Iga Swiatek says goodbye to the winning streak

Karen Moran

PHOTO: AFP

It was 37 the number in which the winning streak of Every Swiatek, because the Polish could not before Alize Cornet and fell in the third round of Wimbledon, where in addition, he left behind the unbeaten record that he had been accumulating since February of this year.

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In one hour and 33 minutes, the Frenchwoman prevailed over the number one in the world, who had already been showing discomfort on the sacred grass of Wimbledon, but that in his duel against Cornet he collapsed completely, as he accumulated 33 unforced errors that prevented him from reacting in the game.

Every 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 by 7 lost, in 17 of the sets with victory, the Pole swept 6-0.

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

BEST WINNING STREAKS FROM 2000 TO DATE

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

As for 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 MOST CONSECUTIVE VICTORIES

Martina Navratilova | 74 (1984)
Steffi Graf | 66 (1989-1990)
Margaret Court | 57 (1972-1973)
Chris Evert | 55 (1974)
EACH SWIATEK | 37 (2022)
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Monica Seles | 36 (1990)
Venus Williams | 35 (2000)

once i finish Wimbledon, the circuit will return to the hard track, where Iga is expected to continue his participation in one of the 250, ahead of the Masters 1000 de Canada y Cincinnati.

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