Ons Jabeur she won a true marathon in the Wimbledon women’s draw. For the third round of the competition, in the center court of the All England, the Turkish defeated Garbiñe Muguruza, former champion of the competition and eleventh favorite, by 5-7, 6-3 and 6-2 in a real battle that lasted two hours and average and that demanded his physique to the fullest. In fact, the 21st seed vomited the “sacred grass” before taking the win.
The Spanish arrived with a winning inertia and a level of play that allowed her to get excited about winning back the title you won in 2017: he had lost just six games in his first two appearances.
And she started taking the first set against the Turkish, but that was just the beginning of the end for her. Jabeur rallied, drew in sets and clearly surpassed her in the final partial.
Although at the time of defining the lawsuit, problems appeared for the number 24 in the world, which began to feel increasingly bad and at the least opportune moment collapse.
Is that when she managed to have a match point, discomfort seized her in such a way that she could not continue playing, He retired to the back of the court and threw up on the grass of the central court, which the assistants later had to clean.
Jabeur, exhausted, flops onto the Wimbledon turf. AP Photo / Kirsty Wigglesworth
Eventually was able to recover and ended up imposing relatively quickly, luckily for him.
“I’m having stomach problems, I have it inflamed – it explained soon before the press -. It’s been happening to me for a while now, it’s something that causes me stress, fatigue, a bit of everything. “
“I don’t want to interrupt the other players, so I try to get rid of the discomfort and keep playing. Anyway, I’m fine “, reassured Jabeur (26 years old) already recovered.” There were many emotions in this match, they could see me angry, smiling and laughing. It’s a bit my personality, “he added.
In the fourth round, Ons will play against Iga Swiatek, another Grand Slam champion (won Roland Garros 2020) who advanced to this phase after crushing the Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1 and 6-0.