Ons Jabeur

Jabeur’s Breakthrough Season Just Keeps Getting Better

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, October 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) In a year filled with milestones for Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur, on Thursday night at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., she added a few more to her breakthrough season. The […]

Muguruza Rallies To Win Chicago Fall Tennis Classic Title

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON, October 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Never count out Garbiñe Muguruza when there’s a title on the line. While the Spaniard may not always cross the finish line first, she always gives her best effort. Sunday afternoon, with rain […]

Jabeur, Muguruza To Play For Chicago Fall Tennis Classic Title

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur collected her 44th win of the season to advance to the WTA 500 Chicago Fall Tennis Classic final Saturday afternoon at XS Tennis Village on the city’s South Side. Although it […]

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 […]