Polish teenager Iga Swiatek makes it to French Open semifinals in each singles and doubles


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Poland’s Iga Swiatek performs a shot in opposition to Italy’s Martina Trevisan within the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis event on the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, Oct. 6

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek has reached the French Open semifinals in each singles and doubles.

Swiatek and American accomplice Nicole Melichar beat the American pair of Asia Muhammad and Jessica Pegula 6-Three, 6-Four to succeed in the final 4 of the doubles competitors.

That got here a day after Swiatek reached the singles semifinals by beating Italian qualifier Martina Trevisan.

Swiatek says she’s “getting extra expertise in ways in doubles. … So I’m simply creating as a participant.”

Swiatek’s opponent within the singles semifinals on Thursday might be 131st-ranked Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska.

Earlier, Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova overcame some doubtlessly expensive double-faults to beat 66th-ranked Laura Siegemund 6-Three, 6-Three and attain the French Open semifinals for the second time.

She’s going to face Sofia Kenin, who prolonged her run of success at Grand Slam tournaments this 12 months by beating Danielle Collins 6-Four, Four-6, 6-Zero to succeed in the French Open semifinals.

Kenin has now received a tour-leading 15 matches at majors this 12 months. She began the 12 months by profitable the Australian Open after which reached the fourth spherical on the U.S. Open final month.

Collins hadn’t dropped a set in her three earlier conferences with Kenin.

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