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Swiatek bulldozes way to fourth Roland Garros crown

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek is getting that air of invincibility around her on the Paris clay after dismantling first-time Grand Slam finalist Jasmine Paolini in the 2024 French Open final. Swiatek is just 23 years-old and notched up her fifth Grand Slam title, four of which have come in Parish. Her most recent was […]

Paolini powers into first Grand Slam final

ITALIAN surprise packet Jasmine Paolini will enter the top 10 on Monday after reaching the 2024 Roland Garros women’s singles final. The 28-year-old by her own admission was a little late to finding her peak form, but now the Italian is one win away from becoming a Grand Slam champion. Overnight, Paolini stormed past giant-killing […]

Money for Jam-richova as top seed reaches quarters

SLOVAKIAN junior star Renata Jamrichova is through to the Roland Garros Round of 16 after a strong straight sets win over Czech Lucie Urbanova overnight. Though the world number one junior dropped her opening match first set, she has since won four on the trot to move into the third round. In her win over […]

Swiatek double bagels Potapova in 40 minutes

IT had to be seen to be believed, but world number one Iga Swiatek played like she had somewhere to be during her fourth round win over Anastasia Potapova, smashing the Russian 6-0 6-0 in just four minutes at Roland Garros. Swiatek’s double bagel in the Round of 16 was her shortest match in history, […]

Swiatek ousts Osaka at rainy Roland Garros

CURRENT world number one Iga Swiatek was forced to save a match point in order to defeat former world numbers one Naomi Osaka at Roland Garros and reach the third round overnight. On a day severely impacted by rain, just a handful of matches were completed on the Paris clay, with all the outdoor contests […]

Gracheva stuns Sakkari in Roland Garros boilover

FORMER Top 40 talent Varvara Gracheva has stunned the Roland Garros crowd by coming from behind to knock over sixth seed Maria Sakkari. The current world number 88 – who was playing her first Roland Garros under the French flag since changing allegiances from Russia – is yet to win a WTA Tour title, but […]

Swiatek lifts Rome crown for the third time

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek has taken out the 2024 WTA 1000 Rome International with a strong straight sets win over the next best players in the world, Aryna Sabalenka. The top seeded Pole won 6-2 6-3 in an hour and 29 minutes to win her third title in the Italian capital from the past […]

Sabs back from the brink to down Svitolina

FACING three match points, world number two Aryna Sabalenka found a way to win against Elina Svitolina in Rome last night, reaching the quarter finals of the WTA 1000 event. Two-time winner Svitolina looked in control late in the deciding set when having two match points in the 12th game, before having another chance leading […]

‘Clayomi’ crashes Kasatkina party to reach Rome fourth round

A TIDAL wave of momentum is swelling behind former number one Naomi Osaka as her return to the WTA Tour continues to build steam. For just the third time in her illustrious career – which included four Grand Slam titles – Osaka has won three straight matches on clay, a surface that has always troubled […]

Swiatek sores maiden Madrid title in three-set thriller

WORLD number one Iga Swiatek overcame defending champion Aryna Sabalenka in the 2024 Madrid Open final overnight, winning in a three-hour and 11-minute epic contest. The Polish star had to pull out everything she had to defeat her rival, winning 7-5 4-6 7-6. The WTA 1000 title was the 20th of her young career, as […]

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