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Wimbledon: Cornet brings down the invincible Swiatek


The Frenchwoman brought down world number one Iga Swiatek (6-4, 6-2) and thus ended the Pole's 37-game winning streak.

At Wimbledon,

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The number one tricolor had warned before facing the undisputed world number one.


there's one place she can lose, it's here at Wimbledon.


Well seen.

And it was the Niçoise who achieved the feat of knocking down a player who had been undefeated for 37 matches and had six consecutive titles.

Swiatek does not yet have a green thumb.


Especially at the net where she was particularly clumsy this Saturday.

But Cornet had the immense merit of having it foiled.

The 32-year-old finished the first set with a spike.

She took advantage of a completely failed start to the match from the Polish to keep a break lead and pocket this set 6-4.

The Roland Garros winner then finally woke up by breaking the Niçoise.

Led 2-0, the 37th in the world nevertheless won the next six games.


Swiatek preferred to laugh it off.

And Cornet can savor this authentic feat.


It reminded me of when I

(the 1)

which brings me luck.

I knew I had a chance on a surface where she is a little less comfortable.

But I still don't really realize.

I am like good wine.

I'm aging well!

I still have the fire in me.


Source: lefigaro

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