NEW YORK: Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur reached the last 16 of the US Open for the first time on Friday after defeating Shelby Rogers of the United States.
Fifth seed Jabeur, who made history at Wimbledon in July after becoming the first African woman to reach the final at the All England Club, came from behind to advance 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
The 28-year-old will face Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova in the fourth round.
Friday’s victory saw Jabeur book a place in the fourth round of the US Open at the 10th time of asking.
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