From tennis player Estonia Daniil Glinka met the predictions by winning in the round of 16 of the tournament in Tbilisi by 6-3, 4-6 y 6-4 a Petr Bar Biryukov. With this result, we will closely follow the player’s trajectory in the quarterfinals of the championship.
Bar Biryukov managed to break his opponent’s serve 2 times, while Glinka did it 3 times. Likewise, in the first service, the Estonian player had a 67% effectiveness, committed 3 double faults and achieved 67% of the service points, while his opponent obtained a 56% effectiveness, made 6 double faults and managed to win the game. 62% of the points on serve.
Glinka will face each other in the quarterfinals of the competition with the winner of the match in which the New Zealand player will face each other Rubin Statham y Petr Bar Biryukov.
in the tournament of Tbilisi (ITF Georgia F3) involved a total of 73 tennis players. In addition, it takes place between August 7 and 13 on an outdoor hard court.
A centenary sport
Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) gather all the world’s attention: the season begins with the Open the Australiacontinue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen moves on to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally concludes in the USA with the US Open.
In the rest of the year, players continue to play around the world completing seasons on the different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay o herb.
Tennis was born 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 is now 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 organizes several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (where the winner of the tournament will receive 1,000 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 ATP tennis is also in charge of the Grand Slam.
The fight to be the best in history does not stop in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbia Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to break all records and achieve the highest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly referred to as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These promising tennis stars have entered the world 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 tennis players in the women’s category who are also 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 famous top 10 of the WTA ranking.
In the year 2022, the Australian player Asleigh Barty announced his definitive retirement from tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now is the opportunity for the other players to take over and become number 1.
Note Source: Narrative