10 November 2012 4:53 pm | | 1


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On Friday, November 9, 2012, Tunisian tenniswoman Ons Jabeur won the 12th African continent title in the category ladies’ singles, for the Tennis African Cup of Nations 2012 which runs from November 5 to 11 in Dakar, Senegal.

Thirteen African nations participated in the competition. Jaber beat Egyptian May El Kamash in two sets (6-3, 6-2).
Ons Jabeur, winner of the Junior Tournament of Roland Garros (France) in 2011, qualified for the final after beating the Moroccan Fatima Zahra El Alami (6-1, 6-1).

At the same time, El Kamash eliminated the Tunisian Nour Abbes (6-4, 6-4).
The two semifinalists, El Alami and Abbes, will compete for third place.
In men’s singles, Hassan Ben Ameur lost in the second round to the Egyptian Sherif Sabri, head of series 2, with a score of 6-2, 6-3.

Alternatively, Tunisian Mehdi Abid was defeated by the number 1 in his category Egyptian Mohamed Safwat (6-1, 6-1).

In ladies’ doubles, Nour Abbes and Ons Jabeur lost in the semifinals against the Moroccan Fatma Zahra El Alami and Nadia Lalami, while in men’s doubles, the pair Mehdi Ben-Ameur Abid Hassan bowed in the semifinals to the Moroccan duo Mehdi Ziadi and Younes Rachidi (6-2, 6-3).

The team matches are scheduled for Saturday, November 10, 2012.

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  1. angela says:

    Well done…… Tunisia should be proud…I hope she goes far.

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