ANKARA – Elena Rybakina defeated Ons Jabeur to secure the 2022 Wimbledon women's singles title on Saturday.
The 17th seed came from a set down to win 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 for her first ever Grand Slam title in under two hours on Center Court.
The 23-year-old player became the first Kazakh player to capture a Grand Slam singles title.
Jabeur, world no. 3 in women's tennis, was the first Tunisian and Arab player to reach a Grand Slam final.
In the men’s division, top seed Novak Djokovic set up a final clash with Nick Kyrgios after overcoming Cameron Norrie, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday.
With his victory, the Serbian player reached a record 32nd Grand Slam final, surpassing Roger Federer’s tally of 31.
Djokovic, 35, has not faced Kyrgios since 2017 when the Australian beat him twice.
The 27-year-old made it to Sunday’s final after Rafael Nadal pulled out of their semifinal with an abdominal injury. (Anadolu)