• News & Analysis
  • Players
    • Men
    • Women
  • Sport
  • Performance
  • Betting & Gaming

Ons Jabeur Is Among Five Women's Seeds Eliminated On Day Four Of The Australian Open In 2023


Ons Jabeur is among five women's seeds eliminated on day four of the Australian Open in 2023. The humiliating loss that Ons Jabeur suffered at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova at the Australian Open made her the latest seeded player to be eliminated from the tournament early.

The Loss

Backstage, the Tunisian player who had been seeded second broke down in tears after learning that she had been defeated 6-1, 5-7, 6-1. The 28-year-old tennis player arrived in Melbourne having competed in the championship match of each of the previous two Grand Slam tournaments, but he has yet to win his first major title.

Jabeur crying after a match
Jabeur crying after a match

On day four of the tournament, Jabeur was one of five seeds that were eliminated in the second round. Veronika Kudermetova, Anett Kontaveit, Liudmila Samsonova, and Irina-Camelia Begu all suffered defeats earlier on Thursday, but fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia and fifth-seeded Aryna Sabalenka were victorious.

COPYRIGHT_LD: Published on https://ligadeportiva.com/ons-jabeur-is-among-five-womens-seeds-eliminated/ by - on 2023-01-19T23:37:02.215Z

In a match that lasted one hour and 52 minutes, France's Caroline Garcia defeated Leylah Fernandez of the United States to advance to the final of the 2021 US Open. Meanwhile, Belarus' Aryna Sabalenka defeated Shelby Rogers of the United States 6-3, 6-1.

In a match against Vondrousova that lasted past 01:00 local time on Rod Laver Arena, Jabeur made a total of fifty unforced errors and had her serve broken eight times. The match was marred by errors and went on for over an hour.

This victory marked the first time that Vondrousova, a former finalist at the French Open, has defeated a player ranked in the top 10 at a Grand Slam event. In the third round, she will take on fellow countrywoman Linda Fruhvirtova.

Earlier, the 21-year-old American qualifier Katie Volynets defeated the ninth seed from Russia, Kudermetova, by a score of 6-4, 2-6, and 6-2.

Volynets, who is ranked 113 in the world, is the first American qualifier to reach the third round of a Grand Slam tournament since Lindsay Davenport in 1993. Volynets is competing in her sixth main-draw match at a Grand Slam tournament.

I've never played in a stadium this packed and that many people keeping the energy up for me,

- Katie Volynets

she said about her time on Margaret Court Arena.

Sabalenka will play Elise Mertens after the Belgian defeated Lauren Davis 6-4, 6-3, and Volynets will face Zhang Shuai after the Chinese 23rd seed defeated Petra Martic 6-3, 6-3. Volynets will play Zhang Shuai after Sabalenka plays Elise Mertens.

After the German's three-set victory over the Romanian's challenge, which lasted three hours and twelve minutes and consisted of a 5-7, 7-5, and 6-3 score, Garcia will face Laura Siegemund in the third round.

Magda Linette of Poland defeated Estonia's Kontaveit in three sets, 3-6, 6-3, and 6-4. Magda Linette will now compete against Ekaterina Alexandrova.

Ons Jabeur Facts

Ons Jabeur is a professional tennis player from Tunisia. She achieved a career-high Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranking of world No. 2 on June 27, 2022. Jabeur is Tunisia's current No. 1 player and the highest-ranked African and Arab tennis player in WTA and ATP history.

She has three WTA Tour singles titles, as well as eleven ITF Circuit singles titles and one doubles title. In 2022, Jabeur finished second at both Wimbledon and the US Open, becoming the first Muslim and Arab player (male or female) to reach a Grand Slam final.

Her mother introduced Jabeur to tennis when she was three years old. She reached the French Open junior major girls' singles finals in 2010 and 2011, winning the latter and becoming the first Arab to do so since 1964.

After nearly a decade of primarily competing at the ITF level, she began competing more regularly on the WTA Tour in 2017. In 2019, she was named Arab Woman of the Year. Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach a major quarterfinal at the 2020 Australian Open, a feat she repeated at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.

