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Iga Swiatek Wins 3rd Consecutive French Open Title


Tennis  •  10 Jun, 2024  •  13,751 Views  •  ⭐ 1.0

Written by Shivani Chourasia


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Iga Swiatek has etched her name into tennis history by securing her third consecutive French Open title. This remarkable achievement places her in an exclusive club alongside Monica Seles and Justine Henin, making her one of only three women in the Open era to win three straight titles at Roland Garros. This victory is a testament to Swiatek's unwavering dedication, skill, and resilience.

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A Historic Achievement

Iga Swiatek wins her third consecutive French Open women's title by  defeating Jasmine Paolini
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Iga Swiatek’s rise to becoming the third woman in the Open era to clinch three consecutive French Open titles is a journey marked by perseverance and excellence. Initially, there was a miscommunication regarding the trophy name given to the French Open women’s singles champion. The correct name is the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen, and this correction highlights the importance of accuracy in chronicling such a significant milestone in Swiatek’s career.

Navigating a Grueling Schedule

Swiatek Wins Third Consecutive French Open Women's Title
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In mid-April, Swiatek faced a daunting clay-court schedule that included tournaments in Germany, Spain, and Italy, all leading up to the French Open. For an elite player, especially the world’s No. 1, this schedule was overwhelming. Swiatek often describes the pressure of competing with a target on her back, making the challenge even more formidable. "I was like, ‘Oh, my God,’" Swiatek shared. "...It looks crazy. How am I going to survive that?" Despite the seemingly insurmountable odds, she persevered, and her journey culminated in triumph.

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A Dominant Performance

Iga Swiatek vs Jasmine Paolini, French Open Women's Singles Final Live  Streaming And Live Telecast: Where To Watch Match | Tennis News
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On the hallowed grounds of Roland Garros, Swiatek delivered a commanding performance against Italy’s Jasmine Paolini, securing a 6-2, 6-1 victory to claim her third consecutive French Open title and her fourth in five years. The 23-year-old from Poland celebrated her victory with an exuberance rarely seen, falling to her knees on the red clay, pumping her fists, and sharing the joyous moment with her family and coaches. Her celebration included a gesture to the camera, signalling her five Grand Slam titles, including the 2022 U.S. Open.

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