Ons Jabeur

Final Wimbledon ‘Manic Monday’ Begins Memorably

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The final edition of the “Greatest Day in Tennis” – Manic Monday at the Wimbledon Championships – took place at the All England Club on Monday. It’s a tradition unlike any other at […]

Gutsy, Historic Win At Wimbledon By Jabeur

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur was so nervous before her first match point in her Wimbledon Centre Court debut against the 2017 ladies’ champion Garbiñe Muguruza that she just went and kneeled down along the back […]

Jabeur First Arab Woman To Win A WTA Title

BIRMINGHAM/WASHINGTON, June 21, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur made history Sunday by winning the WTA 250-series Viking Classic Birmingham in Birmingham, England. The World No. 24 Jabeur’s 7-5, 6-4 victory over No. 35 Daria Kasatkina of Russia in an […]

Jabeur Gains Revenge, Reaches Charleston Final

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur has only reached one final in her WTA career, three years ago in Moscow. So, she can be forgiven for doing whatever it takes to get back into a […]

Ons On Fire: Jabeur Sets Rematch Against Kovinic

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As the quarterfinal round of the MUSC Health Women’s Open unfolded in Charleston, S.C., Friday afternoon, one couldn’t help but notice the contrast in the two halves of the singles draw. At […]

Jabeur Embracing The Clay, Career-Best Ranking

CHARLESTON, S.C./WASHINGTON, April 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur has been embracing new ground this season where for her, as Tunisia’s best-known women’s tennis player, the sky’s the limit. This week, Jabeur, who is competing on green clay at […]

Dubai First Round: From Routine To Rollercoaster

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Thirty-first-ranked Ons Jabeur of Tunisia was among the group of seven first-round winners safely through to the second round of the first WTA 1000-series event of the season, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis […]

A Powerful Start to 2021 WTA Season By Ons Jabeur

WASHINGTON, January 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur saved two set points in the opening set and fired 31 winners en route to a 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in one hour and 29 minutes to capture […]

Ons Jabeur In Ostrava: ‘No Fear, I’m Just Going To Go For It’

WASHINGTON, October 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur and Jelena Ostapenko met for the first time in a WTA event Thursday afternoon – and it’s one both will not soon forget. Although the unseeded Jabeur won the second-round match of the […]

Ons Jabeur Represents Hope For So Many

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur of Tunisia represents hope. Hope for her home country. Hope for the Arab world. Hope for young girls everywhere. Win or lose. The 25-year-old Jabeur, who turns 26 on Friday, is […]