Tennis player Joanna Garland qualified for the semi-finals of the Roehampton tournament

Johanna garlandNumber 324 in the WTA and seeded number 5, lived up to expectations with a win 6-2 and 6-1 a Haruka KajiJapanese tennis player in the quarterfinals of the tournament Roehampton. After this result, the winner advances to the semi-finals of the tournament Roehampton.

During the game, Garland managed to break his opponent’s serve four times, scoring 60% on the first serve, committing a double fault and winning 80% of the points on serve. With reference to.

The next confrontation corresponds to the semifinals of the championship and meets Garland and the winner of the match between the Czech tennis player Lucie Havlickova and the Chinese tennis player Xin Yu Gao.

the tournament of Roehampton (ITF Great Britain 11A) takes place between August 21 and 28 on an outdoor hard court. A total of 56 players face each other in the championship.

A sport that is here to stay

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Four tournaments (the so-called “Grand Slams”) draw all the attention each year: The season begins with the Australian Opencontinue with the soundtrack of Roland GarrosShe’s traveling to London with the party Wimbledon and finally concludes in the USA with the US Open.

For the remainder of the year, players around the world will compete and finish 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 was created. 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 celebrates several tournaments throughout the year: ATP Masters 1000 (if a player wins the tournament, he gets 1000 points to add him to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, at a lower level, we would have the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis play Battle. In addition, the association also handles the Grand Slams.

The struggle to be the best in history is still latent in the male category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer They fight to break all records and get the most Grand Slams. The three players are popularly referred to as “Big Three‘ towards the new generations or ‘next gen’.

These possible future tennis stars have entered the tennis world 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 active career and is a benchmark and icon in the tennis world.

Currently 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 struggling to stay in the 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 is the opportunity for the other players to take over and become number 1.

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