The Chilean tennis player Fernanda Astete Y Anastasia Sukhotina fulfilled the predictions by winning in one hour and fourteen minutes per 6-1 and 6-4 to the Italian players Carola Cavelli Y sonia casani in the round of 16 of the tournament fishing. After this result, the tennis players managed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the tournament fishing.
During the match, the winners managed to break their opponents’ serve 8 times, while the losing couple did it 4 times. In addition, Astete and Sukhotina achieved 76% effectiveness in the first service and won 54% of the points on serve, while the data of their rivals are 60% effectiveness and 40% of points obtained on service. . Finally, regarding penalties, the winning players committed a double fault and their opponents committed 6 double faults.
Astete and Sukhotina will meet in the quarterfinals of the tournament with the Swiss players Katerina Tsygourova Y Costanza Traversi.
in the tournament of fishing (ITF Italy 20A) involved a total of 16 couples. Likewise, it is celebrated between the 1st and the 5th of August on external clay.
A centenary sport
Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) concentrate all the world’s attention: the season begins with the Australian Opencontinues with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and comes to an end in the United States with the US Open.
Throughout the rest of the year, players continue to compete around the world completing seasons on the various surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.
Tennis was born in Europe 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 with the upper classes in English-speaking countries, but today it is a global sport. It’s divided in two 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 (if a player wins the tournament, he will take 1000 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 fight . 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 Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer compete to break all records and add the largest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly known as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These new future tennis stars have entered the global tennis circuit with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasfrom 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 founded 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 women’s tennis players who compete 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 Sakkar either 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 definitive retirement from 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 from him and become number 1.
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