Wimbledon. Cornet knocks out world No. 1 Swiontic in the third round

World No. 37 Alize Cornet of France made a big surprise on Saturday by beating World No. 1 Iga Swiventek of Poland 6-4, 6-2 in the third round of the Wimbledon Championships.

The Frenchwoman ended a 37 consecutive win streak of her rival Šventek, who hasn’t tasted a single loss since her exit from the second round at the Dubai Games in February, where she won the 6 tournaments she fought in after that loss, namely in Doha. , Indian Wells, Miami on hard courts, Stuttgart, Rome and French Championship Roland Garros, Second Grand Slam, on clay courts.

“I’m speechless, it reminds me of beating Serena (Williams) 8 years ago on the same court as No. 1, which brings me luck,” said Cornet, 32, who was thrilled with her win.

And the Frenchwoman, who reached the final price at Wimbledon in 2014 by defeating Serena, continued and failed in all her next attempts, not going beyond the third round: “I was aware of my ability to win. Because if there was a chance to beat him, I knew he would get the turf.”

Cornet achieved her best ever Grand Slam record by reaching the quarter-finals of the Australian Open earlier this year.

And Cornet got into the final price for a date with the Australian Ayla Tomlyanovic, who defeated the Czech Barbora Kraychikova.

Source: agencies

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