The French Quentin Halysnumber 76 in the ATP, won by 7-6(4), 3-6 and 6-2 to the Russian tennis player Aslan Karatsev in the sixty-fourth final of the tournament Shanghai. After this result, Halys manages to qualify for the thirty-second finals of the tournament. Shanghai.
The French player will face the Russian in the round of 32 of the competition Andrey Rublevnumber 7, today Thursday starting at 0:30 Spanish time.
The celebration of the tournament Shanghai (Rolex Shanghai Masters) takes place from October 4 to 15 on outdoor hard court. A total of 84 tennis players compete in this competition.
Tennis maintains its undisputed position as a classic sport in the sporting landscape. Like every year, the four most important tournaments known as ‘Grand Slams’ capture global attention. The season starts with Australian Opento continue with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London for the emblematic celebration of Wimbledon and ends in the United States with the US Open.
In the rest of the year, players compete around the world completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast court, clay either grass.
Tennis had its origins in Europe at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it has been a professional sport after the creation of the first tour. Although in its beginnings it was particularly popular among the upper classes of English-speaking countries, it is currently a sport with global reach. Tennis is divided into two categories main ones: the men’s competition (ATP) and the women’s competition (WTA).
The ATP (Association of Professional Tennis Players) brings together professional tennis players from all over 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, they will get 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, on a lower step is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis fight. In addition, the ATP tennis tournament is also in charge of the Grand Slams.
The battle for the title of best tennis player in history is still ongoing in the men’s category. Figures like Spanish Carlos Alcaraz or the Serbian Novak Djokovic They compete to break records and win the most titles.
The future stars of tennis have burst onto the world circuit. Among them are the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasthe Italian Matteo Berrettinithe German Alexander Zverev and the russians Medvedev and Rublev.
Currently, Novak Djokovic holds the record for weeks like number 1 in the ATP rankingclosely followed by Roger Federerthe American legend Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl and Jimmy Connors.
The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) was founded in 1973 by former tennis player Billie Jean King. King, originally from California, who accumulated 39 Grand Slam titles during her career and is an icon for the world of tennis.
In the current era, 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. Names like Polish Iga Swiątek (winner of several Grand Slams), the Americans Coco Gauff and Jessica PegulaThe greek Maria Sakkari either Paula Badosa (the first Spanish woman to win Indian Wells) strive to stay in the top 10 of the WTA rankings.