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Vaishnavi Adkar defeated Pooja Ingale in the qualifying round of the Gwalior 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)

Vaishnavi Adkarindia fulfilled the expectations by winning in the qualifying round of the tournament of gwalior in two hours and four minutes per 6(2)-7(7), 7-5 and 10-6 a Pooja Ingale, Indian tennis player. With this result, we will continue to see the player in the next round of the tournament gwalior.

Ingale managed to break his rival’s serve 3 times, while Adkar, for his part, did so 4 times. Likewise, Adkar had a 53% effectiveness in the first service, committed 4 double faults and achieved 62% of the points on serve, while his opponent’s effectiveness was 53%, he committed 8 double faults and achieved 56 % of the points to serve.

in the tournament of gwalior (ITF India 09A) there is a preliminary qualification phase that the tennis players with the lowest scores have to overcome to enter the official tournament. In it specifically, 32 players face each other. In addition, it takes place from December 25, 2022 to January 1, 2023 on outdoor hard courts.

A sport that has come to stay

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) attract 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 closes in the United States with the US Open.

In the rest of the year, the players continue to compete around the world completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.

Tennis originated 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).

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 holds 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 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 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 the records and accumulate the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are commonly referred to as ‘big three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These 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 period and is a benchmark and 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 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 opportunity for the other players to take over from him and become number 1.

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