Passengers joining Tunis from Paris-Charles de Gaulle at the end of the day on July 7 applaud wildly. They do not salute any prowess of their crew but they have just learned that Ons Jabeur qualified in three sets for the final of the Wimbledon tennis tournament (United Kingdom), one of the most prestigious in the world. The Tunisian is quite simply the first African and Arab player to reach the final of a Grand Slam tournament.
Unstoppable on the round ball
At the same time, in Tunisia, an explosion of joy and thousands of comments and encouragement salute the performance of the Tunisian champion, who in less than three months has become world number two in the WTA rankings. From one tournament to the next, with tremendous determination, she had an exemplary career in 2022: “The stars have finally aligned to let glasses