Iga Swiatek reigns at French Open again after swatting Coco Gauff aside


  • Pole takes second Paris title with 35th consecutive victory
  • Gauff outclassed by world No 1 as Swiatek prevails 6-1, 6-3

Iga Swiatek arrived at the French Open as heavily favoured to win a women’s grand slam title as any player since the last peak of Serena Williams, and she knew it. Over the past two weeks, she navigated all of the pressure and emotions and in a spectacle reminiscent of the great champions before her, it only made her stronger.

Swiatek finished the job with a final supreme demonstration of her dominance, overwhelming and outplaying Coco Gauff 6-1, 6-3 to win her second grand slam title at the French Open, where she also won her first in 2020. This victory is the crown on top of her astounding run, which stands at 35 wins in a row and counting. She has won six consecutive titles.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Roland Garros
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