Eighth seed Iga Świątek has been in sublime touch in the French Open 2021. After thrashing Anett Kontaveit in the third-round match, she is now set to face Ukrainian tennis star Marta Kostyuk in the fourth-round clash on Tuesday.
Świątek started off slowly in her last encounter. She was unable to fend off Kontaveit’s powerful hits in the beginning. However, she made a brilliant comeback in the first set, and in the second set, she gave Anett no chance of making a comeback. Świątek won the match by 7-6, 6-0 to progress in the round of 16.
However, Świątek now has a very tough opponent in front of her. Marta Kostyuk, who will take on Świątek in her next game has eased past her opponents in almost her all encounters in the French Open 2021 till now.
- Paris- 8:30 pm
- Delhi- 12:30 am
- New York- 2:30 pm
- Geneva- 8:30 pm
- Melbourne- 5:30 am
- London- 7:30 pm
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Iga Świątek has had a wonderful season thus far. She went past Rebecca Peterson in the second-round clash with ease after dominating the proceedings against Kaja Juvan in the first round. Świątek’s extremely powerful hits were too hard to handle for Rebecca and the Polish star eventually won in straight sets by 6-1,6-1.
On the other hand, Kostyuk has made a name for herself in a relatively short but impactful career. Kostyuk has secured dominant wins one after the other in the French Open 2021 and is yet to lose a set. She recently defeated Varvara Gracheva in the third-round match in straight sets by 6-1, 6-2. Moreover, she also defeated 12th seeded Garbiñe Muguruza in the second round clash with little difficulty.
The 18-year-old has improved with every game and has proven that she can defeat the top ranked players. Kostyuk will be a tough contender to go past for Świątek.
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This promises to be a blockbuster clash as Iga Świątek has been incredible throughout the French Open 2021, and at the same time, Marta Kostyuk has played like a champion as well. However, looking at the experience of the two stars, odds are in favor of Iga Świątek.