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Tennis at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games:

Men's Doubles

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Host City: Seoul, South Korea
Venue(s): Olympic Tennis Center, Seoul
Date Started: September 23, 1988
Date Finished: October 1, 1988
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: USA United States
Silver: ESP Spain
Bronze: SWE Sweden
TCH Czechoslovakia

Summary

Ken Flach and Robert Seguso were the top-ranked doubles team in the world. Together they won 29 doubles championships and four Grand Slam titles – 1985 US Open, 1987 French Open, and 1987-88 Wimbledon. The final in Seoul matched them agains Spain's Emilio Sánchez and Sergio Casal. The Americans won the first two sets, but the Spaniards fought back to take the match to five sets, before losing, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-7, (1-7), 9-7.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 United States USA Gold
2 Spain ESP Silver
3T Czechoslovakia TCH Bronze
3T Sweden SWE Bronze
5T Denmark DEN
5T France FRA
5T Australia AUS
5T Yugoslavia YUG
9T Hungary HUN
9T Israel ISR
9T Brazil BRA
9T India IND
9T Zimbabwe ZIM
9T New Zealand NZL
9T Switzerland SUI
9T Austria AUT
17T Indonesia INA
17T Mexico MEX
17T Ireland IRL
17T Canada CAN
17T Nigeria NGR
17T Japan JPN
17T South Korea KOR
17T China CHN
17T West Germany FRG
17T Paraguay PAR
17T Argentina ARG
17T Greece GRE
17T Great Britain GBR
17T Italy ITA
17T Soviet Union URS