WTA world No 10 Ons Jabeur has issued a plea to Rafael Nadal forward of the second leg of Real Madrid and Manchester City’s Champions League semi-final. The Tunisian is the highest-ranked participant left within the ladies’s draw however has been compelled to show to the Spaniard in hopes of getting a ticket for the showdown.
Jabeur has joked that Real Madrid “need” her help after she booked her place within the Madrid Open quarter-finals with a win over Olympic champion Belinda Bencic. The world No 10 hoped to take advantage of her time within the metropolis residence to her favorite group, and turned to Nadal after the world No 4 took the honorary kick off in Real Madrid’s La Liga sport towards Espanyol on Saturday.
The 27-year-old stated she had wished to hitch Nadal at Saturday’s sport and is now requesting some tickets for Wednesday’s Champions League conflict. “It feels very special here, especially in a city that I love so much, with Real Madrid winning La Liga the other day, so maybe it’s my time,” she joked after her third-round victory. “I wanted to go with Rafa but he didn’t invite me unfortunately. I don’t have any tickets or anything for Wednesday but I know a nice person whose name is Rafael Nadal who has access.”
Proposing a suggestion to the 21-time Major champion, Jabeur laughed: “I’m just going to put it out there; Rafa if you need a plus one or two or three – because my coach and my husband want to go – you can ask the tournament to schedule our matches at the same time so we could go together to support Real Madrid against Man City. They need me, they need my support. Come on, Hala Madrid!”