Olympics
Know about schedule of tennis in Beijing Olympics 2008 including venue, number of athletes, history of tennis in Olympics, and rules of scoring.

Tennis in Olympics

Tennis in Olympics 2008
The tennis event of the Olympics 2008 will be held at the Olympic Green Tennis Center in Beijing from August 10 to August 17, 2008.

Schedule of Events

10 August 2008, Sunday
First rounds of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles

11 August 2008, Monday
First round of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles

12 August 2008, Tuesday
Second round of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles First Round

13 August 2008, Wednesday
Third round of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles. Second Round of Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles Quarterfinals

14 August 2008, Thursday
Quarterfinals of Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles, Men's Doubles Semifinals

15 August 2008, Friday
Men's Singles Semifinals, Women's Singles Semifinals, Men's Doubles Bronze Medal Match, Women's Doubles Semifinals

16 August 2008, Saturday
Men's Singles Bronze Medal Match, Women's Singles Bronze Medal Match, Women's Singles Gold Medal Match, Women's Singles Medal Ceremony, Men's Doubles Gold Medal Match, Men's Doubles Medal Ceremony, Women's Doubles Bronze Medal Match

17 August 2008, Sunday
Men's Singles Gold Medal Match, Men's Singles Medal Ceremony, Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match, Women's Doubles Medal Ceremony

List of Events
Events to be held are Singles Men, Singles Women, Doubles Men and Doubles Women.

Number of Athletes
172 can participate in the Olympics.

Tennis in Olympics
Men and women play in singles and doubles competitions. Mixed doubles is not an event on the current Olympic programme, although it was an event long before. Professional players are also allowed to play Olympics tennis.

Rules of Scoring
Two main methods of scoring are the Advantage Set and the Tie-break Set. Either of these is followed for scoring. The method followed is announced previously of the match. As for the match, it can be played to the best of three sets or five sets.