Swiatek claims third straight French Open title against Paolini

Iga Swiatek on Saturday, won her fourth French Open title in five years.

The World No 1 beat surprise finalist Jasmine Paolini in the women’s final.

The top seed from Poland brushed aside Italian underdog Paolini 6-2 6-1 in and hour and eight minutes.

‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal may have played his last French Open this year but Swiatek comprehensively proved once again she is also Roland Garros royalty.

She is the first woman to win three consecutive Roland Garros titles since Justine Henin in 2007 and only the third to achieve the feat in Open history, along with Monica Seles.

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