The tennis players Munteanu and Andreescu are eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Craiova tournament


The Romanians Vasile Antonescu Y Andrew Cuceu met the predictions by winning in the quarterfinals of the tournament in Craiova in one hour and thirty-four minutes 7(10)-6(8) and 7-5 to the Romanian players Dan Radu Munteanu Y Stefan Adrian Andreescu. With this result, the tennis players manage to qualify for the semifinals of the tournament Craiova.

The data collected about the match shows that Antonescu and Cuceu managed to break their opponents 3 times. As regards Munteanu and Andreescu, they managed to break their opponents’ serve twice, obtained 71% effectiveness, made 2 double faults and managed to win 61% of the points on serve.

During the semifinals, Antonescu and Cuceu will face the Macedonians Gorazd Srbljak Y Obrad Markovski.

the tournament of Craiova (ITF Romania F5) takes place between August 16 and 20 on outdoor clay. A total of 16 pairs are presented in the tournament.

Tennis, a sport much loved by the public

Tennis is undoubtedly a classic sport. Every year, four tournaments (the so-called ‘Grand Slams’) concentrate all the world’s attention: the season begins with the Australian Opento continue with the clay track of Roland Garrostravels to London with the celebration of Wimbledon and finally closes in the United States with the US Open.

The rest of the year, players continue to compete around the world completing seasons on the various surfaces: hard or fast track, clay either herb.

Tennis emerged in Europe 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 two 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 male category.

The ATP tour celebrates 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, the ATP Challenger Tour is located on a lower step, where the future world tennis stars compete. In addition, he also handles the Grand Slams.

The fight 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 they compete to break all records and achieve the highest number of Grand Slams. The three players are popularly known 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 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 career and is a benchmark and icon for the world of tennis.

Currently, there are many female tennis players who are 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 Sakkar 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 tennis player Asleigh Barty announced his final 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 from him and become number 1.

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