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World No. 1 Iga Swiatek claimed her fourth title at the Roland Garros after beating Italy’s Jasmine Paolini 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday, June 8. The 23-year-old Polish star beat her opponent, the World No. 12 ranked player in just one hour and eight minutes to defend the title at the Philippe Chatrier Court in Paris.

Not only did the Pole claim her fourth Roland Garros title, but completed a hat-trick of wins at the French Open. Moreover, with this win, she also tied Justine Henin as the woman with most Roland Garros titles in 21st century. The 23-year-old also became the first woman to win any Grand Slam three years in a row since Serena Williams. The former World No. 1 and one of the greats of the game, Williams had clinched the US Open in 2012, 2013 and 2014 to complete a hat-trick of wins. 

The Pole also secured her fifth Grand Slam title and now has 21 consecutive wins at the Roland Garros with 19 of them being on clay. 

Iga Swiatek runs up to celebrate her win with her team

Iga Swiatek, who dominates as World No. 1, after her triumphant run in the 2024 edition of the French Open, ran up to meet her team and her father, who was also present for the Grand Slam finale. 

Speaking of the match, Swiatek held her nerve to win the first game. But her opponent Paolini made a stunning comeback at times, but just could not get her momentum going as the Pole clinched the first set 6-2. The World No. 1 continued her dominant run in the second set as she took a considerable 3-0 lead. Just in a few minutes, the Pole claimed her third consecutive title claiming the second set 6-1.