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Tennis at the 2004 Athina Summer Games:

Men's Singles

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Venue(s): Olympic Tennis Centre, Athens Olympic Sports Complex Spiros Loues, Maroussi
Date Started: August 15, 2004
Date Finished: August 22, 2004
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: CHI Nicolás Massú
Silver: USA Mardy Fish
Bronze: CHI Fernando González


After [Pete Sampras]'s retirement in late 2002, [Roger Federer] assumed the mantle as the world's number one. He won his first Grand Slam at the 2003 Wimbledon, and in 2004, entered the Olympics after having won both Wimbledon and the US Open. But he was upset in the second round by [Tomáš Berdych] of the Czech Republic, who then lost in the next round. The quarter-finals saw only two top seeds remaining, Spain's [Carlos Moyá], the 3rd seed, and France's [Sébastien Grosjean], the 8th seed. Both lost in the quarter-finals, leaving the highest ranked (#10) semi-finalist as Chile's [Nicolás Massú]. In the final, Massú defeated the unseeded [Mardy Fish] (USA) in five sets, to win Chile's first ever Olympic gold medal.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Nicolás Massú 26 Chile CHI Gold
2 Mardy Fish 22 United States USA Silver
3 Fernando González 24 Chile CHI Bronze
4 Taylor Dent 23 United States USA
5T Tomáš Berdych 18 Czech Republic CZE
5T Carlos Moyá 27 Spain ESP
5T Mikhail Yuzhny 22 Russia RUS
5T Sébastien Grosjean 26 France FRA
9T Tommy Robredo 22 Spain ESP
9T Ivan Ljubičić 25 Croatia CRO
9T Ivo Karlović 25 Croatia CRO
9T Igor Andreyev 21 Russia RUS
9T Max Mirnyi 27 Belarus BLR
9T Nicolas Kiefer 27 Germany GER
9T Feliciano López 22 Spain ESP
9T Andy Roddick 21 United States USA
17T Roger Federer 23 Switzerland SUI
17T Fabrice Santoro 31 France FRA
17T Joachim Johansson 22 Sweden SWE
17T Dominik Hrbatý 26 Slovakia SVK
17T Olivier Rochus 23 Belgium BEL
17T Arnaud Clément 26 France FRA
17T Vince Spadea 30 United States USA
17T Agustín Calleri 27 Argentina ARG
17T Juan Carlos Ferrero 24 Spain ESP
17T Jarkko Nieminen 23 Finland FIN
17T Markos Pagdatis 19 Cyprus CYP
17T Jiří Novák 29 Czech Republic CZE
17T Wayne Arthurs 33 Australia AUS
17T Marat Safin 24 Russia RUS
17T Lee Hyeong-Taek 28 South Korea KOR
17T Tommy Haas 26 Germany GER
33T Nikolay Davydenko 23 Russia RUS
33T Florian Mayer 20 Germany GER
33T Filippo Volandri 22 Italy ITA
33T Lamine Ouahab 19 Algeria ALG
33T Paradorn Srichaphan 25 Thailand THA
33T Sargis Sargsyan 31 Armenia ARM
33T Younès El-Aynaoui 32 Morocco MAR
33T Fred Niemeyer 28 Canada CAN
33T Thomas Enqvist 30 Sweden SWE
33T Mark Philippoussis 27 Australia AUS
33T Nicolás Lapentti 27 Ecuador ECU
33T Andrei Pavel 30 Romania ROU
33T Guga Kuerten 27 Brazil BRA
33T Jürgen Melzer 23 Austria AUT
33T Karol Beck 22 Slovakia SVK
33T Rainer Schüttler 28 Germany GER
33T Hicham Arazi 30 Morocco MAR
33T Jonas Björkman 32 Sweden SWE
33T Lu Yen-Hsun 20 Chinese Taipei TPE
33T Juan Ignacio Chela 24 Argentina ARG
33T Vladimir Volchkov 26 Belarus BLR
33T Grégory Carraz 29 France FRA
33T Xavier Malisse 24 Belgium BEL
33T Tim Henman 29 Great Britain GBR
33T Luis Horna 23 Peru PER
33T Victor Hănescu 23 Romania ROU
33T Robin Söderling 19 Sweden SWE
33T Karol Kučera 30 Slovakia SVK
33T Konstantinos Oikonomidis 26 Greece GRE
33T Mariano Zabaleta 26 Argentina ARG
33T Mario Ančić 20 Croatia CRO
33T Flávio Saretta Filho 24 Brazil BRA