Iga Swiatek says goodbye to the winning streak



Karen Moran

PHOTO: AFP

It was 37 the number in which the winning streak was frozen Iga Swiatek, because the Poles could not before Alize Cornet and fell in the third round of Wibledon, where in addition, he left behind the undefeated record he had been accumulating since February of this year.

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In 1h33, the French won over the world number one, already uncomfortable on the sacred grass of Wibledon, but that in his duel against Cornet he completely collapsed, as he accumulated 33 unforced errors which prevented him from reacting in the match.

Iga Swiatek had not lost since February in Dubai, where he fell in the second round against Jelena Ostapenko, since then, she has accumulated 37 victories and 74 sets won out of 7 lost, in 17 sets with victory, the Pole swept 6-0.

The 37 wins leave Iga with the third-best tennis streak of 2000 so far, where Novak Djokovic dominates with 43, behind him is Roger Federer with 42 and in third what was done by Swiatek this 2022.

BEST WINNING SETS FROM 2000 TO DATE

Novak Djokovic | 43 | 2011
Roger Federer | 41 | 2006
Iga Swiatek | 37 | 2022
Venus-Williams | 35 | 2000
Serena Williams | 34 | 2013
Justine Heinin | 32 | 2008

In terms of streaks in all of WTA history, Iga fell short of Chris Evert’s 55 in 1974, but tied Martina Higings and edged out the Williams sisters.

WTA TENNIS PLAYERS WITH THE MOST CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES

Martina Navratilova | 74 (1984)
Steffi Graf | 66 years old (1989-1990)
Marguerite Court | 57 years old (1972-1973)
Chris Evert | 55 (1974)
IGA SWIATEK | 37 (2022)
Martina Hingis | 37 (1997)
Monica Seles | 36 (1990)
Venus-Williams | 35 (2000)

once i’m done Wibledon, the circuit will return to the hard track, where Iga should continue its participation in one of the 250, in front of the Mastery 1000 of Canada Yes Cincinnati.

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