Jaber keeps his chances in the WTA season finale

BERLIN: Tunisian world number two Anas Jaber maintained her chances of qualifying for the semifinals of the WTA finals season, after reversing her lead in the final against Jessica Pegula by winning. Jaber, runner-up at the US Open and Wimbledon, who lost to Aryna Sabalenka in the opening match at Foot Worth, was close to exiting the tournament when she found herself losing in the first. set 6-1 and finally in the second set 2 / 3. But Jaber (28) managed to overturn the score and win the game with a score of 1/6, 6/3, 6/3 over her American opponent, third in the world, who lost her two group matches Nancy Ritchie. Gaber, who aims to be the first African player to reach the semifinals of the WTA Finals, could shift her attention to the last game of the group stage against Maria Sakkari. Jaber had faced Sakkari in three previous games and had lost in two games. Sakkari qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament by defeating Aryna Sabalenka 6/2, 6/4 (Dpa)