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Olympics 2016: Andy Murray dominates in Rio Games, outsider Monica Puig arrives on big stage

Olympics 2016: Andy Murray dominates in Rio Games, outsider Monica Puig arrives on big stage

The return of 2009 U.S. Open winner del Potro, who had sunk to 141 in the world rankings due to wrist injuries, coincided with the re-emergence of Spain`s former singles champion Rafa Nadal after two months off with injury.

Olympic champion Andy Murray sets up Cincinnati showdown against Marin Cilic

Olympic champion Andy Murray sets up Cincinnati showdown against Marin Cilic

The world number two swept aside his Canadian opponent Raonic 6-3, 6-3 in a thrilling semi-final contest that lasted one and a half hour.

Andy Murray sets up semi-final with Milos Raonic in Cincinnati Masters

Andy Murray sets up semi-final with Milos Raonic in Cincinnati Masters

Murray next faces fourth seed Canadian Milos Raonic, who beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4. The Scot leads the series 8-4, beating Raonic four times in 2016 including the Wimbledon final.

Andy Murray survives grueling day for top seeds in Cincinnati Masters

Andy Murray survives grueling day for top seeds in Cincinnati Masters

Nadal, who won gold in the Olympic doubles, committed 18 unforced errors and four double faults in the first set alone.

Players will regret skipping Rio Olympics 2016, says Andy Murray

Players will regret skipping Rio Olympics 2016, says Andy Murray

Double Olympic winner Murray took the opportunity to lightly scold his fellow players - some of whom skipped the Olympics due to scheduling problems or perceived fears of the Zika virus.

Rio Olympics: Andy Murray defeats Juan Martin del Potro for epic second gold

Rio Olympics: Andy Murray defeats Juan Martin del Potro for epic second gold

It also stretched the 29-year-old`s current winning streak to a career best 18.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Games braces for Usain Bolt and more

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Games braces for Usain Bolt and more

The Jamaican's quest for a third successive triumph is one of the undoubted centrepieces of these Games.

Rio Olympics: Juan Martin Del Potro ends Rafael Nadal's dream, faces Andy Murray for gold

Rio Olympics: Juan Martin Del Potro ends Rafael Nadal's dream, faces Andy Murray for gold

Second seed Murray reached his second successive Olympic final with a ruthless 6-1, 6-4 demolition of Japan`s Kei Nishikori.
 

Andy Murray advances to final at Rio Olympics 2016 to defend his title

Andy Murray advances to final at Rio Olympics 2016 to defend his title

In Sunday`s gold medal match, the 29-year-old Briton will face either Spain`s Rafa Nadal or Argentina`s Juan Martin del Potro, who play later on Saturday.

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 Recap: Vikas Krishan, Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 7 Recap: Vikas Krishan, Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna bring cheer on dismal day

Sania and Bopanna entered the semi-finals of the mixed doubles tennis event by defeating Andy Murray and Heather Watson of Britain in straight sets.

Olympic Games: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal both squeak into semi-finals

Olympic Games: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal both squeak into semi-finals

Murray will face Japan`s Kei Nishikori who edged out France`s Gael Monfils 7-6(4) 4-6 7-6(6).

Rio 2016: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna seal semis spot with comfortable win

Rio 2016: Sania Mirza, Rohan Bopanna seal semis spot with comfortable win

The fourth seeded Indian pair dominated the quarterfinal contest, winning 6-4 6-4 in just 67 minutes.

Andy Murray survives another scare at Rio Olympics to make semis

Andy Murray survives another scare at Rio Olympics to make semis

Murray finished with 31 winners but also 36 unforced errors.

Rio 2016: Marathon man Rafael Nadal in last-eight, Andy Murray survives scare

Rio 2016: Marathon man Rafael Nadal in last-eight, Andy Murray survives scare

Nadal, the 2008 champion, defeated Gilles Simon 7-6 (7/5), 6-3 for his eighth win over the Frenchman in nine meetings.
 

Garbine Muguruza crashes as Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal breeze in Rio

Garbine Muguruza crashes as Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal breeze in Rio

Muguruza refused to admit that she has found it tough to adjust to being a Grand Slam champion for the first time.

Andy Murray, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal breeze in Rio storm

Andy Murray, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal breeze in Rio storm

Nadal, playing his first match in two months, made the second round with a comfortable 6-2, 6-1 win over Federico Delbonis of Argentina.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lands in Rio to bid for elusive Olympic gold

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic lands in Rio to bid for elusive Olympic gold

Djokovic took bronze at the Beijing 2008 Games and just missed out on a medal at the London 2012 Games, where he was the Serbian team`s flag bearer.

Rio 2016: Note perfect Andy Murray ready for more Olympic glory

Rio 2016: Note perfect Andy Murray ready for more Olympic glory

For all Murray's success at the majors, the Olympics will always retain a special place.

Wimbledon loss cannot overshadow the results that I`ve had in the past 15 months: Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon loss cannot overshadow the results that I`ve had in the past 15 months: Novak Djokovic

Toronto marks the start of an extra busy spell for Djokovic, who is also eyeing Rio and the Cincinnati Masters before the final Grand Slam of the year, the US Open, starts on August 29.

Star attractions Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal pull out of Toronto Masters

Star attractions Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal pull out of Toronto Masters

Federer has won the Toronto event twice in his career, but also missed the tournament last year.