By Houda Mzioudet | Nov 10 2012African Championship , African Cup of Nations , competition , egyptian , final ,
On Friday, November 9, 2012, Tunisian tenniswoman Ons Jabeur won the 12th African continent title in the category ladiesâ€™ 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 menâ€™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 ladiesâ€™ 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.