This Saturday Wheelchair tennisplayer Diede de Groot achieved het fourteenth singles grandslamtitel. The 25 year old dutch defeated the Japanese Yui Kamiji in the Roland Garros singles final in two straight sets: 6-4 6-1.
Last year the number 1 and 2 in the ranking also battled it out in the final in Paris. Also then De Groot won the match: 6-4 6-3.
De Groot hasn’t lost a match since februari 2021. Her victory in de final at Roland Garros means het 50th win in a row. Last year De Groot won all grandslam tournaments and the paralympic title, which completed the so called golden grand slam. De Groot was the first female tennis player to accomplish the golden slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.
Esther Vergeer remains the most succesfull wheelchair tennisplayer of all time with 21 singles grandslam titels.