By | September 13, 2022


“i’m representing the arab world the middle east” you know african continent tunisian tennis star ons jabeur is the first woman of african and arab descent to make headlines with her success on the tennis court.

in october 2021 she became the first arab player male or female to ever be ranked in the world’s top 10 tennis singles and now continues to make history as she has become the first african and arab female tennis player to reach the semifinals of the us open after making it to the finals of 2022 wimbledon.

some  things to know about the tennis star ons jabeur.

Ons jabeur was the first arab junior to win a grand slam title in nearly 50 years, after winning the girls singles title at the 2011 french open.

  1. the 27 year old tunisian star was born in qatsar hillel a small town in tunisia and started playing tennis at the age of three, she became a professional player in 2010 and reached her first major of the 2022 wimbledon championship.

” I always try to inspire more players from my country or the arab region or the african region to play more tennis, my dream is to see more more tunisian players on tour”.

Ons jabeur career

she has been dubbed the minister of happiness by fans in tunisia for the happiness her successes brought to our country, the tunisian star’s career has seen a series of firsts;

in 2017, she became the second arab woman to break into the world’s top hundred, she is the first arab woman to win a wta tour title at the 2021 birmingham classic and she also won the madrid open and became the first arab or north african woman to win a wta 1000 event.

the tennis star was honored with the postage stamp last august after playing at the wimbledon final the stamp is among 22 other stamps which were made to honor tunisian women’s achievements in various fields.

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