At the 2021 Birmingham Classic, she became the first Arab woman to win a WTA Tour title. Jabeur won her most recent title, the 2022 Madrid Open, a WTA 1000 event, becoming the first Tunisian and Arab player to do so.

Final Words

Donna Vekic of Croatia defeated Russian Samsonova with a 6-3, 6-0 victory in one hour and six minutes. The match lasted for a total of one hour and six minutes. In the third round, Vekic will compete against Nuria Parrizas-Diaz of Spain.

Share: Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin

Recent Articles

  • Rafael Nadal Was Eliminated From The Australian Open

    News & Analysis

    Rafael Nadal Was Eliminated From The Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal was eliminated from the Australian Open by Mackenzie McDonald due to an injury. On Wednesday, Rafael Nadal's attempt to defend his Australian Open title was cut short when he was defeated in the second round by American Mackenzie McDonald. The match ended in a score of 4-6 4-6 5-7.

  • RUSADA Has Cleared Russian Figure Skater Kamila Valieva

    News & Analysis

    RUSADA Has Cleared Russian Figure Skater Kamila Valieva

    RUSADA has cleared Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva and WADA will review the doping decision and consider an appeal. According to the World Anti-Doping Agency, figure skater Kamila Valieva was found to have violated anti-doping rules by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). However, RUSADA determined that Valieva did not bear any "fault or negligence" for the transgression (WADA).

  • How To Win A Bet Every Time - Proven Strategies And Techniques To Increase Your Chances Of Success

    Guides & Tips

    How To Win A Bet Every Time - Proven Strategies And Techniques To Increase Your Chances Of Success

    If you like a good bet, and the good news is that you don't even need to risk real money to have a shot at winning. How to win a bet every time? There is no one perfect answer to this question, since what works for one individual may not work for another.

  • How To Win Big On Football Bets - Strategies For Making Money From Football Bets

    Guides & Tips

    How To Win Big On Football Bets - Strategies For Making Money From Football Bets

    How to win big on football bets? It is difficult to argue against the fact that football is the sport that is played the most. There are millions of fans all around the globe that tune in to watch live broadcasts of important events that include national teams, major European domestic leagues, and the Champions League. Other football competitions, such as the Europa League, have the same level of interest.

  • Chelsea Acquires Shakhtar Donetsk Forward For £89 Million

    News & Analysis

    Chelsea Acquires Shakhtar Donetsk Forward For £89 Million

    Chelsea acquires Shakhtar Donetsk forward for £89 million. Mykhailo Mudryk, a forward for Ukraine, has officially moved to Chelsea after completing his transfer from Shakhtar Donetsk. The transfer could be worth as much as £89 million.

  • How To Be A Smart Betting Fan During The NFL Season


    How To Be A Smart Betting Fan During The NFL Season

    Are you ready for some football? The NFL season is upon us, meaning it's time to start thinking about how you will approach your betting. If you're like most fans, you probably have a few bets that you make every year without fail.

  • How To Bet And Win - Top Tips For Maximizing Your Chances Of Winning

    Betting & Gaming

    How To Bet And Win - Top Tips For Maximizing Your Chances Of Winning

    It's not easy to come out on top when betting on sports. To become a successful bettor, it is not enough to win a few bets by making educated guesses and then to keep winning. A bettor need to know how to bet and win.

  • Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Announces Her Pregnancy

    News & Analysis

    Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Announces Her Pregnancy

    Tennis star Naomi Osaka announces her pregnancy. On Wednesday, tennis ace Naomi Osaka made the happy announcement that she is expecting her first child by posting a picture of an ultrasound scan to her various social media accounts.

  • Lionel Messi Scores For Paris Saint-Germain

    News & Analysis

    Lionel Messi Scores For Paris Saint-Germain

    Lionel Messi scores for Paris Saint-Germain in his first game back since winning the World Cup. After winning the World Cup, Lionel Messi made his triumphant return to Paris Saint-Germain by scoring a goal in his very first match back for the club.

  • Melbourne Victory Is Slapped With Record Sanctions For A Disgusting Pitch Invasion

  • JJ Watt Receives An Emotional Standing Ovation

  • Australian Open Organizer Allows Players With Covid-19 To Still Compete

  • The Importance Of Sports Medicine

  • VIP Tip - Maximizing Your Football Betting Profits