Sport OJ of Tokyo - Tennis (H): Murray Single Package
Here's when the Tokyo 2020 Olympics finally gets underway this summer
Here's when the Tokyo 2020 Olympics finally gets underway this summerThe news comes as a welcome boost to athletes and broadcasters after the Covid pandemic led to the initial postponement of Tokyo 2020 last year.
Double Olympic Champion in single, Andy Murray said for the competition this year due to a quadriceps injury. He will only play double.
No triplet for Andy Murray! Sacred Olympic Champion in Simple to London in 2012 and Rio in 2016, the British will not play the tournament this year. A few hours to start in front of Canadians Felix Auger-Aliasime, former World No. 1 decided to declare package, due to an injury to the quadriceps. On the other hand, he will participate well in the double tournament with Joe Salisbury, where he has already crossed the first round by beating the Herbert-Mahut French pair on Saturday. The first player to have imposed on Sunday in the male tournament is named Karen Khachanov. The Russian, headboard n ° 12, defeated Japanese Yoshihito Nishioka in three sets and 1h49 of play: 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, thanks to 12 Aces and a single service game lost , at 3-4 in the first set.
Two-thirds of Japanese doubt pandemic Olympics can be safe, says poll
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Tokyo Olympic Games (Japan, Olympic Tournament, Hard)
Holding Title: Andy Murray (GBR)
Djokovic (Ser, N ° 1) Bat Dellien (Bol): 6-2, 6-2
Struff (ALL) BAT Monteiro (BRE): 6-3, 6-4
MILLMAN (AUS) BAT MUSETTI (ITA): 6-3, 6-4
Davidovich Fokina (ESP, N ° 16) BAT sousa (POR): 6-3, 6-0
Monfils (FRA, N ° 10) - Ivashka (Bie)
Kukushlin (Kaz) - Coria (Arg)
Gombos (SLQ) - Giron (USA)
Nishikori (JAP) - RUBLEV (RUS, N ° 5)
ZVEREV (ALL, N ° 4) - LU (Tai)
Galan (COL) - SAFWAT (EGY)
Basilashvili (GEO) Bat Carballes Baena (ESP): 6-3, 6-2
SONEGO (ITA, N ° 13) Bat Daniel (JAP): 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (3)
Karatsev (RUS, N ° 11) Bat Paul (USA ): 6-3, 6-2
Chardy (FRA) Bat Barrios (CHI): 6-1, 7-6 (4)
Cerundolo (Arg) - Broady (GBR)
Saville (AUS) - Hurkacz (Pol , N ° 7)
Schwartzman (ARG, N ° 8) - Varillas (Per)
Machac (RTC) - Sousa (POR)
Klein (SLQ) - Duckworth (AUS)
Khachanov (RUS, N ° 12) BAT Nishioka (JAP): 3-6, 6- 1, 6-2
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Humbert (FRA) Bat Andujar (ESP): 7-6 (3), 6-1
Kecmanovic (SER) Bat Majchrzak (POL): 6-4, 6-2
Kwon (COR ) - Tiafoe (USA)
Kohlschreiber (ALL) - Tsitsipas (GRE, N ° 3)
Carreno Busta (ESP, N ° 6) Bat Sandgren (USA): 7-5, 6-2
Cilic (CRO) BAT MENEZES (BRE): 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (7)
KOEPFER (ALL) - Bagnis (ARG)
Purcell (AUS) - Auger-Aliasime (CAN, N ° 9)
Fognini (ITA, N ° 15) Bat Sugita (JAP): 6-4, 6-3
Gerasimov (Bie) Bat Simon (FRA): 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Nagal (IND) Bat Isstomin (Ouz): 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-4
Medvedev (RUS, N ° 2) Bat Bublik (Kaz): 6-4, 7-6 (8)
Behind the scenes in Tokyo: Buses and stadium hopping - navigating the world's media in a pandemic Olympics .
There have been logistical challenges aplenty for Tokyo 2020. Here's a little explainer of how things have workedFor example, how do you go about trying to appease a largely Olympic-sceptic city like Tokyo, whose residents were fearful of the effect welcoming thousands of athletes, officials and world's media would have in increasing coronavirus infection rates.