the romanian Marius Copilnumber 377 of the ATP and seed number 1, fulfilled the forecasts by winning by 6-4, 1-6 and 6-3 in one hour and forty-five minutes Denys Klocktennis player in the round of 16 of the tournament Doha. With this result, Copil will be in the quarterfinals of the tournament Doha.
The match statistics indicate that Copil managed to break his opponent’s serve 3 times. As for Klok, he also managed to break his opponent 3 times, had 67% first serve, committed 2 double faults and managed to win 61% of the service points.
During the quarterfinals, the Romanian tennis player will play against the Estonian player Kristjan Tamm.
in the tournament of Doha (ITF Qatar F1) a total of 46 players participate. In addition, it takes place from January 9 to 15 on an outdoor hard court.
A sport that has come to stay
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 opencontinue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally concludes in the United States 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 was born in Europe at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport, the date the tour was created. 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).
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 (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 is still latent in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to improve all records and gather the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are commonly called 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.
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.
Today, there are many women’s tennis players fighting to stay on 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 final retirement from tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now is the time for the other players to take over from him and become number 1.
Note Source: Narrative