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Bernard Tomic will be in the quarterfinals of the Doha tournament

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis.  (Infobae)
The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis. (Infobae)

the aussie Bernard Tomicnumber 464 of the ATP and seed number 2, fulfilled the forecasts by winning by 6-4 and 7-5 in an hour and twenty minutes Dax DondersDutch tennis player in the round of 16 of the tournament Doha. With this result, we will be able to continue seeing the winner of the match in the quarterfinals of the Doha.

The Dutch tennis player managed to break his rival’s serve once, while the Australian player did it 3 times. Likewise, the Australian player had 58% effectiveness in the first service, committed 2 double faults and achieved 76% of the points on serve, while his opponent’s data is 62% effectiveness, 2 double faults and 62% of points obtained on serve.

The Australian player will meet in the quarterfinals of the competition with the Belgian tennis player Tibo Colson.

the tournament of Doha (ITF Qatar F1) takes place from January 9 to 15 on an outdoor hard court. A total of 46 players participate in the championship.

A sport that has come to stay

Tennis is considered a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) gather all the world’s attention: the season begins with the australian opencontinue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen moved to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally ends up in the United States 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 either grass.

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 among the upper classes of English-speaking countries, but today it is a global sport. It’s divided in two categories: the men’s competition (ATP) and the women’s (WTA).

ATP

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 get 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower step we would have 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 continues in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to break all records and gather 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 new future tennis stars have entered stomping on the global tennis circuit, 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.

WTA

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 for the world of tennis.

Currently, there are many tennis players in the women’s category 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 (Roland Garros champion in 2021), the Greek Maria Sakkari either 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 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 from him and become number 1.

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