Ons Jabuer recently steamrolled over Anna Kalinskaya in the pre-quarters of the Indian Wells 2021. She gave absolutely no chance to her opponent and defeated her in straight sets. The final scoreline of the match was 6-2, 6-2. Interestingly, her recent performance has made her so popular that even legends like Andy Murray and Billie Jean King are congratulating her.
Ons Jabuer has lost just a single set at the Indian Wells 2021 so far. She is now in the quarter-finals of the tournament and will face Anett Kontaveit there.
Andy Murray reacts as Ons Jabuer is about to enter the history books
After her recent victory against Kalinskaya, Jabuer is expected to break into the list of the top-10 WTA players next week. If this happens, she will become the first Arab tennis player-male or female-in the history of the sport to achieve such a feat. As a result, 3-time Grand Slam champion, Andy Murray seemed really happy for her and reacted on Twitter.
That’s very cool https://t.co/jqkzsY8mZY
— Andy Murray (@andy_murray) October 13, 2021
“That’s very cool,” wrote the former World No.1 on Twitter.
Billie Jean King also extends her congratulations to Ons Jabuer
Tennis legend and 12-time Grand Slam champion, Billie Jean King, also congratulated Jabuer on Twitter for her phenomenal accomplishment. Intriguingly, she even shared a beautiful picture with her on the social media platform.
Aug 12, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Ons Jabeur of Tunisia hits a shot against Bianca Andreescu of Canada (not pictured) during third round play at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports
“Congratulations to Ons Jabuer, who has advanced to the quarterfinals of IndianWells, and is projected to break into the Top 10 of the WTA rankings next week. In doing so, she will become the first Arab tennis player to reach the Top 10 in either ATP or WTA rankings history,” tweeted Jean King.
Jabuer was quick to respond to Jean King’s message as well. She retweeted her tweet and thanked her.
Thank you Billie https://t.co/AYzPU7eeUd
— Ons Jabeur (@Ons_Jabeur) October 13, 2021
“Thank you Billie,” tweeted Jabeur.
Ons Jabuer will cross her paths with Anett Kontaveit in the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells 2021 today. Fans have huge expectations from the Tunisian player and want her to play some brilliant tennis against Kontaveit. Will she be able to succeed at the tournament this year?
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