Swiatek, who misplaced to Cornet, 6-Four 6-2, within the third spherical match, began sluggish within the opening set dropping the primary three video games earlier than battling again and taking the following two. The 2 would break up the following 4 video games, however Cornet would finally win the set.
Within the second set, momentum appeared to have shifted as 21-year-old Swiatek jumped out to a 2-Zero lead, however Cornet rapidly took again management profitable the following six video games to shut out the match.
“Truthfully, yeah often I’m laborious on myself. Right here, I understand how I felt earlier than matches, I understand how I felt once I was working towards. Let’s simply say that I did not really feel like I am in the perfect form, so I am sort of conscious that this might occur,” Swiatek mentioned on the win streak after the match.
The Polish two-time grand slam champion’s 37-match win streak, courting again to February, tied for the longest since Martina Hingis in 1997.
“I’ve no phrases proper now, It jogs my memory of the time I beat Serena on the identical courtroom, eight years in the past precisely. This courtroom is a fortunate attraction for me,” Cornet mentioned after the win.
In 2014, the Frenchwoman defeated then No. 1 Serena Williams at Court docket One to advance to her first profession Spherical of 16 of the grand slam. With the victory, Cornet improves to Four-Three in her profession in opposition to world no. 1’s
Competing in her WTA record-equaling 62nd consecutive main, Cornet will subsequent play in opposition to Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic Monday.
In Tuesday’s video games on Centre Court docket, Swiatek recorded her 36th consecutive win by beating Jana Fett 6-Zero 6-Three. She dominated the primary set in opposition to Fett in her first match for the reason that French Open, however needed to overcome a troublesome interval within the second when Fett got here near securing a double break.
The highest seed recovered from the shaky begin to the set and rattled off 5 video games in a row, growing her profitable run to 36 matches.