Kenin, the 21-year-old from the USA, has already notched a first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open earlier this year and can become the first woman since Angelique Kerber in 2016 to win multiple majors in the same calendar year. A fiery competitor, who idolised Sharapova growing up, Kenin hadn’t passed the fourth round of a major prior to this season but is now on the verge of becoming a multiple Slam winner, Swiatek, the 19-year-old from Poland,
🇵🇱 Polish Perfection 🇵🇱 @iga_swiatek becomes the first Grand Slam singles champion from Poland and does not drop a set en route to her first career title 6-4 6-1 over Kenin.#RolandGarros pic.twitter.com/jRuF4jE3ul
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) October 10, 2020
IGA SWIATEK VS SOFIA KENIN FRENCH OPEN 2020 FINAL ROLAND GARROS
boasts awesome firepower off both wings, serves and returns well, has a deft touch and wily court craft, while she is as comfortable at the net as she is the baseline. While Kenin has had to play herself into form after being double bagelled by Victoria Azarenka in her only clay-court warm-up in Rome and was taken the distance by four of her five opponents before finding her groove against Petra Kvitova in the semi finals, Swiatek has dropped just 23 games en route to the final.