Iga Swiatek completes dominant run, beats Sofia Kenin to win French Open title
Iga Swiatek wasn’t going to be denied. Throughout the entire French Open, Swiatek imposed her will on opponents, never losing a set. She carried that streak into Saturday’s final, besting Sofia Kenin in two sets to win the French Open.
Swiatek, 19, got off to a strong start, taking a 2-0 lead in the first set. Kenin charged back, eventually evening the set 3-3, but Swiatek seemed to regain her composure and won the first set 6-4.
Swiatek came out strong in the second set, but was tested early as Kenin took an off-court medical timeout to address her injured thigh. The break in action didn’t seem to impact Swiatek, who won the next three games to make it 5-1.
With history on the line, Swiatek came through.
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