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Tunisian Ons Jabeur becomes 1st Arab tennis player to win WTA 1000 title

Jabeur beats American Jessica Pegula 7-5, 0-6, 6-2 in final

Muhammed Enes Calli   | 08.05.2022
Tunisian Ons Jabeur becomes 1st Arab tennis player to win WTA 1000 title

ANKARA

Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur on Saturday became the first Arab winner of a WTA 1000 title after her victory at the Madrid Open.

The 27-year-old Jabeur won the greatest title of her career by defeating American Jessica Pegula 7-5, 0-6, and 6-2 in the women's singles final.

"When I had the match point, I was like I had to win it from the beginning, otherwise it's going to be very tough for me. But I'm very happy and trying to realize that I won today, really," No. 8 seed Jabeur said after her win, her second career title.

Jabeur's 12 clay-court match-victories led the tournament.




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