Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

SYDNEY 2000 / SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

September 28, 2000|LISA DILLMAN

First, it was Susie O'Neill, then Kieren Perkins and, finally, the Woodies, Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge.

Being an Aussie sporting icon hasn't been easy lately at the Olympics. A country aching for a dream send-off was denied for the third time as the Canadian doubles team of Sebastien Lareau and Daniel Nestor defeated Woodforde and Woodbridge, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (2), in the gold-medal match on Wednesday.

Woodforde, 34, is retiring soon, and the last tennis match with his longtime doubles partner ended on a down note.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|