Ons Jabeur goes from milestone to milestone. The first Arab tennis player to enter the top-tenwhat he achieved last year, will play the final of the Mutua Madrid Open on Saturday (18:30, TDP and Movistar) after defeating Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2, 6-3 at 1h:02. His rival will come out of the Jessica Pegula-Jil Teichmann.
The 27-year-old Tunisian imposed the weight of her ranking (the highest of the semifinalists) to neutralize the Russian (45th), who dominated the previous head-to-head 6-1in a game without rhythm, with few rallies.
Jabeur, who only has the Birmingham title won last season on her record, said she was “excited”. also with the comeback of ‘his’ Real Madrid. She couldn’t go to the Bernabéu, she went to bed early and, according to her account, the goals woke her up. A happy break before one of your big days.