Earlier, Ons Jabeur has beaten Haddad Maia in 12 out of 15 matches. But Maia's outstanding performance and determined spirit propelled her to a hard-fought victory, leaving fans in awe of her skill and resilience.
This time defending champion Rafael Nadal is not participating in the tournament due to a hip injury. After making his debut in this tournament in the year 2005, this is the first time that Nadal is not participating.
Tomas Etcheverry reached his first two ATP Tour finals this season, at the Chile Open and the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships in Houston.
It was the third meeting between the two players on the WTA Tour. Ons Jabeur had won the first at Daytona Beach in 2016 and Bernarda Pera the second at Guangzhou in 2019.
There were also straight-set victories for American sixth seed Coco Gauff and Tunisian seventh seed Ons Jabeur on Thursday.