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US Open 2022: Ons Jabeur decimates Caroline Garcia to achieve 2nd successive Grand Slam closing

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US Open 2022: fifth seed Ons Jabeur of Tunisia wanted simply an hour and 5 minutes to clinch a dominant 6-1, 6-2 win over Caroline Garcia of France and her maiden ladies’s singles closing on the Grand Slam in New York on Thursday, September 8.

Ons Jabeur was on fireplace within the ladies’s singles semi-final at US Open 2022 (AP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTSOns Jabeur defeated Caroline Garcia 6-1, 6-2 within the semi-finalJabeur the primary North African, Arab, and Tunisian girl to achieve the US Open closingThe Tunisian had additionally reached the Wimbledon closing earlier this yr

World No. 5 Ons Jabeur placed on a surprising present as she reached the ladies’s singles closing of the US Open 2022 after decimating seventeenth seed Caroline Garcia of France on Thursday, September 8. The fifth seed from Tunisia wanted simply an hour and 5 minutes to clinch a dominant 6-1, 6-2 victory over Garcia, whose profitable run in New York got here to a crashing halt.

Ons Jabeur is the primary North African, Arab, and Tunisian girl to achieve the US Open closing after the gorgeous present in opposition to Carolina Garcia during which she dropped simply 17 factors on serve and by no means confronted a break level.

Ons Jabeur will play her 2nd successive Grand Slam closing after having reached the Wimbledon ladies’s singles closing earlier this yr. The new tennis icon from Tunisia, which is predominantly a football-loving nation, hadn’t reached a Grand Slam closing within the first 9 years of her senior skilled profession however she has been to the ultimate of two majors in a span of three months.

Ons Jabeur hadn’t gone previous the third spherical in New York earlier than she arrived on the Flushing Meadows final month however the Tunisian has hit peak kind, shedding solely a set en path to the ultimate.

Take it in, @Ons_Jabeur!#USOpen

— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 9, 2022

Ons, who had partnered with Serena Williams within the lead-up to Wimbledon, defeated Serena-slayer Ajla Tomljanovic within the quarter-final to arrange what appeared a difficult conflict in opposition to Garcia.


Notably, the French participant hadn’t dropped a set en path to the semi-final. She was on a 13-match profitable run after having received the WTA 1000 title in Cincinnati in August. She went via the qualifying rounds and finally defeated Petra Kvitova within the closing to win the crown.

However, Garcia had no solutions to Jabeur’s firepower and sophistication on the massive evening in New York. The French star was visibly dissatisfied as she left the court docket rapidly following the crushing defeat.

Ons Jabeur, who missed on a chance to win her maiden Grand Slam title after shedding the Wimbledon closing to Elena Rybakina, will face the winner of the second semi-final between World No. 1 Iga Swiatek and sixth seed Aryna Sabalenka.

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