Great Britain's Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury defeat second-seeded doubles team
Great Britain's two-time gold medalist Andy Murray and compatriot Joe Salisbury managed to overwhelm the second-seeded men's doubles team, France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut, in a straight sets victory.
WATCH: Moment of remembrance observed at 2020 Opening Ceremony
The festivities of the Opening Ceremony took a brief pause, as athletes and officials observed a moment of silence in remembrance of both the lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, and those killed during the 1972 Munich Olympic Games.
WATCH: Thomas Bach praises togetherness at Opening Ceremony
IOC President Thomas Bach reflected on the pandemic in his speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, and offered words of hope, saying that the feeling of togetherness at the Olympics "is the light at the end of the dark tunnel."