Dan Alexandru Tomescu defeated Artem Cherepin in the qualifying round of the Antalya tournament

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the romanian Dan Alexandru Tomescu fulfilled the forecasts by winning by 6-1 and 6- a Artem Cherepintennis player in the previous qualifying round of the tournament antalya. With this result, the winner manages to add new points to his ranking to be able to access the tournament of antalya.

in the tournament of antalya (Turkey F26 Men Singles) there is previously a qualification phase where the tennis players with the lowest ranking face each other to obtain the highest possible score to enter the official tournament with the rest of the applicants. During this particular phase, 64 players face each other. Likewise, it takes place from November 20 to 27 on external clay.

Tennis, a sport much loved by the public

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) gather all the world’s attention: the season begins with the australian opencontinue with the clay track of Roland Garrostravels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and comes to an end in the United States with the US Open.

In the rest of the year, the players continue to play all over the world, completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.

Tennis originated in Europe at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport date the tour started. It was especially popular among the upper classes of English-speaking countries, but today it is a global sport. It’s divided in two categories: the men’s competition (ATP) and the women’s (WTA).

ATP

The ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) is the association of professional tennis players that brings together 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, he will get 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower step would be the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis fight. In addition, the association also takes care of the Grand Slams.

The fight to be the best in history is still latent in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to improve all records and add the greatest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly known as ‘big three‘ in front of the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These potential future tennis stars have entered the global tennis circuit with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasfrom Italian Matteo Berrettinithe German Alexander Zverev or the russians Medvedev Y Rublev.

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

WTA

The WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) was created in 1973 by the famous former tennis player billie jean king. The Californian won 39 Grand Slam titles during her active period and is a benchmark and icon in the world of tennis.

Today, there are many women’s tennis players vying to stay at the top of the world tennis elite and surpass Stefanie Graff or Serena Williams. Players like the Polish Iga Świątek (Roland Garros champion in 2021), the Greek Maria Sakkari either Paula Badosa (the first Spanish winner of Indian Wells) are fighting to stay in the top 10 of the WTA ranking.

In the year 2022, the Australian player Asleigh Barty announced his final retirement from the world of tennis and ended an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. Now is the time for the other players to take over and become number 1.

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