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The more things change, the more they stay the same—will that be true in Rio? With the continued success of Serena Williams and Andy Murray, it’s not a stretch to imagine the 2012 gold medalists returning to the podium this year. But the Olympic tennis event always offers a few surprises, and with the quadrennial competition in Brazil, look for a few South Americans to put forth inspired runs. It won’t be on clay, the traditional surface of the continent, but it’s the biggest tennis tournament ever to be held there.