Tennis: Daniel, Sugita added as new entries at Rio Olympics


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14:27 30 July 2016

TOKYO, July 30, Kyodo

Japan’s Taro Daniel and Yuichi Sugita will both compete in the men’s singles at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after being added as new entries, the Japan Tennis Association said on Saturday.

Daniel and Sugita have secured berths following the withdrawals of players including Swiss superstar Roger Federer. They join compatriot and world No. 6 Kei Nishikori in the men’s draw.

Daniel and Sugita will both be making their debut at the Olympics.

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