Iga Swiatek downs Coco Gauff for second French Open title

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PARIS — High-ranked Iga Swiatek beat 18-year-old American Coco Gauff 6-1, 6-3 within the French Open girls’s ultimate Saturday to gather her second title at Roland Garros and stretch her successful streak to 35 matches.Swiatek’s unbeaten run equals one by Venus Williams in 2000 because the longest this century.Swiatek has now received her previous six tournaments and is 42-3 this season.She has emerged as a dominant determine in tennis, with 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams out of motion for almost a yr and three-time main champ Ash Barty saying in March she would retire at age 25 and relinquish the No. 1 rating.That allowed Swiatek to maneuver as much as the highest of the WTA and he or she’s proven she is a deserving resident there. Her final loss got here in February to 2017 Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko.Swiatek has a recreation that works on all surfaces, however her best triumphs up to now have come on pink clay. That features her 2020 trophy in Paris, which made her the primary participant from Poland to win a Grand Slam singles title.Rafael Nadal will face Casper Ruud within the males’s ultimate Sunday.

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