Tennis: ‘A new milestone unlocked,' says Egypt’s Mayar Sherif after winning Valencia Open

Mahmoud Elassal , Monday 19 Jun 2023

Egyptian tennis player Mayar Sherif won the Valencia Open, defeating Spain’s Marina Bassols Ribera 6-3, 6-3 in the final.

Mayar Sherif
File Photo: Egypt s Mayar Sherif serves to France s Caroline Garcia during their 2023 WTA Tour Madrid Open tennis tournament singles match at the Caja Magica in Madrid on April 29, 2023. AFP


“A new milestone unlocked, so happy to win another title here in BBVA open Val!” tweeted the 27-year-old.

Last week, Sherif reached the second round of the French Open and won the Makarska Open in Croatia.

Sherif dominated the Valencia Open, not dropping a single set throughout the tournament, setting a record.

Her world ranking is expected to improve after this victory. She is anticipated to enter the top 35 for the first time in her career, presently ranking 40th.

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