Ons Jabeur set to become the first ever Arab tennis player to break into the top 10 - male or female.

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Surely Jabeur has to learn from Osaka how to be No.1 and win slams. Anyway.
 

esm

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great achievement and happy for her.
she is always exciting to watch - hope she will do well going forward.
i saw a post somewhere that she said she had many sponsor rejected because of where she came from, i hope this will change going forward for her and others in the similar situations.

(i think On on Ons is a good thing too...lol)
 

tennis4me

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Very well-deserved. Quite entertaining to see her nonchalantly hit winners of her opponents' near-winners, then she cracked a smile. Or how she hit a drop shot from a wide stretch. The list goes on.
 

a10best

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Does anyone else feel the "first ever" labels are overused?
When you grew up and your friends or classmates were a different race, nationality, or religion did that ever matter to you?
Likely not at all.
I see Jabeur first as a woman with a very entertaining game I like to watch.
I liked the ATP's El Ayanoui because of his game and tenacity.
A player's country of origin, religion, parenting is just a whatever to me.
Just enjoy the person's character and great talent.
If she were 250 lbs. , 45 years old and played on an artificial leg that would be a first ever I'm surprised at.
 

Tshooter

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Well done to her. Osaka should learn from her. Quit the silly social justice movement and hosting pointless Met Galas and work hard to get back into the top 10.
The Met Gala is very far from pointless. It’s a major fundraising event for The Met Museum and it’s also a major event for the fashion industry.

Enough with the Osaka bashing on TTW. The premise seems to be if you’re rich you can’t have mental health problems or at least you must keep them to yourself. The premise is wrong.
 
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Jokervich

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Does anyone else feel the "first ever" labels are overused?
When you grew up and your friends or classmates were a different race, nationality, or religion did that ever matter to you?
Likely not at all.
I see Jabeur first as a woman with a very entertaining game I like to watch.
I liked the ATP's El Ayanoui because of his game and tenacity.
A player's country of origin, religion, parenting is just a whatever to me.
Just enjoy the person's character and great talent.
If she were 250 lbs. , 45 years old and played on an artificial leg that would be a first ever I'm surprised at.
The mainstream media always makes a big deal about it and I never understood why.
 

Winners or Errors

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My, how quickly this thread degenerated. Let’s keep it about the rather creative and enjoyable to watch game of Ons, and our happiness that there’s more than one non-ball basher in the WTA top ten, please. Plenty of threads about other players. Happy to see Ms. Jabeur having success.
 
Does anyone else feel the "first ever" labels are overused?
When you grew up and your friends or classmates were a different race, nationality, or religion did that ever matter to you?
Likely not at all.
representation matters esp 2 kids

look at south korean women in golf after pak se-ri

seeing someone like u succeed is a massive confidence and motivation booster; it's basic human psychology

if u think otherwise ur a white dude (which is y u dont understand)
 

victorcruz

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Is she Muslim? Is there a fatwa out on her? I only ask because I'm Muslim myself, not poking fun. ok maybe a little
 
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