Olympic Tennis: Team GB ðŸ‡¬ðŸ‡§

Andy Murray is part of a Great Britain team which is on their way to Tokyo for the postponed 2020 Olympics.

In a time where we have seen 21 players across the top 30 of the mens and women’s ranking combined drop out it is still set to be a strong field as the hunt for Gold begins.

There have been withdrawals from the Tokyo games from Great Britain’s squad which has sadly seen two players forced to pull out due to positive Covid-19 tests.

Dan Evans is out of the competition as is British number one Johanna Konta who missed Wimbledon as well as one her team tested positive.

Team GB is made up of:

Andy Murray
Heather Watson
Joe Salisbury
Neal Skupski
Jamie Murray
Liam Broady

There has been a lot of change, it is just Heather Watson flying the flag in the ladies draw, there isn’t a direct replacement for Jo so there will not be any ladies doubles either.

Jamie Murray has come into the team and will partner Neal Skupski in doubles and not his younger brother, Andy Murray who was already set to partner Joe Salisbury who has won 2 Mixed Doubles titles, Australian Open title with Rajeev Ram and has been consistently ranked inside the top 15 since February 2022.

Joe and Neal have both had recent doubles success at Wimbledon, Joe was runner-up in the mixed doubles and Neal was champion.

Liam Broady has come in as a second player in the mens singles replacing Dan Evans.

Not direct replacements means Heather Watson is the only woman standing for Team GB, Heather was due to partner Jo Konta in the doubles but could still played mixed doubles with Joe Salisbury.

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