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Tennis at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Tennis returned to the Summer Olympic Games at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, having been left out since the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. Tennis had been a demonstration sport at the 1968 and 1984 Summer Olympics.

The tournament took place from September 20 - October 1 on outdoor hardcourts at the Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Center.

Medal summary

Medal table

A scoreboard that still remained in 2006, that documents the Women's Singles draw.
 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 1 2 5
2  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 1 1 3
3  West Germany (FRG) 1 0 1 2
4  Argentina (ARG) 0 1 0 1
 Spain (ESP) 0 1 0 1
6  Sweden (SWE) 0 0 2 2
7  Australia (AUS) 0 0 1 1
 Bulgaria (BUL) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 8 16


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Singles  Miloslav Mečíř
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Tim Mayotte
United States (USA)
 Stefan Edberg
Sweden (SWE)
 Brad Gilbert
United States (USA)
Men's Doubles  Ken Flach
and Robert Seguso
United States (USA)
 Emilio Sánchez
and Sergio Casal
Spain (ESP)
 Miloslav Mečíř
and Milan Šrejber
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Stefan Edberg
and Anders Järryd
Sweden (SWE)
Women's Singles  Steffi Graf
West Germany (FRG)
 Gabriela Sabatini
Argentina (ARG)
 Zina Garrison
United States (USA)
 Manuela Maleeva
Bulgaria (BUL)
Women's Doubles  Pam Shriver
and Zina Garrison
United States (USA)
 Jana Novotná
and Helena Suková
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
 Elizabeth Smylie
and Wendy Turnbull
Australia (AUS)
 Steffi Graf
and Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
West Germany (FRG)


  • Official Olympic Report
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