Iga Swiatek vs Karolina Muchova: Iga Swiatek will face an unseeded opponent, Karolina Muchova, in the final of the French Open on Saturday (June 10) on Court Philippe-Chatrier.
The top-ranked Pole knocked out Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-2, 7-6 (7) in the semi-final and it was her toughest match in the tournament. Swiatek can become the third woman since 2000 to win three Roland Garros after Serena Williams and Martina Hingis. And Swiatek, 22, can even become the youngest woman to win a total of four Slams since Williams in 2002.
Though fans rather wanted to watch Iga Swiatek versus Aryna Sabalenka in the final, Karolina Muchova poured water into that plan by shocking the Belarusian in what was one of the most thrilling matches of the Roland Garros. The Sabalenka-Swiatek would have been the first No.1 vs No.1 match at the ongoing tournament since Williams beat Maria Sharapova in the 2013 final.
Muchova clinched the semifinals victory with the 7-6(7-5), 6-7(5-7), 7-5 win over Sabalenka. The 26-year-old Muchova became the first player in the tournament to take a set off the powerful Sabalenka and after rallying from down 5-2 in the final set, she crushed the dream of the World No.2 of lifting another Slam this year. Also Read: Carlos Alcaraz vs Novak Djokovic Match prediction, head-to-head, preview, and live telecast | French Open 2023
Iga Swiatek vs Karolina Muchova match details
- Tournament: 2023 French Open
- Date: Saturday, June 10
- Venue: Paris, France
- Surface: Outdoor clay
- Round: Final
- Category: Grand Slam
- Prize money: €49,600,000
Iga Swiatek vs Karolina Muchova head-to-head
Karolina Muchova and Iga Swiatek met just once but it’s the former who emerged victorious. In the Prague Open, the Czech player downed Swiatek 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. But that was in 2019 when both of them were not that much accomplished. Also Read: Djokovic Books Spot In 34th Slam Final
Iga Swiatek vs Karolina Muchova prediction
Swiatek is in red-hot form in her favorite tournament. So far, she hasn’t dropped a set and easily went past her opponents, including clinching a double bagel in the third-round match against Wang Xinyu.
Though Muchova is unseeded, she is considered a dangerous one while heading into the tournament and proved it after beating Sabalenka. It will be the biggest upset of the year if she beats Swiatek but judging the Pole’s game and her movement, big serve, and elegant game on the red dirt- her comfort zone, she can be crowned as the 2023 Roland Garros champion.
Prediction: Swiatek in three sets.
Iga Swiatek’s last three matches
- French Open 2023: Semifinals- Swiatek beat Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-2, 7-6(9-7).
- French Open 2023: Quarterfinals- Swiatek beat Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-2.
- French Open 2023: Fourth round- Swiatek beat Lesia Tsurenko 5-1 (Walkover)
Karolina Muchova’s last three matches
- French Open 2023: Semifinals- Muchova beat Aryna Sabalenka 7-6(7-5), 6-7(5-7), 7-5.
- French Open 2023: Quarterfinals- Muchova beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-2.
- French Open 2023: Fourth round- Muchova beat Elina Avanesyan 6-4, 6-3.
Iga Swiatek vs Karolina Muchova live telecast
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- UK- Eurosport
- India- Sony Ten
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