Tunisian Anas Jafar is the first Arab woman to enter a club Top ten players In the world rankings of world tennis players after qualifying for the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Championship.
Jaber advanced to the semifinals for the first time in a 1,000-point match, defeating Estonian Annette Kontaveit 7-5 6-3.
The 27-year-old’s 48th win at the WTA Championship is the number no player has reached this season.
Anas said, “It’s a dream come true, with my name written in the top ten, it’s the beginning. I’m known for a long time that I deserve this place because I’ve been playing well, but I want to prove that I deserve to be on this list, that I deserve to be on the list.” Top ten players.
Anas, who enters the top ten on Monday, will face Spain’s Paula Padusa in the semifinals early on Saturday, beating world number 10 Angelique Gerber 6-4, 7. 5
Earlier this season, the Tunisian player broke the record of being the first Arab woman to win the WTA title when she won the Birmingham Championship last June.
Milestones in Anas Jaber’s journey:
1994 – Anas Jafar is born in a monastery in Tunisia
1997 – At the age of three, Anas starts playing tennis with her mother
2010 – At the age of 16, Anas trained in France and Belgium to become a professional tennis player
2011 – At the age of 17, Anas Zafar became the first Arab woman to win a Grand Slam after winning the Roland Carros Women’s Championship.
2017 – Anas Jaber in the top 100 female players in the world
2018 – Anas on the list of 60 best players in the world, then ranked 51st in the same year and reached the final of the Moscow Championship
2019 – Anas Zafar wins the title of Arab Woman of the Year at the Games
2021 – October 2, the world’s first (women), 44 wins, based on Anas’ winning streak
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