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Jenny Lim advances to the next phase of the Fort-de-France tournament after winning the round of 16

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 French tennis player jenny lim and seed number 8, fulfilled the forecasts by winning by 6-3 and 6- in one hour and fourteen minutes Astrid Lew Yan FoonFrench tennis player in the round of 16 of the tournament Fort-de-France. After this result, the winner will be in the quarterfinals of the tournament of Fort-de-France.

During the game, the Frenchwoman managed to break her opponent’s serve 6 times, achieved 56% on the first serve, committed a double fault and took 75% of the points on serve. Regarding the French player, she managed to break her opponent’s serve on one occasion, achieved 58% effectiveness, made 4 double faults and won 39% of the service points.

The tournament will continue with the confrontation between Lim and the Swiss player Jenny Duerstnumber 335 and seed number 1.

in the tournament of Fort-de-France (ITF France 01A) face 31 tennis players. In addition, it takes place between January 9 and 15 on a hard court outdoors.

Tennis, a great sport

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 comes to an end in the USA with the US Open.

In the rest of the year, the players continue to play all over the world, completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either grass.

Tennis originated 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 is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis face each other. . In addition, the association also takes care 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 the records and achieve 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 new future tennis stars have entered stomping on the world 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 tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his final retirement from tennis and ended 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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