French Open: Iga Swiatek of Poland wins Women's Singles title

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In French Open tennis, World No 1 and top seed Iga Swiatek of Poland has won the Women's Singles crown at Paris on 10th June.

An overview of the news

  • She defended her title against unseeded Czech Republic’s Karolina Muchova 6-2, 5-7, 6-4. This is her third French title in just 5 years.

  • Poland’s Iga Swiatek became the first woman since 2007 to win back-to-back French Open titles.

  • The 22-year-old Swiatek is just the third woman in the Open era to win each of her first four Grand Slam finals.

  • Monica Seles and Naomi Osaka are the only other players to achieve this feat.

  • Swiatek, the world number 1, is also theyoungest woman to claim back-to-back French Open titles since Monica Seles in the early 1990s.

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