The ATP brings together players from all over the world in the men’s category. (Infobae)
Colombian tennis player Nicholas BarrientosATP number 65 and American player Robert Gallowaynumber 80 of the ATP defeated by 4-6, 6-3 y 6-4 in one hour and fifty-eight minutes to the French Albano Olivetti y Dan Added, ATP number 59 and ATP number 99 respectively in the 32nd round of Roland-Garros. After this result, we will closely follow the trajectory of the players in the round of 32 of the tournament.
During the match, the winners managed to break their opponents’ serve 4 times, achieved 66% on the first serve, committed 3 double faults and took 65% of the service points. Regarding Olivetti and Added, they managed to break their rivals’ serve 3 times, achieved 60% effectiveness, made 3 double faults and won 56% of the service points.
In the round of 32, Barrientos and Galloway will face off against the winners of the match between Stefanos Tsitsipas y Petros Tsitsipas contra Jean-Julien Rojer y Marcelo Arevalo.
The tournament Roland-Garros Men Doubles It is held on clay in the open air and during the course of it, a total of 64 couples face each other. Likewise, it takes place from May 30 to June 10 in Paris.
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 Garrostravels 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 compete around the world, completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay o grass.
tennis was born in Europa at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport date the tour started. 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 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 would be 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 is still latent in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalhe 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 commonly called as ‘Big Three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These promising 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 period and is a benchmark and icon for the world of tennis.
Today, there are many women’s tennis players who are also fighting to stay on 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 chance for the other players to take over and become number 1.