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Wimbledon: Swiatek Extends Streak In Record-Breaking 36th Win Over Fett

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Oladimeji Balogun
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World No. 1 Iga Swiatek extended her successive wins with a record-breaking 36th match win in a row with a victory over Jana Fett on Centre Court to progress in the ongoing Wimbledon.

Swiatek’s amazing streak, which goes back to February and has seen her win six tournaments, means it is the longest winning streak of the 21st century.

The two-time French Open champion has thus overtaken Venus Willams’ record set in 2000.

Swiatek, a hot favourite for the SW19 crown, enjoyed the prestigious opening slot on Centre Court usually reserved for the defending champion and beat Croatian Fett 6-0 6-3.

Defending champion Ashleigh Barty’s retirement meant that Swiatek was given the honour of opening play on the main show court.

She looked entirely at home, handing her opponent a 33-minute bagel.

This was the Pole’s first match since winning at Roland Garros and Fett, who has had an active warm-up on the grass, threatened a comeback as she led 3-1 in the second set.

She had three break-points to make it 4-1, but Swiatek escaped and that was the end of it, as the Pole quickly rattled off five games in a row to continue her invincible streak.

Number five seed Maria Sakkari made light work of Australian Zoe Hives, winning 6-1 6-4.

But 14th seed Belinda Bencic is out, losing 4-6 7-5 2-6 to Wang Qiang in a match carried over from Monday.

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Oladimeji Balogun
Oladimeji Balogun

Oladimeji Balogun is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where he studied Microbiology, he is a w...

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UEFA Nations League
No Teams P Pts
1 Denmark 4 9
2 Croatia 4 7
3 Austria 4 4
4 France 4 2
No Teams P Pts
1 Spain 4 8
2 Portugal 4 7
3 Czech Republic 4 4
4 Switzerland 4 3
No Teams P Pts
1 Hungary 4 10
2 Germany 4 6
3 Italy 4 5
4 England 4 2
No Teams P Pts
1 Netherlands 4 10
2 Belgium 4 7
3 Poland 4 4
4 Wales 4 1
No Teams P Pts
1 Ukraine 3 7
2 Scotland 3 6
3 Ireland 4 4
4 Armenia 4 3
No Teams P Pts
1 Israel 3 5
2 Iceland 4 3
3 Albania 3 1
4 Russia 0 0
No Teams P Pts
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 8
2 Montenegro 5 7
3 Finland 4 4
4 Romania 5 3
No Teams P Pts
1 Norway 4 10
2 Serbia 4 7
3 Sweden 4 3
4 Slovenia 4 2
No Teams P Pts
1 Turkey 4 12
2 Luxembourg 5 7
3 Faroe Island 4 4
4 Lithuania 5 0
No Teams P Pts
1 Greece 4 12
2 Estonia 2 6
3 Kosovo 4 6
4 North Ireland 4 2
5 Cyprus 4 2
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1 Kazakhstan 4 10
2 Moldova 4 7
3 Slovakia 4 6
4 Azerbaijan 4 4
5 Belarus 4 2
No Teams P Pts
1 Georgia 4 10
2 North Macedonia 4 7
3 Bulgaria 4 3
4 Gibraltar 4 1
No Teams P Pts
1 Latvia 4 12
2 Andorra 4 4
3 Liechtenstein 4 0
No Teams P Pts
1 Malta 3 6
2 San Marino 3 0
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