Recently, Tunisian tennis star, Ons Jabeur was tagged the Spaniard, Rafael Nadal in her tweet. Jabeur asked for approval for her skills from the King of Clay.
The reason behind the same is that Nadal also was doing the same, i.e., performing football skills with the tennis ball.
Ons Jabeur, the Tunisian professional tennis player is currently playing in the Top Open Seed at Lexington in Kentucky.
The Tunisian played her last match yesterday itself against Caty McNally in the first round of Top Seed Open. Besides, she defeated her opponent in straight sets by 6-2, 6-4.
However, she is in news not only for the win but also for her football skills. In the game, Jabeur showed her skills not with a tennis racket, but with the ball at her feet. Additionally, she also tweeted the video where she is showcasing her football skills. Besides, the world number 39 is herself a big football fan.
Earlier, the same was shared by the ESPN Tennis on their Twitter handle. They also quoted “A specialty of the house: making everything always seem simpler than it really is.”
Moreover, Nadal is also extending his contract with Kia Motors for another five years. In the video of the #GetRafaMoving, one can see Nadal performing various challenges. Additionally, the company created an interactive training session where the fans Called The Shots. Besides, the Spaniard was also showing his skills as a footballer.
Ons Jabeur: the highest-ranked Arab tennis professional in the history of WTA
The 25-year old is additionally the first Arab woman to make it to the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam event. She achieved this feat in the Australian Open earlier this year. In addition to this, she is also the highest-ranked Arab tennis professional in the history of WTA.