Iga Swiatek takes on Sofia Kenin in the 2020 French Open women’s singles final on Saturday. Swiatek has not lost a set at Roland Garros, can the 19-year-old keep her run going against the World No.6?
Iga Swiatek Stats
Age: 19 (31 May 2001)
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
World Ranking: 54
Career High: 48 (February 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 0
French Open Best Result: First Appearance
Iga Swiatek Form
Iga Swiatek has been in sensational form at the 2020 French Open, winning all six matches in straight sets. The 19-year-old beat World No.19 Marketa Vondrousova 6-1 6-2 in the first round before cruising past Hsieh Su-wei 6-1 6-4.
Eugenie Bouchard was dispatched 6-3 6-2 in the third round. Swiatek made a huge statement by crushing top seed and World No.2 Simona Halep 6-1 6-2 in the round of 16.
The Polish player then beat Martina Trevisan 6-3 6-1 and Nadia Podoroska 6-2 6-1 in just 70 minutes. Iga Swiatek is the first Polish woman to play in the French Open final in the Open Era.
Nationality: United States
Age: 21 (14 November 1998)
Height: 5'7" (170cm)
World Ranking: 6
Career High: 4 (March 2020)
Career Singles Titles: 5
2020 Singles Titles: 2
Career Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 (2020 Australian Open)
French Open Best Result: Fourth Round (2019)
Sofia Kenin Form
Sofia Kenin won her first Grand Slam at the 2020 Australian Open. She beat World No.1 Ashleigh Barty before a 4-6 6-2 6-2 win against Garbiñe Muguruza in the final.
The Moscow born American lost her first match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships and Qatar Total Open.
Kenin bounced back against a weak field at the Open 6ème Sens, beating World No.136 Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-2 4-6 6-4 in the final.
The World No.6 returned to action with a straight sets defeat to Alize Cornet in the Western & Southern Open first round. She lost to World No.16 Elise Mertens in the US Open fourth round.
Sofia Kenin had a tough draw at the Italian Open, losing 6-0 6-0 to Victoria Azarenka in the first round. Her chances on the clay courts at Roland Garros were not looking good but she has played well in Paris.
Sofia Kenin beat Liudmila Samsonova and Ana Bogdan in 3 sets before a 6-2 6-0 win against Irina Maria Bara. Kenin beat Fiona Ferro 2-6 6-2 6-1, Danielle Collins 6-4 4-6 6-0 before a 6-4 7-5 win against Petra Kvitova.
Kenin saved 10 of 12 break points to hold off the Czech World No.11.
Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin Head to Head
This will be the first match between Iga Swiatek and Sofia Kenin.
Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin Betting Odds
Iga Swiatek has opened as a 1.62 favourite at betfair
with Sofia Kenin priced at 2.30.
Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin Match Up
Iga Swiatek has surprised many with a great run to her first Grand Slam final. After playing Simona Halep off the court and not losing a set, she is the favourite against Sofia Kenin.
Sofia Kenin has more experience after winning the 2020 Australian Open. She played her best match against Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals and has the game to win in Paris.
Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin Stats
- Iga Swiatek has won in straight sets in all 6 matches at the 2020 French Open.
- Iga Swiatek has won 72-23 games at the 2020 French Open.
- Iga Swiatek is ranked World No.54
- Sofia Kenin has won in straight sets in 2 of her 6 matches at the 2020 French Open.
- Sofia Kenin has won 85-54 games at the 2020 French Open.
- Sofia Kenin is ranked World No.6
- Sofia Kenin won the 2020 Australian Open.