The ATP brings together players from all over the world in the men’s category. (Infobae)
The Spanish player Feliciano Lopez surprised by winning in the round of 32 of the ATP 500 tournament in acapulco by 7(7)-6(3) y 6-4 in one hour and thirty-eight minutes to Christopher Eubanks, American tennis player, number 105 of the ATP. After this result, we will continue to see the winner of the match in the round of 16 of the ATP 500 tournament in acapulco.
During the match, the Spanish tennis player managed to break his opponent’s serve twice, obtained 58% of the first serve, committed 3 double faults, managing to win 69% of the points on serve. As for the American, he managed to break his opponent’s serve once, his effectiveness was 53%, he committed 4 double faults and scored 62% of the points on serve.
During the round of 16, Lopez will play against the winner of the match in which they will face the Japanese player Yoshihito Nishioka and the american Francis Tiafoe.
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 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, the players continue to play all over the world, completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay o grass.
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 holds 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 compete. In addition, he is also in charge of the Grand Slams.
The fight to be the best in history is still active in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalhe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to improve all records and accumulate the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly referred to as ‘Big Three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These new future tennis stars have entered stomping on the world tennis circuit, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasof the Italian Matthew Berrettinithe German Alexander Zverev or the russians Medvedev y Rublev.
The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) was founded in 1973 by the famous former tennis player Billie Jean King. The Californian won 39 Grand Slam titles during her active period and is a benchmark and icon for the world of tennis.
Currently, there are many tennis players in the women’s category who are fighting 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 top 10 of the WTA ranking.
In the year 2022, the Australian player Asleigh Barty announced his final retirement from tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now is the time for the other players to take over from him and become number 1.
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