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Women’s world number one Inga Switek has reached the third round with her 30th win at the French Open. At the same time, Simona Halfe had a panic attack during the match and she lost the match. At the same time, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Daniil Medvedev have also entered the third round by winning their respective matches in the men’s singles. The 30-year-old Romanian player started feeling short of breath during her match against China’s Xing Quan. He had to call a trainer. In the end, they lost the match 2-6 6-2 6-1. She was leading from sets and breaks when Halef had a panic attack. Halep, a two-time Grand Slam champion, said that I do not know how to handle it. This has never happened before. I really don’t know why it happened. Because I was on edge and playing well. But, it happened and I lost. I was unable to focus.
Romanian player Halep during a panic attack.
SWITEK’s winning streak continues
Inga Switek’s winning streak continues in the second Grand Slam of the year. She registered her 30th win by defeating Alison Riske of America 6-0, 6-2. She has become the most consecutive match-winner after Serena Williams’ 34 consecutive victories in 2013. However, she is far from Martina Navratilova’s 74 in a row. Martina did this in 1984.
Switek has won 44 of the last 45 sets he has played so far and is undefeated after losing to former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko at the tournament in Dubai in February this year. The same 15 times this year he has won a set 6-0.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has also entered the third round.
At the same time, last year’s runner-up in men’s singles Stefanos Tsitsipas has also entered the third round. He defeated Czech qualifier Zdenek Kolar 6-3 7-6 (8) 6-7 (3) 7-6 (7) in the second round.
Daniil Medvedev defeated the Serbian player in the second round on Thursday.
World number two Daniil Medvedev advanced to the third round of the French Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 win against Serbian Laslo Jere on Thursday.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal also reached the third round in the men’s singles
Nadal-Djokovic may clash in the pre-quarters
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have also reached the third round in men’s singles. If both win their respective matches, then both of them can face in the pre-quarterfinals. Djokovic defeated Alex Molcan 6-2, 6-3, 7(7)-6(4) in the second round. Now they will have to face Bade. Djokovic is the defending champion. He has entered the French Open to equal Nadal by winning his 21st Grand Slam. So far, he has won the Australian Open 8 times, French Open 2 times, Wimbledon Open 6 times and US Open 3 times in 20 Grand Slams.
At the same time, 5th seed Rafael Nadal defeated C Moutet 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 to enter the third round. He is up against Dutch player B van Dey. Nadal is eyeing the 22nd Grand Slam. Nadal has so far won 13 French Open, 2 Australian Open, 2 Wimbledon Open and 4 US Open. He started the year with the Australian Open title. At the same time, he won the French Open for the last time in 2020.