Ons Jabeur Dominates Wildcard Vickery, Advances to French Open Second Round

Ons Jabeur cruises past wildcard Vickery into French Open second round

PARIS – Ons Jabeur, seeded eighth, kicked off her quest for a Grand Slam title with a commanding 6-3 6-2 win over American wildcard Sachia Vickery in the French Open’s opening round on Monday.

In a somewhat sparse Court Philippe Chatrier, Jabeur from Tunisia swiftly gained a 3-0 lead, although Vickery fought back with a break, briefly narrowing the gap before Jabeur regained control, showcasing her skills to secure the first set. The match progressed under the closed roof due to rain, with Jabeur maintaining dominance in the second set as Vickery struggled to keep up.

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Despite Vickery’s previous victory against Jabeur in Chicago six years ago, the 2023 quarter-finalist displayed a clinical performance, closing out the match on serve in just 81 minutes

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