Maria Sakkari manages to qualify for the finals at the expense of Danka Kovinic
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Maria SakkarThe Greek, WTA No. 7 and No. 1 seed, lived up to expectations by winning the semifinals of the WTA 250 tournament parma in an hour and twenty-one minutes 7-5 and 6-2 a Thank you KovinicMontenegrin tennis player, WTA number 78. This result puts Sakkari in the final of the WTA 250 tournament parma.
The Montenegrin tennis player managed to break her opponent’s serve 2 times, while the Greek player managed 5 times. Furthermore, the Greek scored 64% on first serve, one double fault and made 66% of points on serve, while her opponent had 68% on first serve and 3 double faults, managing to win 49% of points on serve.
In the final, Sakkari meets the winner of the match in which they meet the Romanian Ana Bogdan and the Egyptian tennis player Mayar Sherif.
The competition WTA Parma It is held in the open air on sand and a total of 49 players compete against each other. The final stage consists of a total of 32 players who qualify directly, those who managed to win in the previous rounds of the championship and those who were invited. In addition, his celebration will take place from September 24th to October 1st in parma.
A sport that endures over time
Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Four tournaments (the so-called “Grand Slams”) attract all the attention of the world every year: The season starts with the Australian Opencontinue with the soundtrack of Roland Garrosthen moves on to London with the party Wimbledon and ends in the United States 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 after creating the first tour. 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).
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 (when a player wins the tournament, he gets 1,000 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, which pits future tennis stars worldwide against each other compete . In addition, ATP tennis is also responsible for the Grand Slam.
The struggle to be the best in history doesn’t end 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 often referred to 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.
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 women’s tennis players 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 final retirement from tennis, ending an impressive multiple Grand Slam career. Now it’s the other players turn to take over and become number 1.
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