The clay-court is one of the courts used in the world of tennis. It is the period where most of the events are played on clay. The clay season starts between April and June which is immediately after the Maimi Open. The technique and mannerism of the ball being played on the clay presuppose its impression on the red dirt, which is a determinant of how the ball is in or out.
Italian tennis star, Fabio Fogini was defaulted from Barcelona Open for verbally abusing a line judge.The world number 27 was tied with Bernabe Zapata, upending him when he had a clash with the official and he was disqualified by the umpire for the unprofessional act.The 33-year old player was one of the players who have been defaulted from a match This not the first time Fognini will be disqualified as at the 2017 US Open, he was knocked out of the tournament and fined $24,000 for a series of insults aimed at a female chair umpire.
Roland Garros third-seeded player, Rafael Nadal has started his title defence on a high note printing past Alex Popyrin in a 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 tie. Nadal, who only won an ATP title, including Barcelona Open will be starting a chance to will his record-breaking 21st Grand Slam.
Spain's Rafael Nadal has clinched his record-breaking 12th Barcelona Open, outlasting his Greek counterpart, Stefanos Tsitsipas on a 6-4, 6-7(6), 7-5 contest.Though the world number two did not have a nice time at the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters which extinguished his to make dozen of it, but the Marlloca born has bagged 61 career titles on clay.
World number 27, Fabio Fogini has promised to appeal against his disqualification describing the action to be unreal.The Italian defaulted at the second set of the tie with Zapata Miralles, but evidence in view do not earmark that there was verbal abuse on the line judge.
Tennis great, Rafael Nadal has won the Barcelona Open today after beating Greece's Stafanos Tsitsipas, TheNationalNews reports.It was Nadal's 87th career title and the first in 2021.The win was also a sweet revenge for the Spanish who was beaten in the Quarter Finals of this year Australian Open by Tsitsipas.