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Roland-Garros: the surprise Muchova to the challenge of the obvious Swiatek

2023-06-09T17:32:56.943Z

Highlights: Karolina Muchova will play her first Grand Slam final. The Czech faces in the final the Polish, world number one, in the race for third crown Porte d'Auteuil, the fourth in Grand Slam. The 26-year-old has adapted her offensive tennis, made of variations, cushioning and rises to the net to confuse the cards. "I've always liked to vary my game. It's been in me since I was a little girl. I love aggressive play," she says.


DECRYPTION - The Czech faces in the final the Polish, world number one, in the race for third crown Porte d'Auteuil, the fourth in Grand Slam


We expected it rather at Wimbledon or on hard, but it is in Paris, on ochre, that Karolina Muchova will play her first Grand Slam final. Adept of the beautiful game and fast surfaces, the Czech, before her Parisian epic, had two quarters at Wimbledon in 2019 and 2021 and a semifinal at the Australian Open 2021.

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This admirer of Roger Federer with the big size (1.80 m) had never gone beyond the third round at Roland-Garros. And this season on clay, she had done no better than a final 8 in Rome. The 26-year-old has adapted her offensive tennis, made of variations, cushioning and rises to the net to confuse the cards. With her vintage side, the Czech does not hesitate to practice stolen service. "I've always liked to vary my game. It's been in me since I was a little girl. I love aggressive play."

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Source: lefigaro

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