Kenin, Swiatek ease into Roland Garros last 32

Defending champion Iga Swiatek eased into the Roland Garros third round on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson.

The eighth-seeded Pole goes on to face Estonian 30th seed Anett Kontaveit for a place in the last 16.

Swiatek hasn’t dropped a set at Roland Garros in her last nine matches.

Fourth seed and 2020 runner-up Sofia Kenin also reached the last 32 with a 7-5, 6-3 win over qualifier and fellow American Hailey Baptiste.

Kenin, beaten by Iga Swiatek in last year’s final, goes on to face American 28th seed Jessica Pegula who defeated Tereza Martincova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3.

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