After winning the previous qualifying round, Anna Klasen secures a spot for the next phase

Anna KlasenThe German won the qualifying round of the tournament in Collonge Bellerive through 7-5, 2-6 and 14-12 to the Japanese player Mana Ayukawa. After this result, the winner advances to the next round of the tournament Collonge Bellerive.

Ayukawa managed to break his opponent’s serve 4 times while Klasen did the same 3 times. Likewise, the German had a 76% first serve and 5 double faults, winning 55% of the points on serve, while her opponent had a 64% first serve and 2 double faults, winning 56% of the points. the points on serve.

in the tournament of Collonge Bellerive (ITF Switzerland 06A) there is a preliminary qualification phase in which the lowest ranked tennis players must achieve the highest possible number of points in order to participate in the official tournament. In this phase, a total of 56 players face each other. It will also take place on sand in the open air from August 29th to September 4th.

Tennis, a sport for everyone

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Four tournaments (the so-called “Grand Slams”) attract the attention of the world public every year: The season begins with the Australian Opencontinue with the soundtrack of Roland Garrosthen moves on to London with the party Wimbledon and ends in the USA with the US Open.

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

Tennis showed up Europe Late 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sports Date the tour opened. It was particularly popular with the upper class in English-speaking countries, but today it’s a world sport. It’s divided two categories: the competition of men (ATP) and women (WTA).

ATP

That ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) is the association of professional tennis players that brings together players from around the world in the men’s category.

The ATP Tour organizes several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (where the tournament winner gets 1000 points to add him to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, at a lower level, is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis compete . In addition, he 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 fight to improve all records and get the most Grand Slams. The three players are popularly known as ‘Big Three‘ towards the new generations or ‘next gen’.

These new tennis stars of the future have entered the global tennis scene with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasfrom Italian Matteo BerretiniThe German Alexander Zverev or the Russians Medvedev Y rublev.

Novak Djokovic currently holds the record for week in 1st place of the ATP rankings, closely followed by Roger Federer, legendary American player Pete Sampras, Iván Lendl and Jimmy Connors.

WTA

That WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) was founded in 1973 by the famous former tennis player billie jean king. The Californian won 39 Grand Slam titles in her playing career and is an icon in the world of tennis.

Today there are many female tennis players in the women’s category who are also struggling to stay at the top of the world tennis elite, surpassing Stefanie Graff or Serena Williams. Players like the Poles Iga Swiątek (Champion of Roland Garros 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 rankings.

In 2022, the Australian tennis player will Asleigh Barty announced his permanent retirement from the world of tennis, ending an impressive multi-grand slam career. Now it’s time for the other players to take over and become number 1.

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