French Open 2023 results: Iga Swiatek beats Karolina Muchova for Paris title

French Open 2023 results: Iga Swiatek beats Karolina Muchova for Paris title

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Sunday 11/06/2023
Poland's Iga Swiatek plays a shot against Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, June 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)

Iga Swiatek maintained her recent grip on the French Open by fighting past Karolina Muchova to win her third Roland Garros title in four years.

The top seed was the heavy favourite to beat 43rd-ranked Muchova, but had to dig deep to win 6-2 5-7 6-4.

Czech player Muchova broke for 4-3 in the decider, but Poland's Swiatek finished strongly to triumph.

Swiatek, who has now won four Grand Slams, is the first woman to defend the title since Justine Henin in 2007.

[Source: BBC]

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