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Świątek has established dominance on the Paris clay over the past three French Opens.
The 21-year-old is the one girl to succeed in the French Open quarterfinals in every of the final three years. Coco Gauff and Martina Trevisan are the one ladies to succeed in the ultimate eight twice in that span.
Świątek has extra to play for than simply extending her French Open dominance this 12 months. She additionally must fend off the menace from Sabalenka to her No. 1 world rating.
The No. 1 seed should attain the quarterfinals to have an opportunity to remain on high the world rankings. If not, Sabalenka can be No. 1 after the French Open, per WTATennis.com.
As soon as she reaches the ultimate eight, Świątek has a number of different milestones she should hit so long as Sabalenka is within the match to retain the No. 1 world rating.
Merely put, if the Pole repeats as French Open champion for the primary time in her profession, she is going to retain the No. 1 spot.
It’s arduous to think about Świątek can be overwhelmed in any respect in Paris as a result of she is 18-1 within the ladies’s singles draw since 2020.
The 2021 French Open winner Barbora Krejčíková and 2022 finalist Gauff are in Świątek’s quarter of the draw, however each gamers should keep away from the current string of upsets in Paris earlier than going through Swiatek within the fourth spherical and quarterfinals.