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Swiatek wins 6-0 6-0 in 40 minutes to reach Paris quarters

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Iga Swiatek took just 40 minutes to register a crushing 6-0 6-0 win over Anastasia Potapova and reach the French Open quarter-finals.

The two-time defending champion showed why she is the overwhelming favourite for the title with a relentlessly dominant performance.

Top seed Swiatek won 48 points – against 10 won by world number 41 Potapova – and did not face a single break point.

It was the quickest win of Swiatek’s career – and the second shortest completed match at Roland Garros after Steffi Graf’s 32-minute triumph over Natasha Zvereva in the 1988 final.”It went pretty quickly,” Swiatek said.

“I was really focused and in the zone. I wasn’t looking at the score, so I continued working on my game.”

She will face Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova next after the Czech ended Serb qualifier Olga Danilovic’s run in a 6-4 6-2 victory.

US Open winner Coco Gauff made light work of Italy’s Elisabetta Cocciaretto, winning 6-1 6-2 to set up a quarter-final meeting with eighth seed Ons Jabeur, who beat Denmark’s Clara Tauson 6-4 6-4.

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