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Tennis at the
1968 Summer Olympics
Tennis pictogram.svg
Demonstration
Singles men     women
Doubles men   mixed   women
Exhibition
Singles men     women
Doubles men   mixed   women

Tennis returned to the Summer Olympic program as a demonstration event in 1968. Men's and women's singles and doubles and mixed doubles were held in both a Demonstration tournament and an Exhibition tournament. Both tournaments were held in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Medal summary

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Demonstration

Event Champion Second place Third place
Men's Singles Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Manuel Santana
Spain (ESP)
Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Manuel Orantes
Spain (ESP)
Flag of the United States.svg Herbert Fitzgibbon
United States (USA)
Women's Singles Flag of Germany-1960-Olympics.svg Helga Niessen
West Germany (FRG)
Flag of the United States.svg Jane Bartkowicz
United States (USA)
Flag of the United States.svg Julie Heldman
United States (USA)
Men's Doubles Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Osuna / Vicente Zarazura
Mexico (MEX)
Flag of Spain 1945 1977.svg Juan Gisbert / Manuel Santana
Spain (ESP)
Flag of France.svg Pierre Darmon
France (FRA) / Flag of Mexico.svg Joaquin Loyo-Mayo
Mexico (MEX)
Women's doubles Flag of Germany-1960-Olympics.svg Edda Buding / Helga Niessen
West Germany (FRG)
Flag of France.svg Rosa Maria Darmon
France (FRA) / Flag of the United States.svg Julie Heldman
United States (USA)
Flag of the United States.svg Jane Bartkowicz / Valerie Ziegenfuss
United States (USA)
Mixed Doubles Flag of the United States.svg Herbert Fitzgibbon / Julie Heldman
United States (USA)
Flag of Germany-1960-Olympics.svg Jürgen Faßbender / Helga Niessen
West Germany (FRG)
Flag of the United States.svg James Osbourne / Jane Bartkowicz
United States (USA)

Exhibition

Event Champion Second place Third place
Men's Singles Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Osuna
Mexico (MEX)
Flag of Germany-1960-Olympics.svg Ingo Buding
West Germany (FRG)
Flag of the Soviet Union 1955.svg Vladimir Korotkov
Soviet Union (URS)
Flag of Italy.svg Nicola Pietrangeli
Italy (ITA)
Women's Singles Flag of the United States.svg Jane Bartkowicz
United States (USA)
Flag of the United States.svg Julie Heldman
United States (USA)
Flag of Ecuador.svg María Eugenia Guzman
Ecuador (ECU)
Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Suzana Petersen
Brazil (BRA)
Men's Doubles Flag of Mexico.svg Rafael Osuna / Vicente Zarazura
Mexico (MEX)
Flag of France.svg Pierre Darmon
France (FRA) / Flag of Mexico.svg Joaquin Loyo-Mayo
Mexico (MEX)
Flag of Ecuador.svg Francisco Guzman
Ecuador (ECU) / Flag of the Soviet Union 1955.svg Teimuraz Kakulia
Soviet Union (URS)
Flag of the Soviet Union 1955.svg Vladimir Korotkov / Anatoly Volkov
Soviet Union (URS)
Women's Doubles Flag of France.svg Rosa Maria Darmon
France (FRA) / Flag of the United States.svg Julie Heldman
United States (USA)
Flag of the United States.svg Jane Bartkowicz / Valerie Ziegenfuss
United States (USA)
Flag of Ecuador.svg María Eugenia Guzman
Ecuador (ECU) / Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Suzana Petersen
Brazil (BRA)
Flag of Mexico.svg Cecilia Rosado
Mexico (MEX) / Flag of the Soviet Union 1955.svg Zaiga Yansone
Soviet Union (URS)
Mixed Doubles Flag of the Soviet Union 1955.svg Vladimir Korotkov / Zaiga Yansone
Soviet Union (URS)
Flag of Germany-1960-Olympics.svg Ingo Buding
West Germany (FRG) / Flag of the United States.svg Jane Bartkowicz
United States (USA)
Flag of France.svg Pierre Darmon / Rosa Maria Darmon
France (FRA)
Flag of the Soviet Union 1955.svg Teimuraz Kakulia
Soviet Union (URS) / Flag of Brazil (1968-1992).svg Suzana Petersen
Brazil (BRA)

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