Jaber expects Serena to win Wimbledon

BERLIN: Tunisian Anas Jaber said American Serena Williams has every chance of winning the Wimbledon tennis tournament and also expressed a desire to face Williams, who have won 23 Grand Slam titles (Grand Slam) in the final. Williams played with Jaber in doubles competitions at the Eastbourne International Championships last week, which is the American player’s first official participation after being forced to retire from the match of the first round at Wimbledon last year against Belarusian Alexandra Sasnovich. Williams have not won a Grand Slam since winning the Australian Open in 2017, losing two Wimbledon finals to Germany’s Angelique Kerber in 2018 and Romania’s Simona Halep in 2019. Jaber, the third seed of the tournament, expected that 40-year-old Williams reportedly reported positive results at Wimbledon when competitions kicked off Tuesday with France’s Harmony Tan. Jaber stated in statements to the BBC: “I felt that Serena was playing well and moving well. I think she can win games at Wimbledon.” She added: “The lottery has put us on two different tracks, which means we could meet in the final. This is acceptable, I will send it to the Polish Ega Swiventek and leave the possibility of confrontation between them. “He confirmed:” Of course, I didn’t want to face her in the first round. You don’t want to face Serena, especially at Wimbledon. But if that happened, it would have been great. face her and would have added something to my dream list. Jaber begins his tournament campaign when he faces Swedish Miriam Björkland on Monday and believes the confidence he gained by playing alongside Williams could prove important in his quest to win his first title. Jaber said: “Playing Serena in the doubles competitions at Eastbourne last week was an incredible experience, an experience that bolstered my confidence as I try to win my first Grand Slam title through Wimbledon “.” If you see me as a great player and look at me in that way, then I can consider myself great too “, he added. (dpa)