For the first time, an Egyptian player can achieve a precious victory in qualifying for one of the four biggest and most important tennis competitions in the world, which together form the Grand
And the biggest event is the Egyptian player, Mayar Sharif, who managed to achieve her second successive victory in the French Open tennis tournament, called Roland Garros.
This was achieved after she defeated the Colombian player Maria Osorio in her match, then the American Catherine McNally, 6/2, 6/4.
In the following lines, we get to know together about the first Egyptian to qualify for the French Open in the history of the tournament.
Mayar Sherif Ahmed Abdel Aziz, 24, was born on May 5, 1996, in Cairo. Tennis was her first hobby since she was 4 years old, and she has a sister two years older, Rana, who is also a tennis player.
Mayar joined several tennis academies as well as several sports clubs such as Al-Jazira Club and the Egyptian Al-Ahly Club, to develop and refine her skills.
After completing high school, Mayar Sherif traveled to the United States of America to start her university education, where she enrolled at Pepperdine University in California and majored in sports medicine, and in the meantime, Mayar continued to practice her favorite sport, and
participated in many university competitions, and was able to win A number of her nicknames.
She also participated in many junior tennis competitions, whether inside or outside Egypt, and was able to win some of those competitions, as she was able to win two competitions in Egypt, and several tournaments in Tunisia, Spain, and Italy. However, she was irregular in participation
due to her association with studying in the United States.
After Mayar Sherif completed her university studies in 2018 and obtained a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine, Mayar participated in international competitions to raise her international ranking and headed to Spain, where she currently lives and is working on her training, the special Spanish
coach Justo Gonzales.
In terms of competitions and sporting achievements, it has won eight singles and six doubles titles in the competitions held on the ITF stadiums.
Among the most prominent of those titles was her ability to win the International Junior Tennis Championship, which was held in Belgium under the age of 14 for the 2009 season, and in the same year, she won the second place in the African Junior Championships for U-14s, which
was held in Morocco.
In 2010,Mayar Sherif Ahmed Abdel Aziz was able to win the African Junior Championship, which was held in Nigeria, and won the title again in 2011 in Botswana, then won the first place in the African Games that were held in Mozambique.