Rafael Nadal and Caroline Wozniacki blanketed in provisional Rio 2016 Olympic entry list

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Rafael Nadal, the 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medallist, and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki have been among the ones named inside the provisional entry listing for the August Rio games by using the global Tennis Federation (ITF) on Thursday.
Nadal and Wozniacki’s participation had been doubtful as damage had prevented them from pleasant the minimal quantity of Davis and Fed Cup appearances required in a four-year Olympic cycle to qualify for the Olympics.
each had filed an attraction to be blanketed and the list launched by means of the ITF on Thursday showed that they might be making the trip to Brazil, although Nadal will have to show up for Spain’s Davis Cup Europe/Africa group 1, 2d spherical tie in Romania from July 15-17 if he desires to make the Rio subject.
Nadal, currently out with a wrist injury, can also get the inexperienced mild to compete from the ITF Olympic Committee appeal.
Britain’s Andy Murray and 21-instances grand slam champion Serena Williams will guard their London 2012 singles titles, at the same time as American twins Bob and Mike Bryan and Venus and Serena Williams will protect their doubles titles.
Sixty-4 players will contest each the men’s and ladies’s singles. Thirty-two teams will contest both the guys’s and ladies’s doubles. There will also be a blended doubles occasion.