Tunisia tennis star Ons Jabeur who became the first Arab woman to reach quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament at Australian Open 2020. The event third-round match was very special for both competitors, a one is looking for career achievement and another one is ending her career. In the end, Jabeur defeats Former world No.01 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the three tight sets.
Jabeur says I’m proud and honoured played with Caroline Wozniacki
During these quarantine days, World No.39 Ons Jabeur is stuck in New York City which is severely affected by Coronavirus. On Monday, the Australian Open official’s interviewed the Tunisian via Instagram and later the conversation was posted on their page. In that video clip, Ons Jabeur shared her match experience with retired Carolina Wozniacki.
Jabeur stated ” she was retiring. So this is something always pops in my head before the match. Everyone was talking about it before the Australian Open. During the Australian Open so is when I kind of tough knowing that everybody was supporting her also, she’s a tough player. She doesn’t give up any point. So made it even harder for me, but I was ready to fight for me.”
” I didn’t try to think about her career.be little bit easier for me to kind of manage the stress, Early second set I couldn’t sometimes use my backhand or any show that I was able to really play good. But I mean I didn’t play like any players was Caroline Wozniacki, and I’m really like honoured and happy that I played her. I mean, I’m sorry to end her career, but it was going to end anyways that tournament I was there for the ceremony.”
“I watched the ceremony. It was really emotional, but I’m proud I kind of did regret. Nothing should have exchanged rackets with her but I didn’t do it. I was kind of shy I was thinking about was like you should have done it.” Ons Jabeur added.