PARIS, FRANCE(SMI-WOMEN-SPORTS-MAY 22-JUNE 04, 2022)-The world-ranked#1, Iga Swiatek from Poland defeated US Coco Gauff(World#18) in 2-sets 6-1, 6-3, in the 2022 French Open women's final, winning her second French Grand Slam crown (2020,2022) on Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros in Paris, France.
With the victory, the 25th-year old Swiatek wins her 35th WTA consecutive game tying Venus William's record set in 2000, for the most unbeaten streak on the women's tennis tournament in the 21-Century.
Swiatek looked very dominant and strong from the start as she went on a double-break 4-0 in the first 20 minutes of the match. Coco Gauff fought back holding serve in game five but the Pole sealed the set on the third break on the 30-minute mark to win the first set.
A couple backhanded errors from Iga Swiatek in the first game of the second set gave Gauff her first break of serve of the match and managed to go ahead 2-0, but the Pole answered back tying the match at two games even.
Swiatek won the next three games to take a comfortable lead 5-2, within one hour mark and sealed the victory with a championship point to win her second French Open grand Slam.
Swiatek has now won nine consecutive finals in straight sets and became the first woman since Justine Henin (2007/2008) to win six titles in a row.
In addition to winning the 2022 French Open crown, Iga Swiatek wins the first prize in the amount of $3.35 Million while Coco Gauff takes $1.68 Million for second place.