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Ons Jabeur, Elena Rybakina to meet in Wimbledon women's final - The Athletic

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  • Posted on 07th Jul, 2022 16:34 PM
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No.3 seed Ons Jabeur becomes the first Tunisian, first Arab and first African woman to reach a Grand Slam final, while Elena Rybakina (No. 17 seed) reaches her first major final.

Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina will meet in the Wimbledon women's final after winning their respective semifinal matches Thursday to advance at the All England Club.

Saturday's match marks the first Grand Slam final for the No. 3-ranked Jabeur, who beat Tatjana Maria 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in Thursday's first semifinal match. Jabeur becomes the first Tunisian, first Arab and first African woman to reach a Grand Slam final in the Open Era.

In the second semifinal match, Rybakina (No. 17 seed) beat Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 to reach her first Grand Slam final.

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