Rybakina Beats Jabeur in 3 to Win Title | Wimbledon Updates | Sports activities Information

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

Elena Rybakina has won the women’s title at Wimbledon by beating Ons Jabeur 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Rybakina is the first player representing Kazakhstan to win a Grand Slam singles title. She was born in Russia but switched nationalities in 2018.

The 17th-seeded Rybakina dropped only two sets in her seven victories at the All England Club.

Rybakina, who turned 23 last month, is the youngest woman to win the Wimbledon title since a 21-year-old Petra Kvitova in 2011.

Elena Rybakina has won the second set of the women’s final at Wimbledon to even the score against Ons Jabeur at one set apiece.

Rybakina won the set 6-2 on Center Court. Jabeur won the first set 6-3.

Ons Jabeur has won the first set of the women’s final at Wimbledon 6-3.

Jabeur is facing Elena Rybakina in the title match on Center Court.

American junior player Liv Hovde has won the girls’ singles title at Wimbledon.

Hovde beat Luca Udvardy of Hungary 6-3, 6-4 on No. 1 Court to become only the second American girl to win the title at the All England Club in the last 30 years.

Claire Liu won the title in 2017.

In the girls’ doubles final, Angella Okutoyi of Kenya and Rose Marie Nijkamp of the Netherlands beat Kayla Cross and Victoria Mboko of Canada 3-6, 6-4 (11-9).

In the boys’ doubles final, Sebastian Gorzny and Alex Michelsen of the United States defeated Gabriel Debru and Paul Inchauspe of France 7-6 (5), 6-3.

The women’s final at Wimbledon between Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina has started.

Jabeur is looking to become the first Arab woman and first African woman to win a major tennis title. Rybakina, who was born in Russia but switched nationalities to Kazakhstan in 2018, would become the first Grand Slam champion from her adopted country.

Diede de Groot has won her seventh straight Grand Slam title in women’s wheelchair singles and her fourth at Wimbledon.

The top-seeded Dutch player beat Yui Kamiji of Japan 6-4, 6-2 on No. 3 Court.

De Groot started her run at the 2021 Australian Open. She won all four major titles last year and has won the first three so far this year.

De Groot also won the singles title at the All England Club in 2017 and 2018. She won doubles titles in 2018 and 2019.

The Dutchwoman has also reached the final doubles this year and will team with Aniek van Koot against Kamiji and Dana Mathewson of the United States.

The women’s final at Wimbledon will produce a first-time Grand Slam champion.

Ons Jabeur of Tunisia and Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan will play on Center Court for the title.

Jabeur is looking to become the first Arab woman and first African woman to win a major tennis title. Rybakina, who was born in Russia but switched nationalities to Kazakhstan in 2018, would become the first Grand Slam champion from her adopted country.

The men’s doubles final will follow the women’s singles on Center Court. Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell of Australia will face Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic of Croatia.

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