Newshub18 :Jabir in Arabia unveiled a new history
Uns Jabir is making one history after another for the women of Arabia. She became the first Arab woman to reach the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam at the Australian Open in 2020. She also became the first Arab woman to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 2021. This time, he is the first Arab to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam by combining tennis for boys and girls. Jabir did not stop there either. The 26-year-old Tunisian tennis player also became the first Arab and North African woman to reach the Wimbledon final. Jabir rewrote history by defeating Tatiana Maria 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the first semifinal at Center Court today.
The match was between two friends. Maria, 34, and Jabir are friends, having a barbecue together. This is also evident in Maria’s reaction after losing the match. He hugged her as if Maria had won the match. On the one hand, Jabir’s victory was more desirable. Why?
Legend Billy Jean King explained that before Jabir-Maria went to court. In the eyes of the former US star, Jabir is helping Tunisia, Africa and the Arab world through tennis. Jabir’s power in the match also showed that. Maria, a mother of two, could not stand in front of his great form.
Jabir got a chance to break at the beginning of the match. Although he survived the journey, Maria could not stop the third and seventh games. Jabir won the first set by force. In the second set, however, Maria is 103rd in the great return rankings. In the second set, Jabir broke the second serve. Keeping the advantage of staying ahead, he finished the set and returned the balance in the match.
In the third set, however, Maria could not stand in front of Jabir. “After years of hard work and self-sacrifice, the dream has come true,” Jabir said. I am very happy that the fruit is matching. I have to continue it for another match now. I stand here today as a proud Tunisian woman. I know everyone in Tunisia is crazy about celebrating now, I try to inspire as much as I can. ”
Jabir wants to show the full form of this festival in the final of Wimbledon next Saturday. At the moment, Romania’s Simona Halep and Kazakhstan’s Yelena Ribakina will face each other in the second semifinal. The winner of this match will be Jabir’s opponent in the final