The Tunisian tenniswoman Ons Jabeur, who qualified for the second round of the prestigious French Open by dominating the Kazakh Yulia Ptuntseva (7-5, 6-2) on Tuesday, will face the Australian Astra Sharma on Thursday, June 3. In the men’s draw, South African Lloyd Harris, who secured his ticket by defeating Italian Lozenzo Sonego in three sets (7-5, 6-4, 6-4), will face British Cameron Norrie.
Ons Jabeur is starting to get a taste of the most prestigious tennis courts in the world. The Tunisian player has started the current French Open tournament well, with a victory in two sets over the Kazakh Yulia Ptuntseva (7-5, 6-2). This first victory for Ons Jabeur is just a continuation of her good form throughout the year 2021.
Ons Jabeur (26), the best female tennis player on the African continent, has distinguished herself on several occasions in competitions this year. A finalist at the Charleston 2 tournament in the United States last April, she finished as the 5th most successful player this year with 18 wins and 8 losses.
With the French Open coming up, Ons Jabeur could improve her ranking. Ranked 26th in the world, according to the WTA publication, the Tunisian will face Australian Astra Sharma in the second round on Thursday 3 June.
In the men’s draw, South African Lloyd Harris (24) dominated Italian Lozenzo Sonego in three sets (7-5, 6-4, 6-4). In the second round, which will be played on Thursday 3 June, the 50th world player will challenge the British Cameron Norrie. In the meantime, Harris continues his meteoric rise. On the other hand, his compatriot Kevin Anderson (35), lost his first match against the South Korean Soonwon Kwon. He lost three sets (7-5, 6-4, 7-6).