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Soonwoo Kwon qualifies for Adelaide ATP 250 final

The ATP brings together players from all over the world in the men's category.  (Infobae)
The ATP brings together players from all over the world in the men’s category. (Infobae)

The South Korean tennis player soonwoo kwonnumber 84 of the ATP, won by 7(8)-6(6), 6(2)-7(7) and 6-3 in two hours and forty-nine minutes to Jack DraperBritish tennis player, number 40 on the ATP, in the semifinals of the ATP 250 tournament in adelaide. With this result, the winner will be in the final of the ATP 250 tournament in adelaide.

The British player managed to break the serve once, while Kwon, for his part, did so 3 times. In addition, the South Korean had a 57% effectiveness on the first serve, committed 4 double faults and scored 70% of the points on serve, while his opponent’s effectiveness was 58%, he made 5 double faults and achieved the 66% of the points to serve.

In the final, the South Korean will face the winner of the match between the Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis and the Spanish tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut.

The tournament ATP adelaide 2 It is held on a hard court outdoors and a total of 37 tennis players face each other. Its last phase is made up of 28 finalists among those who qualify directly, those who pass the previous phase of the tournament and the invited players. It also takes place between January 8 and 14 in adelaide.

Tennis, a sport for everyone

Tennis is considered 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 Garrostravels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally ends up in the United States with the US Open.

In the rest of the year, players also compete around 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 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 organizes several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (where the winner of the tournament 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 fight. 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 records and add the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are often referred to as ‘big three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These new future tennis stars have entered stomping on the global 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 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 for the world of tennis.

Currently, there are many tennis players in the women’s category who are also 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 top 10 of the WTA ranking.

In the year 2022, the Australian tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his final retirement from tennis and left behind an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now is the time for the other players to take over and become number 1.

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