Tennis player Barbora Krejcikova, winner of the WTA 250 tournament in Tallinn
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Barbara KrejcikovaCzech, WTA No. 27 and No. 7 seed, won in an hour and twenty-five minutes for 6-2 and 6-3 to Estonian Anett KontaveitNumber 4 in the WTA and seeded number 1, in the finals of the WTA 250 tournament in Tallinn. After this result, the tennis player will become the new champion of the WTA 250 tournament in Tallinn.
The Estonian tennis player managed to break her opponent’s serve 2 times, while the Czech player managed to break her opponent’s serve 5 times. In addition, the Czech had 52% first serve effectiveness, committed 3 double faults and received 72% of service points, while her rival had 58% first serve and 3 double faults and managed to win 45% of points on serve.
This tournament takes place in Tallinn between 24 September and 2 October on indoor hard court. A total of 49 tennis players compete in this competition. A total of 32 players reach the final stage between those directly classified, those who manage to overcome the previous stage of the tournament and those invited.
Popular sport worldwide
Tennis is considered 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 OpenIt continues 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 will continue to compete around the world, completing seasons on the various surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.
Tennis was born 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 is now 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 organizes 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, would be the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis play 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’.
As in the case of the Greek, these future tennis stars have entered the global tennis scene with a bang 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 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 player will Asleigh Barty announced his permanent retirement from the world of tennis, ending an impressive multi-grand slam career. Now the other players have a chance to take over and become number 1.
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