On Saturday, Elena Rybakina didn't write history just for herself but also for her country as she became the first player from Kazakhstan to win a Grand Slam title.
Elena Rybakina and Ons Jabeur were two of the most dominant players at the 2022 Wimbledon and so who will win the first Grand Slam title had to be decided between them. The third-seeded Tunisian was entering the match as a small favourite, but anything could have happened.
Jabeur had a much better start of the match when she broke her opponent's serve already in the third game and didn't allow her to have any breakpoint throughout the first set. She added one more break to win the set 6-3 and gain the upper hand in the final.
But the start of the second set wasn't ideal by the Tunisian player and Rybakina used the chances she got. She converted 2 out o 3 breakpoints she had but she also was successful on all 4 occasions when she faced a breakpoint and so she won the set 6-2 and the match was about to be decided in the final set.
And Jabeur continued in the misery that she started in the second set as she got broken right away. In the sixth game, she had three breakpoints, but couldn't use them as she got broken once more. After a very solid performance, Elena Rybakina lifted her first Grand Slam title at the 2022 Wimbledon, beating Ons Jabeur 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.