The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis. (Infobae)
The Chilean player Fernanda Labrana met the forecasts by winning in one hour and thirty-one minutes per 6-2 y 6-1 a Fernanda AsteteChilean tennis player in the round of 32 of the tournament of Buenos Aires. After this result, the Chilean tennis player manages to qualify for the round of 32 of the tournament Buenos Aires.
Astete managed to break his opponent’s serve 3 times, while Labrana, for his part, did it 7 times. In addition, Labrana achieved 64% on the first serve, committed 5 double faults and made 55% of the points on serve, while his opponent had 64% on the first serve and 2 double faults, managing to win 26% of the service. the points to serve.
the tournament of Buenos Aires (ITF Argentina 02A) is held from January 15 to 22 on outdoor clay. A total of 72 tennis players participate in this competition.
Tennis, a sport for everyone
Tennis is considered a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) attract all the world’s attention: the season begins with the Open the Australiacontinue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally ends up in the United States with the US Open.
During the rest of the year, the players continue to play all over the world, completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay o grass.
Tennis originated in Europa at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport, the date the tour was created. It was especially popular among the upper classes of English-speaking countries, but today it is a global sport. It’s divided in of the categories: the men’s competition (ATP) and the women’s (WTA).
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 take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower step we would have the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis fight. In addition, he is also in charge of the Grand Slams.
The fight to be the best in history does not stop in the male category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to improve all records and achieve the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly known as ‘Big Three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These potential future tennis stars have entered the global tennis circuit with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasof the Italian Matthew 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 for the world of tennis.
Today, there are many women’s tennis players vying to stay at the top of the world tennis elite and surpass Stefanie Graff or Serena Williams. Players like the Polish Iga Swiatek (Roland Garros champion 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 tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his definitive retirement from the world of tennis and put an end to 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
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