Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia to win her first Grand Slam singles championship in the Wimbledon finals held at All England Club, Wimbledon, London.
Moscow born Rybakina, representing Kazakhstan wins the Wimbledon 2022 championships for women’s singles. Russian and Belarusian players were not allowed to participate in this year’s championships due to the sanctions against Russia for invasion of Ukraine. Rybakina had represent Kazakhstan in Grand Slams and Olympics.
The Russian Tennis Federation president congratulated her for her victory and said that “We win Wimbledon”, although she refuted the claim and said that “I didn’t chose where I was born”.