Ons Jabeur

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Ons Jabeur
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Ons Jabeur in 2014
Country  Tunisia
Residence Ksar Hellal, Tunisia
Born (1994-08-28) 28 August 1994 (age 20)
Ksar Hellal, Tunisia
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 2010
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $137,722
Career record 116–54
Career titles 7 ITF
Highest ranking 135 (25 November 2013)
Current ranking 166 (18 August 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open Q2 (2012)
Wimbledon Q3 (2014)
US Open 1R (2014)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2012)
Career record 12–8
Career titles 1 ITF
Highest ranking 698 (13 September 2010)
Last updated on: 20 August 2014.

Ons Jabeur (Arabic: أُنْس جابرUns Jābir; born 28 August 1994 in Ksar Hellal) is a Tunisian professional tennis player.

Jabeur has won seven singles and one doubles title on the ITF tour in her career. On 25 November 2013, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 135. On 13 September 2010, she peaked at world number 698 in the doubles rankings.

Jabeur's greatest success has come as a junior, when she won the Girls' Singles title at the 2011 French Open, having also reached the final of the same event just one year prior.



Jabeur participated in the US Open for the first time in 2010. In the girls' doubles, she and her partner Yulia Putintseva reached the quarter final after defeating Miyu Kato and Brooke Austin, Emi Mutaguchi and Risa Ozaki, but lost to Daria Gavrilova and Irina Khromacheva. She reached the semifinal in the girls' singles after defeating the Japanese Risa Ozaki, the Russian Irina Khromacheva, the Canadian Eugenie Bouchard and the Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia. She lost to top-ranked Russian girl Yulia Putintseva. Later that year, she reached the final of the French Open Roland-Garros. She was defeated by the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.


Reaching the second final in row at the French Open Roland-Garros. She succeeded this time defeating the Puerto Rican Mónica Puig in two straight sets (7–6, 6–1). She became the first North African Woman to win a Grand Slam Tournament at any category.

Career statistics[edit]

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' Singles (1–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 2010 French Open Clay Ukraine Elina Svitolina 2–6, 5–7
Winner 2011 French Open Clay Puerto Rico Mónica Puig 7–6(10–8), 6–1

ITF circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 11 (7–4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 October 2009 Monastir, Tunisia Hard Netherlands Elise Tamaëla 2–6, 2–6
Winner 1. 26 April 2010 Antalya, Turkey Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska 2–1 ret.
Winner 2. 19 July 2010 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Russia Anna Morgina 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 23 April 2012 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska 4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 3. 22 April 2013 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Spain Sara Sorribes Tormo 6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 12 May 2013 Fukuoka, Japan Grass Belgium An-Sophie Mestach 7–6(7–2), 6–2
Winner 5. 19 May 2013 Kurume, Japan Grass Belgium An-Sophie Mestach 6–0, 6–2
Winner 6. 27 October 2013 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i) United States Coco Vandeweghe 6–7(0–7), 6–0, 6-3
Winner 7. 10 May 2014 Tunis, Tunisia Clay Russia Valeria Savinykh 6-3 7-6(4)
Runner-up 3. 10 August 2014 Landisville, United States Hard Poland Paula Kania 7–5, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 27 October 2014 Nantes, France Hard (i) Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková 5–7, 2–6

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 3 October 2009 Monastir, Tunisia Hard Tunisia Nour Abbès Netherlands Elise Tamaëla
Netherlands Nicole Thyssen
1–6, 7–5, [4–10]
Winner 1. 19 July 2010 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Slovakia Katarína Baranová Russia Galina Fokina
Russia Anna Morgina
6–3, 6–3


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