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2016 Olympic Games: Andy Murray retains Gold Medal at Men's Singles Tennis Event as Nadal fail to pick up Bronze

The Men's Singles Tennis event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil came to a fabulous conclusion as Great Britain's Andy Murray picked up the Gold medal after defeating Argentine Juan Martin del Potro in the final.

Murray retained his gold medal after a close-fought match with Juan Martin del Potro that ended 3-1 in favour of Murray.

Set One:

Andy Murray 7-5 Juan Martin del Potro

Set Two:

Andy Murray 4-6 Juan Martin del Potro

Set Three:

Andy Murray 6-2 Juan Martin del Potro

Set Four:

Andy Murray 7-5 Juan Martin del Potro

The 29-year old knocked off Serbia's Viktor Troicki, Argentina's Juan Monaco, Italy's Fabio Fognini, United States' Steve Johnson, Japan's Kei Nishikori and finally Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro on his way to retaining the gold medal.

On the other hand, world number five Rafael Nadal could not grab the bronze medal against Japan's Kei Nishikori who took advantage of an exhausted Nadal to bag the bronze medal for japan.

Kei Nishikori won the Spaniard 2-1 to round off an impressive tournament.

Set One:

Rafael Nadal 2-6 Kei Nishikori

Set Two:

Rafael Nadal 7-6 Kei Nishikori

Set Three:

Rafael Nadal 3-6 Kei Nishikori

Nadal lost to Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in the Semi-finals after defeating Argentina's Federico Delbonis, Italy's Andreas Seppi, France's Gilles Simon and Brazil's Thomas Bellucci.

Congratulations to Andy Murray on retaining the gold medal and best of luck next time to Rafael Nadal.

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