Iga Swiatek is the surprise of this year’s French Open. The teenager marched through the tournament in a hurry – sensationally winning the title in the final.

19-year-old Polish Iga Swiatek sensationally won the French Open and celebrated her first Grand Slam title. Swiatek, who competed in the tournament as number 54 in the world, beat Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin (USA) 6: 4, 6: 1 in the final on Saturday and was crowned the first Polish Grand Slam champion in the singles. At the same time, she is the youngest French Open winner since Monica Seles in 1992.

With the triumph of Roland Garros, Swiatek, who was the first player since the Belgian Justine Henin in 2007 to remain without loss of set throughout the tournament, won a prize money of 1.6 million euros and climbed to 17th place in the world ranking. Defending champion Ashleigh Barty (Australia) did not appear in Paris that year.

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Sentence 2:

6: 4.6: 1 – And that’s it, the sensation is perfect. Iga Swiatek has the first match point after 83 minutes, uses it and sensationally wins the French Open.

6: 4.5: 1 – Kenin is now off the reel and is also losing her own service game to zero. Now things can move very quickly.

Visible after the latest defeat: the defeated American Sofia Kenin. (Source: Sensation in the final / Reuters)

6: 4.4: 1 – This is now very big Polish woman tennis. She plays variably, with spin and hit her first ace, reminiscent of the beginning of the first set. Swiatek takes their service game to scratch. Everything currently speaks for Swiatek.

6: 4.3: 1 – Kenin is back – but the break was not good for her. At 2:40 pm, she slaps a backhand sideways out of the way again – Swiatek is a break ahead.

6: 4.2: 1 – The game has been paused. Sofia Kenin has taken a so-called “medical time-out” and is being treated. Swiatek has now put on her jacket and is training her service. We are waiting.

6: 4.2: 1 – The constant cracking is over. Because the Warsaw resident serves well and does not let her opponent enter the rallies. Can Kenin keep her service for her part?

6: 4.1: 1 – With style. Because the break festival of the first part continues. Kenin makes her second double foul and has two breakballs against him. Swiatek used the second with a fantastic backhand and equalized. 1: 1.

6: 4.0: 1 – And that starts badly for the Polish woman. Kenin gives Swiatek a great baseline service and takes the lead for the first time in this game. How does the 19-year-old react?

6: 4.0-0 – The second part begins. Because Swiatek got the break at the end of the first set, she can serve first.

Sentence 1:

6: 4 – Can a player keep her service game this time? No! Because Swiatek returns great, earns two breakballs to win the set, and gets the first set because Kenin puts her backhand sideways out of bounds.

5: 4 – Swiatek serves to win the set, gets into trouble at 3.30 p.m. The 19-year-old controlled the pressure situation and had the first set ball at 40:30, which she gave away. The next two points go to Kenin, who has breakball and uses it with a world-class return.

5: 3 – Kenin came fully into the game, divided well and dominated the rallies. But the game goes back four times. Kenin also makes her first double fault. Swiatek works out three breakballs. On the third, Kenin hit a backhand into the net. Break for Swiatek!

4: 3 – The game is gaining speed, the seventh service game of the first set is also the tightest and longest and is about the debut twice. Kenin’s simple forehand is too long if Swiatek has an advantage. After three lost games, the Pool is back in the game.

3: 3 – The post is prone to mistakes and hits too many easy balls. Kenin serves well and can make up for it. The game of the two young stars is now completely in balance.

3: 2 – Swiatek is having trouble for the first time in his own service game and has two breakballs against him. at 3:40 PM the Pole makes a double foul and gives up her game. Everything is back on track.

3: 2 – Swiatek is having trouble for the first time in his own service game and has two breakballs against him. at 3:40 PM the Pole makes a double foul and gives up her game. Everything is back on track.

3: 1 – Now Kenin has also arrived in the game. The 21-year-old Kenin serves well, Swiatek knocks a ball at 30:40 and loses her first game.

3: 0 – And carry on. Swiatek dominates the game at will, Kenin has no access, the balls are flying around your ears. At 3:40 PM, the American does not bring the ball over the net. 3-0 for Swiantek after only ten minutes.

2: 0 – Kenin has problems with her first service game. Swiatek immediately gets a break ball – and uses it. 2-0. Strong start for the Polish woman.

1: 0 – That was quick. Swiatek wins their first service game with 0.

0: 0 – It begins. Iga Swiatek is the first to serve.

3.10 pm: Both players are already on the field and are playing themselves. It starts in a few minutes. A break in the rain is not to be feared. Since this year, the Center Court in Paris has a roof.

3:05 pm: 19-year-old Polish Iga Swiatek meets 21-year-old American Sofia Kenin. While it’s a first for Siwatek in a Grand Slam final, Kenin made it to the Australian Open final in February – and won it.

2.45 pm: Welcome to the ladies final, the final on the Philippe Chatrier starts in about half an hour.

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