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Tennis In The Commonwealth Games

Tennis is an optional sport in the Commonwealth Games and made its first and only appearance to date at the Delhi 2010 Games, where Scotlands Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae took gold in the Mixed Doubles.

The sport has made three appearances at the Commonwealth Youth Games; at Edinburgh 2000, Pune 2008 and Samoa 2015. It is included on the programme for the Bahamas 2017 Youth Games.

The Tennis competition is held according to the rules of the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

  • Core / Optional Optional
  • Appearances In The Games 1
  • First Games Delhi 2010
  • Most Recent Games Delhi 2010
Team Scotland’s Tennis Medal Count:
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  • Total: 1
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Did You Know?

  • Jamie Murray played both Singles and Mens Doubles for Scotland at Delhi 2010.

  • Australia are the most successful nation in Commonwealth Games Tennis competition winning 3 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals at Delhi 2010.

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Competition Format

Tennis events at the Commonwealth Games include Men's and Women's Singles, Men's and Women's Doubles and a Mixed Doubles event.

Both Singles and Doubles competitions consist of a knockout draw, with the losing semi-finalists contesting a bronze medal playoff match and the top two players or teams contesting the gold/silver final.

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