German tennis player Yannick Hanfmannumber 137 of the ATP, fulfilled the predictions by winning in one hour and twelve minutes by 6-1 and 6-1 to the Italian player André PellegrinoATP number 191, in the previous qualifying round of the ATP 250 tournament at santiago. With this result, the winner will be in the next round of the ATP 250 tournament at santiago.
Tennis is unquestionably a classic sport. Each year, four tournaments (called “Grand Slams”) attract all the attention of the world: the season begins with the Open Australiato continue with the dirt track of Roland Garrostravels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and ends in the United States with the U.S. Open.
The rest of the year, players continue to play around the world, completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay oh grass.
There ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) is the association of professional tennis players which brings together players from all over the world in the men’s category.
The ATP circuit organizes 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 echelon is the ATP Challenger Tour, where future stars compete of world tennis. Moreover, ATP tennis is also in charge of Grand Slam tournaments.
The fight to be the best in history continues in the men’s category. The Spaniard Raphael Nadalhe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the Swiss Roger Federer they compete to break all records and collect the most Grand Slam tournaments. The three players are commonly referred to as ‘big three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These future tennis stars have stormed onto the world tennis circuit, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasfrom Italian Matthew Berretinigerman Alexander Zverev or the russians Medvedev there Rublev.
There WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) was founded in 1973 by the famous former tennis player Billie Jean King. The Californian has won 39 Grand Slam titles during her active phase and is a reference and an icon in the world of tennis.
Currently, many tennis players in the women’s category 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 (champion of Roland Garros in 2021), the Greek Maria Sakkari oh Paula Badosa (the first Spanish winner of Indian Wells) are fighting to stay in the famous top 10 of the WTA rankings.
In 2022, the Australian player Asleigh Barty announced his permanent retirement from tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slam tournaments behind him. Now is the chance for other players to take over and become number 1.
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