Elena Rybakina wins first Wimbledon women's singles title

Elena Rybakina beat Ons Jabeur 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the Wimbledon 2022 women’s singles final to become the first Kazakhstan player to win a Grand Slam singles title.


According to the AP news, Rybakina is a 23-year-old who was born in Moscow and has represented Kazakhstan since 2018, when that country offered her funding to support her tennis career. The switch has been a topic of conversation during Wimbledon, because The All England Club barred all players who represent Russia or Belarus from entering the tournament because of the war in Ukraine.