Tunisian Star Ons Jabeur Exits Early from San Diego 500 American Championship
Tunisian star Ons Jabeur made an early exit from the second round of the San Diego 500 American Championship, which is played on hard courts and has a total prize fund of more than $780,000.
Jabeur Eliminated by Anastasia Potapova
Ons Jabeur was eliminated by Russia\’s Anastasia Potapova in two unanswered sets, 4-6 and 6-7, in a match that brought them together yesterday, Thursday, and lasted one hour and 47 minutes.
Big victory for Anastasia Potapova!
It was Nastya\’s fourth top-10 win this year, as she stunned top seed Ons Jabeur 6-4, 7-6 in the second round of the San Diego Open.
Her first quarter-final appearance since the semi-final in Birmingham back in June! pic.twitter.com/Fkkswm7CRU
— WTArussians (@WTArussians) September 14, 2023
Drop in Performance Affects Jabeur’s Ranking
The Tunisian star\’s performance has dropped significantly over the last period, which has had a negative impact on her WTA ranking, as the new rankings published last Monday saw her drop two places to seventh after being ranked fifth in the world.
Jabeur Bids Farewell to US Open
Ons Jabeur, Tunisia\’s minister of happiness, said goodbye to the US Open, the last of four Grand Slam tournaments after the quarter-finals, after losing to China\’s Qin Wen Zhang.