Coco Gauff Promises A ‘Different Result’ The Next Time She Meets Iga Swiatek

Paris: Young American tennis player Coco Gouf is a picture of firmness and tenacity after losing to Poland’s Iga Svitek in the Roland Garros women’s singles final. He said I know what it takes to beat 1 and added the next finale in between. The two hopefully offer a “different result.”Also Read – Rafael Nadal is the oldest tennis player to win the French Open by facing student Casper Rudd in the final

Flawless Zvetek won his second French Open singles title in his classic clay-court season on Saturday, beating Gouf 6-1, 6-3 in the final. Read also – French Open 2022: Alexander Zverev wins Rafael Nadal ahead of final against Casper Rudd

Two years ago, Switech shocked the field by winning his first Roland Garros title as a rankless teenager. This time, the Polish star tied Venus Williams for the best winning streak of the century, winning his second French Open title in a stunning 35th consecutive match. Read also – Kaspur Rudd thinks playing Rafael Nadal in the French Open final is probably the biggest challenge in tennis

The historic run of 35 straight victories for Venus came in 2000. If Sviatek manages to win his next game, he has the best winning streak in a single century and tied Monica Seles’ 36-game run since 1990. Another win thereafter would be a tie for Martina Hingis, a 37-game winning streak since 1997.

She is the 10th woman to win multiple Roland Garros singles titles in the Swiotek Open Era (since 1968). After only turning 21 on Tuesday, Swiattek – the fourth-youngest player to win more than once in Paris – was the youngest when Monica Seles, Stephanie Graf and Chris Ewart did so.

However, Gouf refused to be surprised by the exploits of the Polish stars, saying after the match, “Now that I have seen this level at No. 1 and 35 (won consistently by SwiTech), I know what I mean. Must have done. I’m going to play her in another final and I think that’s a different outcome.

“Throughout my career and even in juniors, I have had success so quickly that I was able to look at that level and then go back and try to reach that level,” said Gough, quoted by wtatennis. .com.

Gouf burst onto the scene as a 15-year-old qualifier at Wimbledon in 2019, where she defeated Venus Williams in her Grand Slam debut and became the youngest woman to advance to the second week of the Major. Pressure and expectations have grown since then, and the run to Gough’s first major final has gone a long way in silencing skeptics who thought he could not repeat his 2019 form.

“I feel a lot of pressure to make it to the final when I was 15, 16, 17 years old. I feel comfortable doing it now. I think it was too much pressure to make the final.

“Now that I’ve done it, I’m a little comforted.”

Gough takes on new ground in the next Wimbledon.

“I guess the journey to get here, I realized that the key to making the finals is not my game or anything else I need to fix,” Gough said. “It has more to do with my mood and how I enter the games. I feel the difference between my dream and reality. Yes, I realize it’s hard to come here, but it’s not like some master puzzle you have to solve. You have to get your mind in the right place.

“I think over the years I see other players go into the semis and sometimes they feel awkward or in the finals and they kind of feel weird. A lot of times I feel like there’s something wrong with their game or this shot doesn’t work. Really, it’s not.”

Gough said he was surprised at how he handled his first major final.

“In the match it probably looks like I’m auctioneer, but really it was just so good,” Gough said. “I was not fidgety. So I think at the moment I was not as excited as I thought, ”said Gough, who will be leaving Roland Garros with a new career-high No. 13.

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