Swiatek – Jabeur: a historic final today in New York


Iga Swiatek and Ons Jabeur They will be No. 1 and No. 2 in the world after this US Open. They are the players who have won the most games this season: 58-7 and 43-13, respectively. They meet tonight (10:00 pm/Eurosport and Directo Web MD) in a final steeped in history. There will be a new queen New York. It could be the first Polish ever or an African and Arab to enter the list of winners.

Swiatek, 21 years old, dominates the women’s circuit with a steady hand, stringing together 37 straight wins to capture the titles of Doha, Indian Wells, Miami, Stuttgart, Rome and Roland Garros, where he signed his second crown after the surprising crown in 2020, when he was unknown. He would not have excelled in the rest of the Grand Slam tournaments, he broke this rule at the US Open. He acknowledges that he is not as comfortable as in previous months, but his evolution is based on knowing how to win even when not at his best.

Jabeur, 28 years old and entered the event as world number 5, went to his second final in recent experience at Wimbledon, where nerves did not allow him to give his best version against the Kazakh of Russian origin Elena Rybakina. The Tunisian has many hands, he can vary his game to the maximum. He has been a sportsman for a long time, in his track record there are only three crowns, including two from this course, in Madrid and Berlin on clay.

This is the fifth match between the two, they will break their 2-2. The final end date of Rome 2022, with Swiatek 6-2 and 6-2 on clay, where he was dominant. In difficult, the most recent precedent was taken by Jabeur, 6-3 and 6-3 in Cincinnati 2021.

The North African tennis player is characterized by being one of the most loved by his teammates, who appreciate his sense of humor and friendliness. Among his new relations, the Spaniards Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, whom he met this season in Charleston. There was good communication, which was maintained. Jabeur listens to the advice of the 1994 US Open champion, who follows him from the box

Source: La Verdad


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