Europe 1 with AFP 6:45 p.m., July 2, 2022

The French Alizé Cornet, 37th in the world, achieved the feat of beating the world number 1 Iga Swiatek, this Saturday in the 3rd round of Wimbledon, thus ending the series of 37 consecutive victories of the Pole.

She joins Australian Ajla Tomljanovic, 44th in the world, in the round of 16.

Alizé Cornet, 37th in the world, achieved the feat of beating the world number 1 Iga Swiatek, this Saturday in the 3rd round of Wimbledon, thus ending the series of 37 consecutive victories of the Pole.

The French won in two sets (6-4, 6-2).

Next match against Australian Ajla Tomljanovic

The 32-year-old Frenchwoman will face in the round of 16 the Australian Ajla Tomljanovic, 44th in the world, winner of the Czech Barbora Krejcikova, 13th in the world.

Iga Swiatek had not lost a match since her elimination in the second round in Dubai in February and had won the six tournaments she has played since: Doha, Indian Wells and Miami on hard, Stuttgart, Rome and Roland-Garros on clay beaten.

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