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Tennis player Dalma Galfi wins in the qualifying round of the WTA 500 tournament in Ostrava

the hungarian Dalma Galfinumber 91 in the WTA, met the predictions by winning by 7-6 and 6-3 in one hour and twenty-six minutes to the Czech tennis player Lucie Havlickova in the qualifying round of the WTA 500 tournament in Ostrava. After this result, we will continue to see the player in the next round of the WTA 500 tournament in Ostrava.

the tournament of Ostrava (WTA Ostrava) has a preliminary access phase where the tennis players with the lowest ranking have to get the highest possible points to obtain a place in the official tournament. During this particular phase, 24 players face each other. In addition, it is held between October 1 and 9 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 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.

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 on which the tour was created. It was especially popular with the upper classes in English-speaking countries, but today it is 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 organizes several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (if a player wins the tournament, he will take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, on a lower step is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis fight . In addition, the ATP tennis is also in charge of the Grand Slam.

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 break all the records and achieve the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly called as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These future tennis stars have entered the global 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.

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 final retirement from the world of tennis and put an end to an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now it is the turn of the other players to take over from him and become number 1.

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