Iga Swiatek, queen of women’s tennis, will go for her fourth crown at Roland Garros and a new record

Iga Swiatek, queen of women’s tennis, will go for her fourth crown at Roland Garros and a new record

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In that final, Iga Swiatek She will aspire to a fourth title on the clay of Paris, after those in 2020, 2022 and 2023. She reached her fourth final at the Philippe Chatrier, beating the American without excessive complications. Coco GauffNo. 2 in the world from next Monday, 6-2 and 6-4.

It was before, in a duel between the two tennis players who amazed in the quarterfinals, Jasmine Paolini will beat the 17-year-old Russian 6-3 and 6-1 Mirra Andreeva.

An early final at Roland Garros

With the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka (current No. 2) eliminated in the quarterfinals, the confrontation between Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff It was presented almost like an anticipated final in Paris. The 20-year-old American had no choice (6-2, 6-4) against a Iga Swiatek very solid, who could be the first player since Serena Williams in 2013 to chain titles in Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros, the three major tournaments of the season on clay.

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ANDste Roland Garros It is, so far, a walk for the Pole except in one match, the second round against the former Japanese world No. 1 Naomi Osakain which she was on the verge of elimination and even had to save a match point against the Japanese.

This time he only gave up six games against Coco Gauffthe champion of US Open from last year and a rival whom he largely dominates, having beaten him in eleven of his twelve matches. One of them was in the final of Roland Garros in 2022.

Italian tennis, expectant after 14 years

If the first semi-final was not very exciting, the second was even more one-sided, in which the Italian Jasmine Paolini She only spent one hour and thirteen minutes to beat the other surprise player of this edition, the 17-year-old Russian, 6-3 and 6-1. Mirra Andreeva.

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The tennis player born 28 years ago in Tuscany had never made it past the second round in Roland Garros and now she will aspire to be the second Italian in history to inscribe her name in the Parisian tournament’s honors list, after the unexpected success of Francesca Schiavone in 2010.

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“I learned that dreaming is the most important thing in sport and in life. I had dreamed of this moment,” he said. Jasmine Paoliniwho is also in the semifinals in the women’s doubles tournament along with Sara Erraniin his message to the public from the field.

Waiting for the men’s semis (Carlos AlcarazJannik Sinner and Alexander ZverevCasper Ruud), which will be played on Friday, the news of the day in tennis came through the social networks of Novak Djokovicwho confirmed that he had surgery on the meniscus in his right knee and said that the intervention had gone “well.”

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