Emirates News Agency – Tomorrow.. a historic final between Anas Jaber and Rybakina for the Wimbledon title

LONDON, July 8 / WAM / The attention of millions of tennis fans around the world will turn tomorrow, “Saturday”, to the Wimbledon lawns in the British capital London, to follow the women’s singles competition in one of the exciting versions of the English Open “Wimblon”.

The title was limited to Tunisian Anas Jaber, second in the world and third in the tournament, and Elena Rybakina, the 23rd player from Kazakhstan, after this version witnessed a number of surprises that toppled the most prominent placed women such as Polish Iga Schwatek, the first ranked player of the tournament.

The two players have a date with history for tomorrow’s game, as it will be the first time for both of them in the final of one of the four major “Grand Slam” tournaments.

Every player dreams of crowning his efforts in this edition of the tournament by winning the prestigious title.

And Anas Jaber, 27, became the first Tunisian and Arab player in history to reach the final of a Grand Slam and the first African woman to achieve this feat in the open era of tennis, noting that South African Sandra Reynolds also qualified for the Wimbledon final in 1960, 8 years before the start of the open era in tennis.

And Anas Jaber has become an inspiration to many female athletes, especially in the Arab region, due to her remarkable start in the tennis world in recent years.

In her statements, Anas Jaber expressed her hope that you will find many players and players in the Arab region and Africa in such top-level tournaments. She said: “I don’t think we have enough confidence in our abilities. Now I’m just trying to show this ability.” .and I hope to help inspire people.”

Although 23-year-old Rybakina is a source of inspiration in her country, Kazakhstan, after qualifying for the Wimbledon final. Despite the difference in classification between the two players, which favors Anas Jaber, the Tunisian player’s task in the light will not be an easy one. of the enthusiasm and great ambition of Rybakina, who previously won the Anas Jaber in the 2019 Wuhan Championship, while Anas Jaber defeated her in the Dubai Championship in 2021.

Both matches were extended to 3 sets, signaling the strength of the competition between the two players, especially after Rybakina got a huge morale boost from her semi-final victory over former world number one Simona Halep in the semifinals of the current tournament.

On the other hand, Anas Jaber has to overcome the pressure that is put on her as she is second in the world and the strongest candidate to win this competition, especially since she also excels in her record of confrontations with Rybakina with two wins in comparison immediately. victory for the Kazakh player.