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Tennis at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games:

Men's Doubles

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Sydney, Australia
Venue(s): New South Wales Tennis Centre, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Date Started: September 20, 2000
Date Finished: September 27, 2000
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: CAN Canada
Silver: AUS Australia
Bronze: ESP Spain

Summary

The Woodies, Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde, were back and were hoping to close out their doubles career together with another gold medal, this one in their native Australia. They easily made it to the final, winning three matches in straight sets. In the final they faced the Canadian team of Sébastien Lareau and Daniel Nestor, who had been playing together for only a year. The Woodies won the first set, 7-5, but Lareau and Nestor prevailed, winning the last three sets.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Canada CAN Gold
2 Australia AUS Silver
3 Spain ESP Bronze
4 South Africa RSA
5T Slovakia SVK
5T Belarus BLR
5T Germany GER
5T Bahamas BAH
9T India IND
9T Italy ITA
9T Czech Republic CZE
9T France FRA
9T South Korea KOR
9T Venezuela VEN
9T United States USA
9T Russia RUS
17T Brazil BRA
17T Romania ROU
17T Japan JPN
17T Hungary HUN
17T Argentina ARG
17T Serbia and Montenegro SCG
17T Sweden SWE
17T Zimbabwe ZIM
17T Chile CHI
17T Croatia CRO
17T Mexico MEX
17T Great Britain GBR
17T Portugal POR