4 6 6  S Errani (ITA) 6 6
 K Bertens (NED) 6 4 3  S Errani (ITA) 5 2
IP  O Jabeur (TUN) 6 641  D Kasatkina (RUS) 7 6
 D Kasatkina (RUS) 3 77 6  D Kasatkina (RUS) 6 6
IP  S Zheng (CHN) 6 7 IP  S Zheng (CHN) 1 4
4  A Radwa?ska (POL) 4 5

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
8  S Kuznetsova (RUS) 6 4 6
 Q Wang (CHN) 1 6 0 8 w/o
 M Niculescu (ROU) 6 6
TRI 2 3 8 6 5 5
 C Garcia (FRA) 6 6 10  J Konta (GBR) 3 7 7
IP  T Pereira (BRA) 1 2  C Garcia (FRA) 2 3
TRI  S Vogt (LIE) 3 1 10  J Konta (GBR) 6 6
10  J Konta (GBR) 6 6 10  J Konta (GBR) 1 2
13  S Stosur (AUS) 1 6 6 2 6 6
 J Ostapenko (LAT) 6 3 2 13  S Stosur (AUS) 6 6
 M Doi (JPN) 6 6  M Doi (JPN) 3 4
Alt  Y Shvedova (KAZ) 3 4 13  S Stosur (AUS) 0 5
 E Bouchard (CAN) 6 6 2  A Kerber (GER) 6 7
 S Stephens (USA) 3 3  E Bouchard (CAN) 4 2
IP 3 5 2  A Kerber (GER) 6 6
2  A Kerber (GER) 6 7

Participating nations

North America (6) South America (3) Europe (44) Oceania (2) Asia (8) Africa (1)
 Canada (1)  Brazil (1)  Belgium (2)  Australia (2)  China (4)  Tunisia (1)
 Puerto Rico (1)  Colombia (1)  Bulgaria (1)  Japan (2)
 United States (4)  Paraguay (1)  Croatia (1)  Kazakhstan (1)
 Czech Republic (4)  Turkey (1)
 Denmark (1)
 France (3)
 Germany (4)
 Hungary (1)
 Italy (3)
 Latvia (1)
 Liechtenstein (1)
 Montenegro (1)
 Netherlands (1)
 Poland (2)
 Romania (3)
 Russia (4)
 Serbia (2)
 Slovakia (1)
 Slovenia (1)
 Spain (2)
 Sweden (1)
  Switzerland (1)
 Ukraine (1)
 United Kingdom (2)

References

  1. ^ "Monica Puig makes Puerto Rico gold medal history in women's singles". Guardian. 14 August 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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