Jaeger and Stepanov bid farewell to the Muttenz tournament

the French player Massimo Mora and the Peruvian Peter Iamachkine met the odds by winning in the quarter-finals of the tournament Muttenz from 6-4 and 6-3 to the Swiss Nico Jaeger Y Timothy Stepanov. With this result, the tennis players take the position for the semi-finals of the tournament Muttenz.

The match statistics show that Mora and Iamachkine, the winners, managed to beat their opponents 4 times, had 67% effectiveness in the first serve, committed 2 double faults and managed to win 62% of the points at service. . As for the losing couple, they managed to beat the opponents twice, obtaining 67% effectiveness, committing a double fault and winning 58% of the points in service.

In the semifinals Mora and Iamachkine will face the Germans Kai Wehnelt Y patrick zahraj.

The tournament takes place in Muttenz from 16 to 20 August on clay in the open air. A total of 16 pairs face off during this competition.

A sport that lasts over time

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Each year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) attract the attention of the whole world: the season starts with the Australian Opento continue with the dirt track of Roland Garrosthen he moves to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally ends in the United States with the US Open.

For the rest of the year, players continue to play around the world by completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay or grass.

Tennis was born Europe at the end of the 18th century and since 1926 it is a professional sport after the creation of the first tour. It was especially popular with the upper classes in English-speaking countries, but today it is a world sport. Is divided into two categories: men’s (ATP) and 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 1000 Masters (where the tournament winner will take 1000 points to add to the ATP rankings), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, on a lower level, is the ATP Challenger Tour, where future stars of the world tennis. In addition, the association also deals with the Grand Slams.

The struggle to be the best in history does not stop in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the Swiss Roger Federer compete to break all records and add the most Grand Slams. The three players are popularly known as’Big three‘against the new generations or’ Next Gen ‘.

These possible future tennis stars have entered the world tennis circuit with a bang, as in the case of the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipasfrom Italian Matteo BerrettiGerman alexander zverev or the Russians Medvedev Y ruble.

Novak Djokovic currently holds the record for weeks at number 1 in 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 has won 39 Grand Slam titles during her active career and is an icon in the world of tennis.

Currently, there are many female tennis players competing to stay at the top of the world tennis elite and surpass Stefanie Graff or Serena Williams. Players like the Pole Iga Świątek (Roland Garros champion in 2021), the Greek Maria Sakkar or Paola Badosa (the first Spanish winner of Indian Wells) are struggling to stay in the famous top 10 of the WTA rankings.

In the year 2022, the Australian tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his final retirement from the world of tennis and has left an impressive career with several Grand Slams behind him. He is now up to the other players to take the baton and become number 1.

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