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Tennis at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games:

Men's Doubles

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Host City: Atlanta, United States
Venue(s): Stone Mountain Tennis Center, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Date Started: July 25, 1996
Date Finished: August 2, 1996
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: AUS Australia
Silver: GBR Great Britain
Bronze: GER Germany

Summary

The Australian pair of Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde was called "The Woodies". Together they won 61 ATP doubles titles, and 11 Grand Slam doubles championships, including six titles at Wimbledon. Going into the 1996 Olympics, they had won the last four Wimbledon doubles, and were heavy favorites. They did not disappoint, winning the final comfortably in three sets over Britain's Neil Broad and Tim Henman. They met their toughest opponents, the Dutch team of Paul Haarhuis and Jacco Eltingh, in the semi-finals, winning 18-16 in the third set.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Australia AUS Gold
2 Great Britain GBR Silver
3 Germany GER Bronze
4 Netherlands NED
5T Spain ESP
5T South Africa RSA
5T Croatia CRO
5T Czech Republic CZE
9T India IND
9T Japan JPN
9T Cote d'Ivoire CIV
9T United States USA
9T Zimbabwe ZIM
9T Bahamas BAH
9T Ecuador ECU
9T Canada CAN
17T France FRA
17T China CHN
17T Venezuela VEN
17T Argentina ARG
17T Romania ROU
17T Chinese Taipei TPE
17T Mexico MEX
17T Hungary HUN
17T South Korea KOR
17T Italy ITA
17T Portugal POR
17T Sweden SWE
17T Denmark DEN
17T Slovakia SVK
17T Ireland IRL