The “Ambassador of happiness” who refused the champagne .. This is how the Tunisians reacted to the victory of Anas Jaber in the Madrid championship

Tunisia – “Al Quds Al Arabi”: the star of Tunisian tennis Ons Jaber made history through its biggest doors, after winning the Madrid Open Tennis Championship on Saturday, becoming the first Arab and African player to win the Masters championship. Jaber, in 10th place in the world, defeated the American Jessica Pegula, in 14th place, in two set to one, 7-5, 0-6, 6-2. In Tunisia, in Africa, the Arab world and beyond… 🇹🇳 @Ons_Jabeur is leading the way 🔥 Capture the greatest trophy of his career so far at #MMOPEN! 🏆 photo.twitter.com / eWshdDIq99 – wta (@WTA) May 7, 2022 Anas wrote on his Facebook page: “Dreams come true .. I love you all. Thanks Madrid, thanks to all those who have assisted and supported me. I’m very grateful. Thanks to my family and the best team: Karim, Issam and Melanie, you are fantastic! ” This is the second title for Anas Jaber, nicknamed “the ambassador of happiness” by Tunisians, after winning the Birmingham Championship (England) last year. President Kais Saied congratulated Jaber, saying that “the insistence on success and facing challenges is the via for victory and victory “, according to the declaration of the Tunisian presidency. The impossible is not Tunisian and the Ministry of Sport praised the victory of Anas Jaber, who called her the” Queen of Madrid “, underlining that” it is a difficult and exciting victory, but it is well deserved in a 1000-point tournament. Thanks Anas, and always forward. The Tunisian Tennis Federation commented: “The impossible is not Tunisian”, noting that Anas Jaber wrote her name in the tennis history book. The tourism ministry has considered that Anas’s victory “helps to raise the flag of Tunisia and draw the attention of the whole world to the Tunisian destination”. Former MP Hisham Al-Ajbouni wrote: “Anas Jaber stands up in the flag of Tunisia is raised in Madrid and inscribes her name in gold letters in the history of this difficult sport “. And the artist, Dora Zarrouk, wrote:” Congratulations to our Tunisian world champion, Anas Jaber, for the his brilliant victory in the Madrid Open tennis tournament. “The artist, Adnan Chaouachi, commented:” This is how our dear Tunisia is, or it is not. “Former minister Hatem Al-Ashi has published photos of Anas during the coronation ceremony and commented: “Thanks to the Minister of Happiness, Anas Jaber. You made the Tunisians happy ”. Researcher Shukri Al-Mabkhout commented: “The leader of Tunisian joy, Anas Jaber, is victorious.” Ons refuses the champagne and publishes the hashtag “Anas Jaber” on the websites of social network in Tunisia, and dozens of users have circulated a video of Anas refusing to lift a bottle of champagne during the victory ceremony. Tunisian tennis player #Anas_Jaber refuses to bring a bottle of “champagne” as she receives the shield of victory in the Madrid championship, to the amazement of her American competitor Jessica Pegula pic.twitter.com / HSVJAgoKEL – Al Jazeera (@AJArabic) May 8, 2022 Tunisian and Arab users praised it, with former MP Seif El-Din Makhlouf writing, “Thank you Anas Jaber twice for disagreeing with you twice before Thanks in first place for the historic victory with your victory last night at the Madrid International Championship, e in second place for the respect for your religion through this very expressive snapshot and for your refusal to bring champagne and celebrate it. “One of the activists commented:” It is wonderful that you are proud of your identity, your origin and your culture (your religion, customs and traditions.) It is customary for the title winner to open a bottle of champagne given to him by the tennis tournament organizer. Anas Jaber refuses to take the bottle and open it, like his competitor It is not our habit and our daughters’ habit to do this. I have truly honored Tunisian girls. “A Twitter user wrote:” Bravo Anas Jaber. I won the championship and I won your fat! The Champagne Bottle Raising Protocol it belongs to people we are not. Do what you see fit and we apply that in which we believe from the teachings of our religion. You have your religion and we have ours. “Another added:” Congratulations to Anas Jaber. A rare situation, life resists and you have triumphed over your Muslim religion, which bans alcohol. May God protect you. in this world is in the afterlife and protect you from all evil “.