the romanian Dear Constantine Ignat won in the round of 32 of the tournament Bacau in one hour and forty minutes 6-4 y 6-3 the Romanian tennis player Calin Manda. With this result, we will see the winner of the match in the round of 16 of the tournament Bacau.
Ignat will face the Romanian in the round of 16 of the competition Nicholas David Ionelnumber 309 and seeded number 1.
The tournament ITF Romania F2 It is held on an outdoor clay court and during the course of it a total of 82 tennis players face each other. In addition, it takes place from July 24 to 31 in Bacau.
A centenary sport
Tennis is considered a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) concentrate all the world’s attention: the season begins with the Open the Australiato continue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and ends in the United States with the US Open.
In the rest of the year, players continue to compete around the world completing seasons on the different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay o herb.
Tennis emerged in Europa at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport, date on which the tour was created. It was especially popular with the upper classes in English-speaking countries, but today it is a global sport. It’s divided in of the categories: the men’s (ATP) and the women’s (WTA) competition.
The ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) is the association of professional tennis players that brings together players from all over the world in the men’s category.
The ATP tour celebrates several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (if a player wins the tournament, he will take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, on a lower step, is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis compete. . In addition, the association also handles the Grand Slams.
The fight to be the best in history is still latent in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbia Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to break all the records and collect the largest number of Grand Slams. The three players are often referred to as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These possible future tennis stars have entered the global tennis circuit with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasof the Italian Matteo Berrettinithe German Alexander Zverev or the russians Medvedev y Rublev.
Novak Djokovic currently holds the record for weeks at number 1 of the ATP rankings, closely followed by Roger Federer, the legendary American player Pete Sampras, Iván Lendl and Jimmy Connors.
The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) was created in 1973 by the famous former tennis player Billie Jean King. The Californian won 39 Grand Slam titles during her active career and is an icon in the world of tennis.
Currently, there are many female tennis players who are struggling to stay at the top of the world tennis elite and surpass Stefanie Graff or Serena Williams. Players like the Polish Iga Świątek (champion of Roland Garros in 2021), the Greek Maria Sakkari o Paula Badosa (the first Spanish winner of Indian Wells) are fighting to stay in the top 10 of the WTA ranking.
In the year 2022, the Australian player Asleigh Barty announced his definitive retirement from the world of tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now is the time for the other players to take over and become number 1.
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