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The tennis players Asaba and Mitsui stay out of the final of the Memphis tournament

the new zealand Finn Reynolds and the British tennis player Millen Hurrion won in the semifinals of the tournament Memphis by 7(9)-6(7) y 6-3 in one hour and twenty-nine minutes to the Ghanaian player Abraham Asaba and the Japanese tennis player Shunsuke Mitsui. With this result, we will continue to see the winners of the match in the next phase of the tournament Memphisthe final.

In addition, Reynolds and Hurrion achieved 61% in the first service, a double fault and 77% of the points were made on serve, while the data of their opponents are 76% effective, 2 double faults and 63% of points obtained on serve.

During the final, Reynolds and Hurrion will face off with the winners of the match in which they will face each other Cooper Williams y Alex Michelsen contra Andrew Rogers y Walker Stearns.

the tournament of Memphis (ITF USA F28) takes place between August 16 and 20 on an outdoor hard court. A total of 16 couples participate in this competition.

A centenary sport

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) gather the world’s attention: the season begins with the Open the Australiacontinues with the clay track of Roland Garrosthen travels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally concludes in the USA with the US Open.

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

Tennis emerged in Europa at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport, date on which the tour was created. It was especially popular with the wealthy classes in English-speaking countries, but today it is a global sport. It’s divided in of the categories: the men’s (ATP) and the women’s (WTA) competition.

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 (where the winner of the tournament will take 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, he also handles the Grand Slams.

The fight to be the best in history is still active in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbia Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer compete to break all records and add the largest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly called as ‘Big Three‘ versus the new generations or ‘Next Gen’.

These new future tennis stars have entered the world tennis circuit with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasof the 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 career and is a benchmark and icon in the world of tennis.

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

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

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