Make that 30 in a row for Iga Swiatek.
The top-ranked Swiatek routed Alison Riske 6-0, 6-2 to reach the third round of the French Open.
It’s the longest winning streak in women’s tennis since Serena Williams won 34 in a row in 2013.
The 2020 French Open champion compiled a 23-6 edge in winners over her 43rd-ranked American opponent.
The 20-year-old Polish player hasn’t lost in more than three months.
Iga Świątek continue tranquillement son chemin.
Elle passe au troisième tour de #RolandGarros et signe en même temps sa trentième victoire d’affilée sur le circuit. pic.twitter.com/GMRnwSwGL6
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 26, 2022
On the men’s side, 12th-seeded Hubert Hurkacz beat Marco Cecchinato 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the third round.
Elsewhere, Madison Keys advanced to the third round at Roland Garros after beating Caroline Garcia 6-4, 7-6 (3).
The 2017 U.S. Open runner-up relied on her dominant serve to get past her French opponent on Court Philippe Chatrier.Advertisement
The 22nd-seeded American will next face 16th-seeded Elena Rybakina, the only woman with more aces than Keys this season.
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Keys at one point got her necklace stuck in her hair so chair umpire Jaume Campistol helped her untangle it.Advertisement
Keys is making her 10th appearance at the French Open and reached the semifinals four years ago.
No. 3 Paula Badosa has become the first woman seeded in the top 10 to reach the third round at Roland Garros this year.
Badosa went down a break to open the third set of her match against 68th-ranked Kaja Juvan before regrouping to grab four games in a row and was on her way to a 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 victory at Court Suzanne Lenglen that took more than two hours.
Badosa’s best showing at a Grand Slam tournament was a quarterfinal appearance at the 2021 French Open.
She will face No. 29 Veronika Kudermetova next.
All five of the women seeded in the top 10 and placed on the bottom half of the draw are already out of the field. Badosa is in the top half, where No. 8 Karolina Pliskova lost earlier Thursday.
French Open 2022: Simona Halep loses in 2nd roundAdvertisement
Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep is out of the French Open in the second round.
Chinese teenager Qinwen Zheng pulled off the 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 upset of the 2018 Roland Garros champion at Court Simonne-Mathieu.Advertisement
The 74th-ranked Zheng amassed 27 winners to Halep’s nine to earn a trip to the third round on her French Open debut.
The 19th-seeded Halep was looking for her 21st win of the season. The 2019 Wimbledon champion had beaten Zheng in Melbourne in January.
Sabalenka sharp in win over BrengleAdvertisement
Aryna Sabalenka needed just 62 minutes to beat Madison Brengle 6-1, 6-3 and advance to the third round at Roland Garros for the third straight year
No. 7 Sabalenka is one of just three top-10 women’s seeds remaining. No. 1 Iga Swiatek and No. 3 Paula Badosa are the othersAlso ReadWatch: Jannik Sinner wins a 46-shot rally against Tommy PaulNovak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz set to meet again in group stage of Dav...Does Steffi Graf ever age? Husband Andre Agassi has the perfect reply'Never been friends, never been close to Roger Federer': Novak Djokovic s...
The 24-year-old Belarusian reached the semifinals of both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open last year.