Let’s go between Rybakina and Halep!
The Kazakh and the Romanian will fight for a place in the final against Jabeur.
The start of the second semi-final is imminent
Rybakina (N°23) will challenge Halep (N°18) to try to join Jabeur in the final. Both players are warming up.
Jabeur: “I hope to inspire as much as I can”
Jabeur: “She made me run so much that she owes me at least a barbecue to make up for it (laughs). She is a proud Tunisian woman in front of you. I hope to inspire as much as I can.”
It is done ! Jabeur continues to write its history!
The first African to qualify for the semi-finals of a Grand Slam, the Tunisian continues her crazy adventure and qualifies for the Wimbledon final! She defeats the German Tatjana Maria in three sets (6-2, 3-6, 6-1).
She will challenge either Rybakina or Halep, who face each other in a few moments.
Jabeur flies away in the third set
5-0 for the Tunisian in this decisive round. The final is very close!
The Tunisian takes advantage of her first opportunity to make the break at the start of the third set! Jabeur leads 2-0 and is reassured.
Jabeur is racing in the lead
Shutout and 1-0 for the world No. 2 in the third set.
Maria equalizes to a set everywhere!
Ons Jabeur is no longer there in this semi-final! The Tunisian multiplies the unforced errors and logically lets slip the second set after 1h16 of play (6-2, 3-6). The 103rd player is just one set away from a Grand Slam final!
Jabeur stays alive
With all the difficulties, the Tunisian saves a set point before finally holding her service game. 5-3 for Maria.
Maria one step away from round two
New gross direct fault for Jabeur, who offers the game to Maria. The German now leads 5-2.
Jabeur is reassured
The Tunisian player does not lag behind on her face-off, won on a winning drop shot. 4-2 for Maria in this second set.
A lot of imprecision for Jabeur
Despite a huge passing back to the net, Jabeur multiplies the unforced errors (already 11 in this second round). It is therefore insufficient to destabilize Maria, who confirms her break (4-1).
Maria seizes the opportunity
The first break point is good for the German, who is already widening the gap. 3-1 and service to follow for Maria.
Maria got scared
Maria offers two break points to Jabeur on his third double fault of the match. The first is saved at the net, the second by a too long forehand from the Tunisian. The 103rd player in the world holds firm, 2-1.
Little scare for Jabeur on her serve but she gets away with a sharp net climb. It comes down to 1-1.
Maria sticks her head out of the water
The German put an end to the bleeding and quite easily won her service game in a match where rallies were rare. 1-0 in this second set.
First round for Jabeur!
Carried by two aces in a row to start his service game, Ons Jabeur won his white service game and in an express way to complete this first set in 38 minutes (6-2).
Jabeur very close to winning the first set
The seeded number 3 achieves the double break against an overwhelmed Maria. 5-2 for Jabeur, who will serve to win the first set.
Jabeur remains in the lead
No problem for the Tunisian on her service game. She now leads 4-2 in this first set after half an hour.
Maria comes back but Jabeur stays ahead
Tatjana Maria is still struggling on her serve but manages to keep it. The German returns to 3-2 as Ons Jabeur serves.
Break confirmed for Jabeur
Ons Jabeur won a game where the two players chained the amortizations and counter-amortizations. The Tunisian confirms her break and stands out in this first set 3-1.
Jabeur takes the service of Maria
After having battled from the first game, Tatjana Maria did not manage to win her face-off this time. Ons Jabeur offered the first break of the match and led 2-1 in this first set.
Jabeur equalizes without problem
Without shaking Jabeur sticks back to 1-1. This match is off to a good start but Tatjana Maria does not yet seem to be on top on her backhand.
Eight minutes from the first game between Jabeur and Maria
Despite three break points conceded on her face-off, Tatjana Maria manages to win the first game of the match after eight minutes. 1-0 for the German.
The Jabeur-Maria semi-final begins
Let’s go for the duel between the German, first to serve, and the Tunisian.
Jabeur and Maria enter the court
Ons Jabeur and Tatjana Maria enter the court to begin their warm-up. The first semi-final will start soon.
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Jabeur maintains the dream
World number two, the Tunisian Ons Jabeur is the first Arab player to reach the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament.
The 27-year-old will face Germany’s Tatjana Maria for a place in the final.
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Jabeur in the history of its content
The Tunisian became on Tuesday the first African player to qualify for the semi-finals of a Grand Slam tournament for 25 years, and the first Arab player in history to sign such a performance. The number 3 seed took out the Czech Bouzkova in three sets (3-6, 6-1, 6-1).
From 2:30 p.m. on Center Court:
Ons Jabeur (TUN, n°3) – Tatjana Maria (GER)
Elena Rybakina (KAZ, n°17) – Simona Halep (ROU, n°16)
Last straight line for the ladies
The women’s draw will know its two finalists this Thursday, after the semi-finals scheduled on the Center Court. Jabeur and Halep start as favorites in their duel against Maria and Rybakina.