Qualification



There were five separate events contested at London 2012, with Mixed Doubles having been reinstated to the Olympics as a full medal sport for the first time since Paris 1924.

1) Men's Singles: 64 draw with a maximum of four players from each country

2) Women's Singles: 64 draw with a maximum of four players from each country

3) Men's Doubles: 32 draw with maximum of two pairs from each country, and both players in each pair must be from the same country

4) Women's Doubles: 32 draw with maximum of two pairs from each country, and both players in each pair must be from the same country

5) Mixed Doubles: 16 draw with maximum of two pairs from each country, and both players in each pair must be from the same country, and must already be playing in the singles and/or doubles events



Breakdown of entries


Men's / Women's Singles

- 56 Direct Acceptances, based on world rankings as of 11 June 2012

- 6 Final Qualification Places (ITF Places)

- 2 Tripartite Commission Invitation Places


Men's / Women's Doubles

- 24 Direct Acceptances, based on world rankings as of 11 June 2012

- 8 Final Qualification Places (ITF Places)


Mixed Doubles

- 12 Direct Acceptances, based on world rankings as of 11 June 2012

- 4 Final Qualification Places (ITF Places)



Additional information 


Players were eligible to compete in the Olympic Tennis Event at London 2012 provided they were in good standing with their National Association and the International Tennis Federation.

They must also have made themselves available for selection to represent their country in Davis Cup or Fed Cup for two of the following years - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 - provided one of those years is 2011 or 2012.

Click the PDF links below for a detailed description of the Qualification System for London 2012, published in English and French.



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