January 30, 2023

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World number one Swift faces Coff, a young American, in the final

World number one Swift faces Coff, a young American, in the final


World number one Iga Svientic of Poland and young American Koko Kauf reached the final of the French Roland Karos, the second largest tournament in tennis. And if American Koff loses in the final, it will tie the longest American series in the third millennium with Venus Williams with 35 consecutive wins.

Qualified Polish IgA ewentekWorld number one in tennis, his second final Roland Kross The second Grand Slam champion, a Frenchwoman, defeated Russia’s 20th seed Taria Kasatkina 6-2 6-1 in a 6-2 6-1 victory over American Martina Travis on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old Poland, who won the Roland Crosby in 2020, lifted his beautiful series to 34 matches without defeat, with an easy win over State Philippe Satri in one hour and 4 minutes.

In the second match, Koko Kauf, a young American ranked 23rd in the world, qualified for the final to play in his first Grand Slam final.

The 18-year-old Cave became the youngest American, beating Italian Martina Travison (59 in the world) 6-3, 6-1 in an hour and 28 minutes. He reached the final on clay after Belgium’s Kim Clijsters in 2001, and was the youngest player to reach the final of a major tournament after Russia’s Maria Sharapova at Wimbledon in 2004.

Cavin’s career ended against Barbora Krajisekova of the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, having previously won his quest so far this year in the French capital without losing a single set.

Perfect ride

If he defeats American Coco Coff in the final, he will equal the longest-running Venus Williams American series SweeneTech (35 wins in a row) in the third millennium.

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“I’m so thankful. It’s easy to play with such great support. Svientic has won five titles in a row this year, including four WTA Championships.

Swiantic dominates women’s tennis this season, especially after the sudden retirement of former world number one Ashley Party.

Kasatkina won his first match against Sweeney at the Eastbourne Bull last year, but lost the last four matches in 2022 with clean sets without winning more than five games in one match.

To continue his successful career in the current edition, Svientek hit 22 wins, losing a set to Chinese youngster Zheng Kenwen in the fourth round of the tiebreak “Toy Break”.

The 25-year-old Kasatkina, on the other hand, who played in the first big semifinal of his career, made 24 straight mistakes.

France 24 / AFP