15 Jul 2023

Wimbledon: Marketa Vondrousova of Czech Republic Creates History; Becomes First Unseeded Player To Become Champion

London: Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic has won the women's singles title of Wimbledon by defeating Ons Jabeur of Tunisia.

This is her first Grand Slam tournament. She has become the third player from the Czech Republic to win the women's singles title of Wimbledon.

Also, in the history of Wimbledon, she has become the first unseeded player to become champion in the women's singles category.

In the final held in London on Saturday, she defeated Jabeur in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.

In the semi-finals, Jabeur had defeated the previous winner Elena Rybakina. At the same time, Vondrousova made it to the final by defeating Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals.


Jabeur, was on way to make history herself


Vondrousova's final opponent, Jabeur, was on way to make history herself, by becoming the first African Arab woman to win Wimbledon.


The Tunisian star was also hoping to overcome her defeat in last year's final to Elena Rybakina.

Jabeaur made a fast start, winning her serve and then breaking Vondrousova's to take an early 2-0 lead.

But Vondrousova responded quickly, winning the next two games before clinching the set 6-4.

The Czech star then battled to a 6-4 win in the second set to clinch the title. She was presented the trophy by Kate, the Princess of Wales, who watched the match from Centre Court's Royal Box alongside Billie Jean King.

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