Novak Djokovic needed 4 hours and 29 minutes to reach the round of 16 at Roland Garros last morning after being forced to the fifth set by Lorenzo Musetti.

Hours later, at the Philippe Chatrier, the same court that Djokovic had played, Iga Swiatek moved to the quarterfinals of the tournament after crushing Anastasia Potapova, by a double 6-0, in just 40 minutes.

Potapova was the one who always beat me when I was little

Every Swiatek

Iga repeats the double rosco from last year’s third round with China’s Xinyu Wang. Before her, only Gabriela Sabatini (1992-1993) and Mary Pierce (1993-94) had achieved such a large score in two consecutive editions of the French Open.

It is the eighth 6-0 of the world number 1 this season and the thirty-first in the last year and a half for a total of 90.

Grand Slam 24

WTA Finals 4

WTA 1000 24

WTA 500 7

WTA 250 6

Billie Jean King Cup 6

ITF 19

His tyranny finds no comparison. From the beginning of 2022, has inflicted 6-0 or 6-1 in more than 49 percent of the matches played.

Swiatek, champion of the last two editions of Roland Garros, has 16 consecutive wins without failure on the clay court tour that has allowed her to win the Mutua Madrid Open, Rome and reach the penultimate round of the clay court. .

The Pole, at 22 years old, boasts a privileged concentration worked since his formative time with his psychologist, Daria Abramowicz. “I try not to lose concentration at any time,” confesses the best tennis player on the planet.

The shortest matches in Swiatek’s career

Roland Garros 2024 against Anastasia Potapova 40 minutes

Roland Garros 2019 against Simona Halep 45 minutes

Rome 2021 vs Karolina Pliskova 46 minutes

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