Second semifinal at the 46th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Iga Swiatek vs Ons Jabeur
Three of the world’s Top 4 players plus an outsider are contesting the two semifinals at the 46th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. In the first duel of the day, the world No. 1 and last year’s winner Iga Swiatek will meet Ons Jabeur, the world No. 4. Did you know that...
...Iga Swiatek leads the head-to-heads with Ons Jabeur 3-2? Their last meeting came in the final of the 2022 US Open when the Pole won 6-2, 7-6 (5) to secure her third Grand Slam title? The only encounter between the two on clay came in Rome last year, and the winner was once again Iga Swiatek.
...Ons Jabeur has already reached three semifinals at WTA tournaments this season? The Tunisian reached the penultimate round in Adelaide and Charleston, when she went on to win the title
...Iga Swiatek has been the world No. 1 for 55 weeks in succession? Only eight players have been No. 1 for more weeks on the trot.
...Ons Jabeur has only won once against a world No. 1? It happened at the WTA tournament in Beijing in 2019 when she beat the Romanian Simona Halep.
...Iga Swiatek is yet to lose a match at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix? At her first appearance last year, she secured the title.
...Ons Jabeur has enjoyed 40 wins on clay since the start of 2020? No other WTA Tour player has posted so many wins on the surface.
...Iga Swiatek has already won 39 times against Top 20 players?
...Ons Jabeur is on a seven-match winning streak? Before beating Jelena Ostapenko and Beatriz Haddad Maia at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, she claimed the title at the WTA tournament in Charleston.
...Ons Jabeur is only the second Tunisian to play at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix? The first was Selima Sfar in 2010.
...Iga Swiatek has successfully defended a title twice in the past? The Pole won twice in succession in Rome (2021 and 2022) and in Doha (2022 and 2023). She is in with a chance of performing the feat for the third time at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix .
...Ons Jabeur has enjoyed her biggest win on clay? In 2022, she won the WTA 1000 tournament in Madrid where she beat the American Jessica Pegula in the final.
...Iga Swiatek has won five WTA tournaments on clay? She triumphed twice at the French Open (2020 and 2022), twice at the WTA 1000 in Rome (2021 and 2022) and once at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix (2021).
...Ons Jabeur made history at last year’s Wimbledon? The Tunisian was the first ever African and Arab woman in a Grand Slam final.
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