Watch: Iga Swiatek’s Epic Response After She Drops Lid Of French Open Trophy Whereas Celebrating Third Roland-Garros Title

The World No.1 Iga Swiatek on Saturday efficiently defended her French Open 2023 crown after a hard-fought win over unseeded Karolina Muchova within the girls’s singles last. Swiatek defeated unseeded Karolina Muchova by profitable 9 of the primary 11 video games, however her opponent pulled off an unbelievable comeback to drive the match into a 3rd set. However in the end, Swiatek would prevail late Saturday night time in Paris 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 when Muchova double-failed on match level. And so, Swiatek defended her title at Roland Garros, profitable her third in 4 years and fourth main general.

After the win, a hilarious second befell the place within the lid of the French Open trophy fell on the bottom when Iga was celebrating the second. An official then got here to the rescue and gave the lid again to a reasonably embarrassed Iga.

Muchova ranked No. 46, dropped 4 consecutive factors on her first serve sport as a result of sloppiness, and Swiatek rapidly constructed a 3-0 lead. However Muchova settled down when Swiatek served with the rating 3-1. She began making lengthy groundstrokes, which made it doable for her to achieve the web and rating. Swiatek defeated Muchova’s lone break-point alternative with a robust, lashing backhand in a match that lasted greater than 9 minutes and featured 4 double-digit factors.

The second set began to copy the primary one with Swiatek main 3-0 as soon as extra. Nevertheless, this time Muchova created a second break alternative and capitalised on it by profitable with a forehand down the road to return to service at 2-3.

Muchova broke Swiatek’s serve for the third time in a row because the momentum continued. However three video games later, at 2-all, it was again on serve. Within the seventh sport, the pivotal break occurred. It was love-30 after a double fault by Swiatek, 15-40 after a good looking drop shot, and 4-3 after Muchova manoeuvred Swiatek all around the courtroom.

To tie the sport, Swiatek retook the lead. after which held off a second break level to take the lead 5-4. Muchova’s lone third double fault of the sport proved to be the deciding issue.

“Last year for sure it was a confirmation for me that the first time wasn’t a coincidence or something like that. This one, for sure, it was a little bit tougher in terms of injuries and the pressure, and also coming back to this tournament as a defending champion, I right now feel like it’s a little bit different. I needed to really handle that,” quoted Swiatek as saying. 

With inputs from ANI

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