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Tanakorn Srirat wins in the qualifying round of the Jakarta tournament

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)

Tanakorn SriratThai fulfilled the predictions by winning in the qualifying round of the tournament of Jakarta by 4-6, 6-1 and 10-8 a Justin KouIndonesian tennis player With this result, the winner manages to add new points to his ranking to access the tournament of Jakarta.

During the match, Srirat managed to break his opponent 4 times, obtained 69% first serve, committed 3 double faults, winning 56% of service points. As for the Indonesian player, he managed to break his opponent’s serve 3 times and his effectiveness data is 67%, 4 double faults and 49% of points obtained on serve.

the tournament of Jakarta (ITF Indonesia F4) 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 the rivals. To do this, they must collect as many points as possible. During this part of the competition, in particular, 37 tennis players face each other. In addition, it takes place between October 30 and November 6 on an outdoor hard court.

Tennis, a sport much loved by the public

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 Opencontinues with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen moved to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and ends in the United States with the US Open.

Throughout the rest of the year, players continue to compete around the world completing seasons on the various 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 after the creation of the first tour. 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 (where the winner of the tournament will take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, on a lower step would be the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis fight. In addition, the association also handles the Grand Slams.

The fight to be the best in history is still active 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 achieve the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are often referred to as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These promising 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 a benchmark and icon for the world of tennis.

Nowadays, there are many tennis players in the women’s category who are also 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 definitive 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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