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Mayar Sherif wins the final of the WTA 250 tournament in Parma

the egyptian tennis player Mayar Sherifnumber 74 in the WTA, won in the final of the WTA 250 tournament in Parma in one hour and forty-one minutes 7-5 and 6-3 to the greek Maria Sakkarnumber 7 in the WTA and seeded number 1. Following this result, Sherif is the new champion of the WTA 250 tournament in Parma.

The statistics reflect that the Egyptian player managed to break her opponent’s serve 6 times, in the first service she had 81% effectiveness, committed 2 double faults and got 58% of the points on serve. As for the Greek, she managed to break her rival’s serve 4 times, she achieved 63% effectiveness, made 5 double faults and won 50% of the points on serve.

The tournament WTA Parma It is held on clay in the open air and a total of 49 players face each other and the final phase is made up of a total of 32 among those who qualify directly, those who pass the previous phases of the tournament and the invited players . In addition, it takes place from September 24 to October 1 in Parma.

Tennis, a great sport

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

During the rest of the year, players compete around the world completing seasons on the 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 opened. It was especially popular with the upper classes in English-speaking countries, but is now 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 celebrates 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 face each other. In addition, the association also handles 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 the records and add the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are frequently referred to as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These 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 final retirement from tennis and put an end to 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.

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