Iga Swiatek will play his third straight final at Roland Garros 2024

The Polish tennis player, world number one, defeated American Coco Gauff 6-2 and 6-4 and will decide the title against Italian Jasmine Paolini. He has won two titles in a row and will now go for his fourth crown in Paris.

Iga Swiatek celebrates reaching the final of Roland Garros 2024 (Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

It’s unstoppable! Polish tennis player Iga Swiateknumber one in the world, surpassed by 6-2 and 6-4 in American Coco Gauff and perform with him third consecutive final, the fourth of his career, at Roland Garros 2024. The title will be decided this Saturday against the Italian Jasmine Paoliniwho defeated the Russian Mirra Andreeva, only 17 years old, 6-3 and 6-1.

Swiatekwinner of the last two editions, has chained 20 consecutive wins at the French Open, where she has not lost since the 2021 quarterfinals against the Greek Maria Sakkari, after an hour and 36 minutes of play.

The virtual number 2 in the 20-year-old ranking, meanwhile, can’t do anything against the vigor of a Swiatek sweeping the clay court campaign, where she won 18 matches in a row, including tournaments in Madrid and Rome and where she had only one loss, in the semifinals of the Stuttgarg tournament against Kazakh Elena Rybakina.

In the twelfth duel between them, Gauffwinner of the last United States Open, failed to add his second victory, which would have opened the door to his second final, after lost against Swiatek himself in 2022. Now he could do nothing to stop Warsaw will add his victory number 34 at Roland Garros, where he has only three losses in his career.

In this way, Swiatek He became the ninetieth tennis player in history to achieve the feat chain three finals in Paris, the first since Russian María Sharapova between 2012 and 2014.

Gauffwho already won the junior title in Paris, is still in the tournament, as she has qualified for the semifinals in the doubles table with Czech Katerina Sinakova.

Coco Gauff was angry, discussed and cried because of the referee’s error in the middle of the semi-final of Roland Garros

Gauff was 2-1 and 15-0 up in the second set, when the authorities made a serious mistake in Roland Garros semi-final. It’s coming out A line judge called a Swiatek serve that was wrongly good, umpire Aurelie Tourte corrected her teammate’s decision, but awarded the point to the Pole.

The situation ended in a heated discussion between Tourte and the Americanthat He cried at the loss, wiped his tears several times and took a long time before continuing the game..

He sang and then I beat him, I’m 100% sure. He said before I hit, you saw my reaction, I didn’t even finish. Are you serious? He shouted it before hitting me. Can you ask them? They whisper because you know you’re wrong! They are whispering because you are wrong. He yelled at her before he hit the ball. I have the right to finish my swing. You are wrong and this is the second time this has happened. It’s a Grand Slam semi-final, I know the rules of the game“, he scolded him Gauff.

Finally, the native of Atlanta, Georgia, was able to break his rival’s serve. “Tennis is the only sport where we don’t have a video replay system, many decisions are made by one person. In other sports, there are several referees who make the decision. It’s funny that we’re not at this point. I think as a sport we have to evolve, we have the technology. If they put it on TV, why can’t the player see it?“, he shot at a press conference.

Source: Tycsports

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