Ons Jabeur – Wimbledon spectators can look forward to an exciting rematch of the 2022 final as Ons Jabeur prepares to face defending champion Elena Rybakina in the quarterfinals. , seeded sixth, aims to avenge her loss in the previous year’s title match when they meet in the last eight on Wednesday.
Jabeur secured the place
Jabeur secured her place with a stunning victory over two-time champion Petra Kvitova on Centre Court, delivering a resounding 6-0, 6-3 triumph in just over an hour. The Tunisian showcased her best tennis, thrilling fans with well-executed drop shots, passing winners on the run, and powerful shots from the baseline, reaffirming herself as a strong contender.
Kvitova, who triumphed at Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014, struggled to find her form and was unable to cope with Jabeur’s versatile game, committing 22 unforced errors. Reflecting on the match, Jabeur jokingly remarked, “I don’t know who played today. It’s amazing, I love how Petra plays. I have great respect for her contributions to women’s tennis, so winning against her is a significant achievement.”
Jabeur now looks ahead to the challenging
Jabeur now looks ahead to the challenging quarterfinal clash against Rybakina, seeking redemption after a tough final last year. The upcoming match holds special significance, evoking memories from their previous encounter. Jabeur hopes to replicate her outstanding performance from the current round and secure a hard-fought victory.
Rybakina enters the rematch well-rested
Ons Jabeur – Meanwhile, Rybakina enters the rematch well-rested as her last-16 opponent, Beatriz Haddad Maia, retired due to injury after just 21 minutes of play. Although the Brazilian was enjoying her best run at Wimbledon, the injury forced her to withdraw, denying her a chance to make her first-ever quarterfinal appearance. Disappointed by the circumstances, Haddad Maia expressed her frustration, especially missing the opportunity to compete on Centre Court, which holds great sentimental value for her.
Aryna Sabalenka defeated Ekaterina Alexandrova
In other matches, Aryna Sabalenka defeated Ekaterina Alexandrova, ensuring that all three of the women’s “big three” players advanced to the quarterfinals. Sabalenka, relishing her return to this year’s tournament, wasted no time in dispatching the 21st seed, triumphing 6-4, 6-0 on Court One. She will now face Maddison Keys in what promises to be an exhilarating encounter, with the possibility of a semifinal clash against Rybakina looming on the horizon.
The first set of Sabalenka’s match against Alexandrova remained tightly contested until she broke at 5-4, giving her the momentum to dominate the second set and secure a bagel in just 27 minutes.