Tunisian tennis star Ons Jabeur burst into tears throughout the on-court interview after beating Czech Marketa Vondrousova 6-4, 6-3 on the WTA Finals in Cancun. When requested if she was glad concerning the victory, the Tunisian tennis participant didn’t hesitate to disclose how a lot she’s struggling recently after seeing what is going on on between Israel and Palestine: “I’m very pleased with the victory however I’ve not been very glad recently, the scenario on the planet doesn’t make me glad,” mentioned the winner of 5 WTA titles.
Simply at that second she stopped as she couldn’t comprise her emotion. She started to cry. From the stands, she was embraced with applause. Her interviewer reminded her how sport permits her to get away from her issues and thanked her for what she was doing on the court docket.
“I want I might do it, nevertheless it’s so laborious to see kids, infants dying each day. It is heartbreaking. So I’ve determined to donate a part of my prize cash to assist the Palestinians. I can not be pleased with this victory,” Jabeur continued.
It is so laborious to see kids, infants dying each day. It is heartbreaking.
“That is speculated to be about tennis nevertheless it’s very irritating to see movies each day. I am sorry, this isn’t a political message, it is simply humanity. I need peace on this world. That is all,” the Tunisian concluded.