Ons Jabeur

Ons Jabeur

Height: 5ft 6in / 1.67m

Age: 28 (Aug 28 1994)

Career High: 2

Titles: 2

Plays: Right-Handed, Two-Handed Backhand


  • At the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, Jabeur became the first Arab – and first African – to reach a Grand Slam final
  • The Tunisian’s performance at Wimbledon saw her reach a career-high World No.2 in the official WTA rankings
  • Just months later, in September 2022, she replicated her Wimbledon feat to reach the final of the US Open
  • Jabeur was the first Arab female to win a WTA Tour title with victory at the 2021 Birmingham Classic
  • At the 2020 Australian Open, Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach a major quarter-final
  • Jabeur is the first Arab player (male or female) to break into the world’s top 10
  • Jabeur is Tunisia’s top-ranked female player, as well as the highest-ranking African or Arab in both ATP and WTA rankings history
  • Jabeur has represented Tunisia in the Olympics three times: London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020
  • After reaching the third round of the US Open in 2019, Jabeur won the Arab Woman of the Year award in Sport


  • Jabeur’s won The Mubadala World Tennis Championship in 2021

Fun Facts

  • Jabeur’s mother was a tennis enthusiast and would take her daughter to her local tennis club from the age of three
  • Jabeur is fluent in Arabic, English and French. She is also learning Russian from her husband, Karim Kamoun, a Russian-Tunisian former fencer
  • Jabeur’s favourite player as a child was American big-hitter Andy Roddick
  • Jabeur enjoys playing tennis on all surfaces, but prefers grass
  • Jabeur is a keen footballer and an avid fan of Spanish giants Real Madrid
  • Jabeur’s nickname is The Minister of Happiness
  • Tunisia has a postal stamp in honour of Jabeur