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French Open updates | Gauff, 18, to face Swiatek for title

PARIS (AP) — The Newest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis match (all occasions native):


1 p.m.

Coco Gauff is on the brink of face Iga Swiatek within the French Open girls’s singles remaining.

Gauff is an 18-year-old from Florida who’s ranked No. 23 and taking part in her first Grand Slam title match.

Swiatek is a 21-year-old from Poland who’s ranked No. 1. She received the 2020 French Open and enters Saturday on a 34-match profitable streak.

That’s the longest in girls’s tennis since a 35-match run by Venus Williams in 2000.

Gauff and Swiatek have performed one another twice earlier than. Each matches had been received by Swiatek in straight units — final 12 months on clay in Rome and this 12 months on a tough court docket in Miami.

Gauff can lengthen a latest pattern at Roland Garros: The previous six girls’s title winners on the clay-court match had been first-time Grand Slam champions.

The ultimate is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. native time.

Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates winning her semifinal match against Italy's Martina Trevisan in two sets, 6-3, 6-1, at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, June 2, 2022.

The boys’s singles remaining is Sunday, with 13-time champion Rafael Nadal taking part in 23-year-old Casper Ruud of Norway.


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