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Carreño and Granollers will be a couple in Paris 2024

Alcaraz and Nadal will form the other Spanish doubles team at the Olympic Games

June 19, 2024

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Pablo Carreño Busta and Marcel Granollers will be one of the two Spanish couples in the doubles in Paris 2024.
By Staff

The Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) announced this Wednesday which will be the two pairs that will represent the Spanish team at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

Although, just a week ago, captain David Ferrer announced that Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz would be one of the pairs, the second pair will be made up of the current No. 1 in the PIF ATP Doubles Rankings Marcel Granollers and Pablo Carreño Busta.

This was communicated by the RFET to both the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), so Spain has its entire lineup configured, where Rafael Nadal himself, Carlos Alcaraz, Pablo Carreño will also be on the individual plot. Busta and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.

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Carreño was a bronze medalist in the last edition of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, while in the doubles he could not make it past the opening round with Davidovich (l. with Cabal and Farah).

As for Granollers, his only participation in the Games dates back to London 2012, where he teamed up with Marc López and was also unable to get further than the first round (l. with Erlich and Ram).

This time, the 38-year-old Catalan arrives with the experience of being the best player in the sport – which he shares with the Argentine Horacio Zeballos – in a season in which, in addition to winning the title at the ATP Masters 1000 in Rome, he has He played three more finals in Auckland, Buenos Aires and Indian Wells.

Granollers’ Top 10 status gave access to the Spanish couple.

The last time Granollers and Carreño represented Spain was in the Davis Cup Finals in 2021, where they achieved victory against the Ecuadorians Escobar and Hidalgo.


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