A British newspaper describes Rybakina’s Wimbledon final as "nightmare" for the championship

The British newspaper Express described Russia’s Yelena Rybakina, representing Kazakhstan, who qualified for the final of Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam tournament, as a “nightmare” of the tournament.

“The Russian team considers it a success for Moscow-born Elena Rybakina to reach the Wimbledon women’s singles final, despite the ban on the participation of players representing this country,” Express said in a statement.

The newspaper called Rybakina’s article “a Wimbledon nightmare”.

The organizers of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships announced on April 20 last year that Russian and Belarusian tennis players and players will be suspended from participation in the tournament, which will be held from June 27 to July 10, 2022, due to the Russian military operation in Ukraine.

The Kazakhstani chess player made a big surprise by reaching the final of a major tournament for the first time at the expense of Simona Halep, the 2019 Wimbledon champion, beating her in two unanswered sets, with one result: (6-3) and (6-3) in a match that took place between them on Thursday and lasted 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Elena Rybakina will play in the Wimbledon final today, Saturday, with Tunisian star Anas Zhaber, who, in turn, reached the final of the Grand Slam tournament for the first time in her history, defeating German Tatiana Maria in two sets: one. , the details of which are: (6-2), (3-6) and (6-1) in a meeting between them also on Thursday, which lasted one hour and 43 minutes.

23-year-old Elena Rybakina represented Russia until 2018, and later changed her sports citizenship and began to represent Kazakhstan.

Source: “russian.rt.com”

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