Iga Swiatek extends profitable run to 36 matches with first-round Wimbledon success
Swiatek’s superb streak, which fits again to February and has seen her win six tournaments, means it’s the longest profitable streak of the twenty first century, overtaking Venus Willams’ document set in 2000.
The 2-time French Open champion, a sizzling favorite for the SW19 crown, loved the celebrated opening slot on Centre Court docket often reserved for the defending champion and beat Croatian Fett 6-0 6-3.
World primary Iga Swiatek went into the document books in type as she received her thirty sixth match in a row with victory over Jana Fett on Centre Court docket.
Defending champion Ashleigh Barty’s retirement meant that Swiatek was given the honour of opening play on the principle present court docket and he or she regarded completely at residence, handing her opponent a 33-minute bagel.
This was the Pole’s first match since profitable at Roland Garros and Fett, who has had an energetic warm-up on the grass, threatened a comeback as she led 3-1 within the second set.
She had three break factors to make it 4-1, however Swiatek escaped and that was the top of it, because the Pole shortly rattled off 5 video games in a row to proceed her invincible streak.
Quantity 5 seed Maria Sakkari made mild work of Australian Zoe Hives, wining 6-1 6-4, however 14th seed Belinda Bencic is out, dropping 6-4 5-7 6-2 to Wang Qiang in a match carried over from Monday.