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    Iga Swiatek has become the lowest-ranked women's finalist at the French Open since the WTA computer rankings began in 1975

    Iga Swiatek has become the lowest-ranked women's finalist at the French Open since the WTA computer rankings began in 1975


    The 54th-ranked teenager's beaten qualifier Nadia Podoroska in straight sets at Roland Garros.

    She'll face incumbent Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin who did likewise against Petra Kvitova.

    Swiatek listened to Guns N' Roses Welcome To The Jungle before stepping on court, where she duly produced plenty of fun and games.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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