Italian tennis player Ricardo BonadioATP number 171, won by 6-4 and 6-2 in one hour and twenty-four minutes Renzo OliveArgentinian tennis player, ATP number 176, during the previous qualifying round of the ATP 250 tournament in santiago. After this result, the winner will be in the next phase of the ATP 250 tournament of 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 Australiacontinue with the dirt track of Roland Garrosthen moves to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally ends in the United States with the U.S. Open.
The rest of the year, players compete 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 take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower echelon we would have the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis struggle. In addition, the association also takes care of the Grand Slams.
The fight to be the best in history is still active in the men’s category. The Spaniard Raphael Nadalhe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the Swiss Roger Federer they compete to break all records and win the most Grand Slam tournaments. The three players are known as ‘big three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.
These promising 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 career and is an icon in the world of tennis.
Today, many female tennis players are also battling 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 the year 2022, the Australian tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his permanent retirement from the world of tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slam tournaments behind him. Now is the time for other players to take over and become number 1.