The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis. (Infobae)
Jason Jung,, number 299 of the ATP and number 1 seed, fulfilled the forecasts by winning in one hour and nineteen minutes per 6-2 y 6-2 to the czech player Dominik Palannumber 318 of the ATP and seed number 2, in the final of the tournament of She fought. After this result, Jung is the new champion of the tournament of She fought.
The match statistics indicate that Jung managed to break his opponent’s serve 4 times. With regard to and his effectiveness data is 67%, 4 double faults and 55% of points obtained on serve.
The tournament takes place in She fought from May 28 to June 4 on hard court outdoors. A total of 61 tennis players participate in this competition.
Tennis is undoubtedly 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 Australiato continue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen moved to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally ends up in the USA with the US Open.
In the rest of the year, players also compete around 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 after the creation of the first tour. It was especially popular among the upper classes of English-speaking countries, but is currently 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 (if a player wins the tournament, he will get 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower step is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis fight. In addition, the ATP tennis 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 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 commonly referred to as ‘Big Three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These future tennis stars have entered stomping on the global tennis circuit, 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 in the world of tennis.
Today, there are many women’s tennis players vying 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 it is the turn of the other players to take over and become number 1.