Ons Jabeur announced on his social networks that he will not travel to Guadalajara to dispute the WTA Finals As a substitute player due to the injury she has been carrying to her elbow for several weeks, which is why she has not been able to appear in the last tournaments she had planned this season.
On Sunday, through her Twitter account, the Tunisian announced that she will not be able to join as a substitute in the WTA Finals that will be played from November 10 in Guadalajara due to the discomfort that the injury to his elbow still causes. “I need more time to recover and prepare for the next season”he explained.
Despite the bad news, the 27-year-old tennis player still has reason to celebrate the great season she had: she won her first WTA title in Birmingham, reached the quarterfinals in Wimbledon and entered the list of the 10 best tennis players of the moment. At the same time that he announced his withdrawal from the Finals, Jabeur took a moment to refer to the new achievement. “I am super proud of achieving my goal and my best ranking of the world: 7! Thank you all for your support, see you next year ”.
In this way, the protagonist of the history of Tunisian tennis, sealed an ideal season with her sights set on the goals of 2022.
Who will take your place as alternate in Guadalajara it will be Elise mertens. The Belgian, third favorite in the doubles with Hsieh Su-Wei, reaches Mexico after her participation in the Billie Jean King Cup Finals. With Jabeur’s resignation, they will be her and Jessica pegula those that await in case any of the eight classified cannot compete.