Tunisians flock to a cafe in the hope of watching local heroine Ons Jabeur win the women’s Wimbledon final on Saturday. Jabeur’s fans were disappointed.
Vondrousova upsets Jabeur to win Wimbledon women’s singles title
- Marketa Vondrousova made history on Saturday in the women’s Wimbledon final.
- Marketa Vondrousova defeated 2022 runner-up Ons Jabeur to win her maiden Grand Slam title in historic fashion.
- Marketa Vondrousova defeats Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 Women’s Wimbledon Final.
- Vondrousova became the lowest-ranked winner and the first unseeded woman to capture the Wimbledon title.
- The 24-year-old Vondrousova, ranked No. 42 in the world, was the first unseeded woman to reach the Wimbledon final in 60 years.
- Vondrousova made it to the final of the French Open in 2019 at the age of 19 but lost in straight sets to Ashleigh Barty.
- Vondrousova’s run to capture the Wimbledon title was impossible, as she did not enter the event with the best track record at the All England Club.
- Vondrousova was just 1-4 in her previous appearances at Wimbledon before her 7-0 run at the Championships this year.
- Another heartbreaking loss for Ons Jabeur in a Grand Slam final. She is now 0-3 in major championship matches, dating back to Wimbledon the year before.
Marketa Vondrousova admitted she was stunned by her historic Wimbledon win as she battled injuries to become the first unseeded woman to win the tournament in the Czech Republic Open era after winning the women’s Wimbledon final title.
The 24-year-old lost to Ash Barty in the 2019 French Open final before winning an unexpected maiden Grand Slam title at the second attempt.
Marketa Jabeur had no answer to Vondrousova’s big hit, despite the support of 15,000 partisan fans under the closed roof of Center Court.
After trailing 4-2 in the first set, Vondrousova found her rhythm and took the opening set after losing four games in a row.
Jabeur went 3–1 up with a few breaks in the second set, but faltered again as her unforced errors reached 31 in the final game.