Ons Jabeur vs Aryna Sabalenka Head to Head – Wimbledon semi-final trials begin

Prepare to witness a mesmerizing dance of skill and passion on the enchanting grass courts of Wimbledon as Ons Jabeur and Aryna Sabalenka step onto the stage for their highly-anticipated semifinal encounter. The Tunisian overcame her 2022 Championship final nightmares by defeating Elena Rybakina, while Sabalenka ruthlessly ended Madison Keys’ ambitions.

Brace yourself for a breathtaking clash between these two formidable opponents, where every shot and strategy will be fiercely contested in their quest for a spot in the Wimbledon final.

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Ons Jabeur vs Aryna Sabalenka: Overall Head-to-Head Record

The rivalry between Jabeur and Sabalenka goes back to the 2020 French Open and since then they have met three more times, refreshing fans with their battles at least once a year. It was the Tunisian ace who triumphed in the three-set clash but has been on the receiving end of Sabalenka’s power in the proceeding three duels. Jabeur edged ahead 3-2 in her with Rybakina in her quarter-final upset and will have similar designs against the reigning Australian Open champion.

2022 WTA Finals – Jabeur vs Sabalenka 6-3, 6-7, 5-7

The 2022 WTA Finals bore witness to an epic battle between Jabeur and Sabalenka. As the crowd held their breath in anticipation, the mavericks on the court unleashed a display of skill, resilience, and unwavering determination.

It was Jabeur who showcased her trademark finesse to take the first set. She could not force the issue in the second set and lost the closely fought second set on a tiebreak. Their battle raged on in the deciding set, where Sabalenka dug deep and eventually scrambled to find the path to victory. She claimed the final set 7-5, leaving Jabeur with a sense of bitter disappointment.

2021 Wimbledon Quater-Finals – Jabeur vs Sabalenka 4-6, 3-6

In the highly-anticipated 2021 Wimbledon quarterfinals, Jabeur and Sabalenka collided in a match that showcased the contrasting styles of the two players. Despite Jabeur’s crafty finesse and shot-making ability, the Belarusian’s powerful game proved to be too much to handle. Sabalenka’s aggressive approach allowed her to seize control of the match, leading to a decisive 6-4, 6-3 victory.

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The current world number 2’s relentless power and precision meant she only needed a single opportunity and took it with both hands when Jabeur provided it. The second set was more closely fought with Jabeur forcing her will with three breakpoint opportunities in the first game. Even in the final game, she could have delayed the inevitable but could miss yet another serve-break opportunity, eventually succumbing to defeat.

2021 Abu Dhabi Open Third Round – Sabalenka vs Jabeur 6-2, 6-4

The 2021 Abu Dhabi Open saw the duo aiming to assert their dominance. Sabalenka once again displayed her formidable form, using her powerful serves and groundstrokes to dictate the match’s tempo.

Despite Jabeur’s best efforts to counter with her crafty shot variety and agility, Sabalenka’s relentless pressure proved too difficult to overcome. Sabalenka emerged triumphant with a commanding 6-2, 6-4 victory, demonstrating her dominance and advancing to the next round.

2020 French Open Third Round – Sabalenka vs Jabeur 6-7, 6-2, 3-6

In an enthralling encounter at the 2020 French Open, Sabalenka and Jabeur engaged in a back-and-forth battle that captivated spectators. It was the Tunisian who claimed a hard-fought first set in a tiebreak. However, Sabalenka refused to be deterred and mounted a spirited comeback. Showcasing her resilience, the Belarusian star regrouped and displayed dominant tennis in the second set, levelling the match.

The final set proved to be a thrilling climax, with both players leaving it all on the court. Sabalenka saw her serve break early and had to save four breakpoints to earn her first game. Jabeur forced the issue again, missing out on three match points in her failure to break the Belarusian. Her perseverance paid off eventually, finally taking the next game whilst saving a breakpoint in the process.

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