Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal is a Spanish tennis player whose sports biography is replete with a large number of awards and titles. The Olympic champion in singles and doubles, the holder of…

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John McEnroe: from the autobiographical book "Seriously"
Until this very day, I often have the feeling that my name is written right on my forehead. It is difficult to walk along the street, wherever it is, without…

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Tennis: The Most Important Thing You Need to Know
There are two basic things you need to know about tennis rules. Firstly, it can be played by two opponents or two teams, each of which consists of two people…

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Algorithm

Competition systems: “Swiss system”

Competition Algorithm

It is desirable that an even number of players participate in the competition, but an odd number is also allowed. All participants are divided into two equal groups either by rating (group of strong and group of weak), or by lot.

In the 1st round, the pairs of opponents are divided according to the principle: the strongest from the first group versus the strongest from the second, second strongest from the first group versus the second strongest from the second, etc. (In the table, each pair of opponents is highlighted in either black or blue). If, Continue reading

Rod Laver
Rod Laver, nicknamed "Rocket" was named the greatest tennis player of the twentieth century, and for good reason. He is the only player (among men and women) in the history…

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Jacques Brunion
The fourth of the musketeers, the oldest of them, has always been the main support for his comrades. Modest, restrained, he in a single game could not reveal all that…

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Some terms
Hybrid Strings. A combination of any two types of strings or penetration depths. The most common combination of the so-called wire on the longitudinal (babolat pro hurricane tour, luxilon) and…

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Pete Sampras about Andre Agassi
He was the most difficult opponent for me in that great summer of 1995 and again showed himself to be such at the very end of his and my career…

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