Elena Rybakina wins Wimbledon women’s singles title, her first Grand Slam and first for Kazakhstan
Rybakina defeated world number 3 Ons Jabeur in straight sets in the final, after a set loss to win 3-6 6-2 6-2.
The 23-year-old, playing in her first Grand Slam final, started slow but gradually found her rhythm and powerful serve to defeat Jabeur.
Rybakina, who was born in Russia but has represented Kazakhstan since 2018, was the youngest female finalist at Wimbledon since 2015, when Garbine Muguruza was 21.
But at the end of a thrilling encounter, Rybakina lifted the Venus Rosewater Dish as she was named Wimbledon champion.