French Open 2020 - 'What a story' - Tennis world reacts to Iga Swiatek's Roland Garros 2020 glory
Iga Swiatek had little trouble in beating Sofia Kenin in straight sets, 6-4 6-1, to win the 2020 French Open and the world of tennis has hailed her incredible triumph. The 19-year-old became the first Pole to win a Grand Slam singles title and she emulated her hero Rafael Nadal in winning her first crown at the same age at Roland Garros.
Poland's Iga Swiatek kisses and celebrates with the Suzanne Lenglen trophy during the podium ceremony after winning the women's singles final tennis match against Sofia Kenin of the US, at the Philippe Chatrier court, on Day 14 of Roland Garros 2020
Stars from around the world of tennis and beyond have been reacting to Swiatek's incredible win, and the consensus is that a new sporting star has arrived.
The new tennis superstar from Warsaw remarkably did not drop a single set throughout the tournament and has become the youngest winner at Roland Garros since Monica Seles lifted the Suzanne Lenglen Cup in 1992.