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Daniel Leong Prickett advances to the next phase of the Jakarta 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)

Daniel Leong PrickettMalaysian met expectations by winning by 6- and 6-1 in one hour and eleven minutes Hans Paul Manohar ValaparlaIndian tennis player in the qualifying round of the tournament Jakarta. After this result, the winner adds new points to his ranking to enter the tournament. Jakarta.

The statistics of the match indicate that the Malaysian player managed to break his opponent 5 times, had a 61% effectiveness in the first service, committed 3 double faults and managed to win 76% of the points on serve. As for him, he achieved a 47% effectiveness, made 4 double faults and won 36% of the points on serve.

the tournament of Jakarta (ITF Indonesia F4) has a preliminary access phase in which the players with the lowest ranking have to obtain the highest possible score in order to qualify and participate in the official tournament. During this part of the competition, in particular, a total of 37 players participate. Likewise, it is held between October 30 and November 6 on an outdoor hard court.

Tennis, a sport much loved by the public

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) gather all the world’s attention: the season starts with the Australian Opencontinues with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen moves on to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally concludes in the USA with the US Open.

In the rest of the year, players continue to compete around the world completing seasons on the different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.

Tennis emerged in Europe at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport, date on which the tour was created. It was especially popular with the wealthy 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.

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 take 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 compete. In addition, he also handles the Grand Slams.

The fight to be the best in history is still active in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to break all the records and accumulate the largest number of Grand Slams. The three players are often referred to as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These possible future tennis stars have entered the world 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.

WTA

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.

Currently, there are many female tennis players who are struggling 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 famous top 10 of the WTA ranking.

In the year 2022, the Australian tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his definitive retirement from tennis and left behind an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now it is the turn of the other players to take the witness and become number 1.

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