2022 Wimbledon: Ons Jabeur thrashes Diane Parry in third round
Tunisia's Ons Jabeur thrashed Diane Parry to advance to the fourth round at Wimbledon on Friday. The former claimed a 6-2, 6-3 win to reach this stage in the grass-court tournament for the second consecutive year. Her opponent Parry was one of seven teenagers in the main draw this year. However, she was the first to reach the third round on her Wimbledon debut.
Jabeur won a total of 63 points and 22 winners in the match. He smashed four aces, while Parry served two. The former won 86% points (19/22) on the first serve and 60% points (12/20) on the second. Moreover, she won 51% (32/63) of the break points. Besides, Parry recoded two double faults and 23 unforced errors.
Jabeur now has a 33-9 win-loss record in 2022. Earlier this year, she claimed her second grass-court singles title after winning the German Open. Last year, she became the first Arab woman to claim a WTA Tour singles title by winning the Birmingham lawns. She is the third player to claim multiple WTA titles this season, having won in Madrid too.
Before this tie, Jabeur handed qualifier Katarzyna Kawa a crushing defeat (6-4, 6-0). The former overcame Mirjam Bjorklund in the opening round in just 54 minutes. It remains the shortest completed match of the tournament so far.
It is to note that Jabeur has dropped just 13 games in six sets at Wimbledon so far. In the tie against Parry (Centre Court), she won the first five games and the last 14 points of the match.
Tatjana Maria stunned Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-3, 7-5 in the third round. Britain's Heather Watson beat Kaja Juvan 7-6, 6-2. 12th seed Jelena Ostapenko overcame Irina-Camelia Begu 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. 2022 French Open finalist Coco Gauff also progressed after beating Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-2, 6-3.