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Gio Jang manages to win in the previous qualifying round against Humera Baharmus

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 South Korean player gio jang won in the previous qualifying round of the tournament solapur in one hour and thirty minutes 6-4 and 10-6 to the indian player Humera Baharmus. With this result, the winner manages to add new points to her ranking to get to participate in the tournament of solapur.

During the match, the South Korean player managed to break her opponent’s serve twice, in the first serve she had 42% effectiveness, committed 7 double faults and achieved 51% of the points on serve. Regarding the Indian, she managed to break her opponent’s serve 4 times, her effectiveness was 45%, she made 2 double faults and achieved 58% of the points on serve.

the tournament of solapur (ITF India 07A) previously has a qualification phase where the tennis players with the lowest ranking face each other to obtain their place in the official tournament against the rest of their rivals. To do this, they must collect as many points as possible. In it specifically, a total of 32 tennis players face each other. Likewise, it is held between December 11 and 18 on a hard court outdoors.

A popular sport worldwide

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) gather all the world’s attention: the season begins with the australian opento continue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally closes in the USA with the US Open.

During the rest of the year, players also compete around the world completing seasons on different 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 date the tour started. It was especially popular among the wealthy classes in 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 holds several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (where the winner of the tournament will take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower step would be the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis compete. In addition, the association also takes care of the Grand Slams.

The fight to be the best in history does not stop in the male 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 popularly referred to as ‘big three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These potential 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.

Today, there are many women’s tennis players fighting 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 tennis player Asleigh Barty He 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 and become number 1.

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