Ferreiro and Couto Loureiro advance to the quarterfinals of the Lima tournament


The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis. (Infobae)

brazilian players Franco Ferreiro Y Joao Victor Couto Loureiro won in the round of 16 of the tournament Lime in one hour and thirty minutes 6-3 and 6-3 to the Chileans Ignacio Antonio Becerra Otarola Y Daniel Antonio Núñez. After this result, we will see the winners of this match during the quarterfinals of the tournament Lime.

During the game, Ferreiro and Couto Loureiro, the winners, managed to break their opponents’ serve 4 times, in the first serve they had 77% effectiveness, committed 2 double faults and achieved 74% of the points on serve. Regarding the defeated couple, they managed to break their opponents’ serve on one occasion and their effectiveness data is 59%, 2 double faults and 57% of points obtained on serve.

In the quarterfinals Ferreiro and Couto Loureiro will meet the Peruvians Jorge Brian Panta Herreros Y Connor Huertas Del Pino.

The celebration of the tournament Lime (ITF Peru F2) occurs between November 15 and 19 on external clay. A total of 16 couples face each other in the championship.

A popular sport worldwide

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

In the rest of the year, players also compete around the world completing seasons on different surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.

tennis was born 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 take 1000 points to add to the ATP ranking), ATP 500 and ATP 250. Below these tournaments, in a lower step is the ATP Challenger Tour, where the future stars of world tennis compete. . In addition, the association also takes care of the Grand Slams.

The fight to be the best in history continues in the men’s category. The Spanish Rafael Nadalthe Serbian Novak Djokovic and the swiss Roger Federer they compete to break 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 world 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 for the world of tennis.

Currently, 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. 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 famous top 10 of the WTA ranking.

In the year 2022, the Australian tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his definitive retirement from the world of 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 and become number 1.

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