Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina will fight for the first major title of their careers at the 2022 Wimbledon women’s final
Historians Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina clash on Center Court in a duel between two first-time Grand Slam finalists, marking the first Wimbledon women’s championship with two first-time finalists playing in the open era.
Jabeur, ranked No. 2 in the world, is the first African and Arab tennis player to reach a grand final. Prior to this tournament, neither woman had progressed past the quarterfinals at a major, but both are just one win away from a Wimbledon title.
When is the 2022 Wimbledon women’s final?
The women’s singles final will take place on Saturday 9 July.
When does the 2022 Wimbledon women’s final start?
The final is expected to start at 2pm (UK time).
How to watch the 2022 women’s Wimbledon final
Wimbledon was broadcast on multiple BBC platforms throughout the duration of the tournament.
Viewers can also watch the final on smart TVs, the BBC Sport website, BBC iPlayer and via the app.
Here’s how to listen to the 2022 Wimbledon women’s final
BBC Radio 5 Live will have live commentary for the final from 12pm.
Here’s how to watch the highlights of the 2022 Wimbledon women’s final
Clare Balding hosts the daily Today At Wimbledon highlights show from 10:30pm to 11:30pm.
Who is playing in the 2022 Wimbledon women’s final?
Ons Jabeur and Elena Rybakina will compete in the first major final of their careers. To get to that point, Jabeur and Rybakina had to beat opponents Tatjana Maria and Simona Halep in the semifinals. So far, none of the women had progressed beyond the quarterfinals.
Jabuer said: “It’s a dream come true of years of work and sacrifice. I am very happy that it is paying off. I will now continue for a match.
“I am a proud Tunisian woman standing here today. I know they’re going crazy in Tunisia right now. I just try to inspire as much as possible.”
Looking ahead to the game, Rybakina said, “I think it’s going to be a great game. She is (Jabeur) a really good player. Playing against their drop shots isn’t easy. It’s time to enjoy and really have fun on the pitch.”
How to buy tickets for the Wimbledon 2022 final
Tickets for the Wimbledon final can be purchased through the tennis tournament queue system .
To have a chance of a ticket to the final, tennis fans need to join the queue early in the morning or even the night before.