The Latest: Australian champ Kenin cries after French loss

PARIS (AP) - The latest from the French Open (all local):
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19:30 o'clock
Sofia Kenin found out what it feels like to win a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open in February. Now she knows what it feels like to lose one.
While French Open champion Iga Swiatek conducted a television interview right after the title fight on Saturday, Kenin said: “I just sat on the bench and cried. Obviously I had a lot of emotions. I tried my best not to cry in speech and anything. "
Kenin, a 21-year-old who lives in Florida, was best on tour in the Grand Slam game 16-2 in 2020. In addition to the last games in Melbourne Park and in the USA, there was a fourth round at the US Open Roland Garros.
In her 6: 4: 6: 1 defeat by 19-year-old Swiatek, however, she was hampered by her left thigh.
Kenin injured himself during training last weekend and his leg hit again on Saturday.
"After the first set, I just felt so tight that I couldn't move," said Kenin.
She left the field for medical time out to wrap her leg while falling 2-1 in the second set and would not win another game.
"I wish I had held this beautiful trophy," she said afterwards. "Yeah, it's not easy to be there when you were so close to winning the title and you lost it."
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7:10 pm
Andreas Mies and Kevin Krawietz successfully defended their French Open double title by beating US Open champions Mate Pavic from Croatia and Bruno Soares from Brazil 6: 3, 7: 5.
The eighth German pair won on the second match point when Soares shoveled a forehand into the net.
Krawietz 'forehand winner brought the Germans 6-5 ahead and took a break against No. 7.
With Mies serving for the match, the duo missed a match point and saved two breakpoints before ending the win over Court Philippe Chatrier.
Mies fell on his back and Krawietz solemnly sank to his knees.
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6:10 p.m.
Dylan Alcott of Australia defeated Andy Lapthorne of Great Britain 6-2, 6-2 and won the French Open quad wheelchair title for the second time.
Alcott broke Lapthorne's serve six times on the way to his 11th major title.
But another meeting between the top two seeds was much closer.
The Dutch couple with the first seeds Diede de Groot and Aniek van Koot defeated the Japanese Yui Kamiji from Japan and Jordanne Whiley from Great Britain 7: 6 (2), 3: 6, 10: 8 on their third match point and won the women's wheelchair doubles title for the third time in a row.
Kamiji won her fourth French Open title in wheelchair singles on Friday.
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5:40 pm
Dominic Stephan Stricker won the boys' doubles title and got a French Open doubles after winning the singles before.
He teamed up with Flavio Cobolli from Italy and the third pair won against Bruno Oliveria with eight seeds and Natan Rodrigues from Brazil with 6-2, 6-4.
The 18-year-old left-handed Stricker is the first Swiss player to have won a major boys' individual title since 2003, when Stan Wawrinka won at Roland Garros.
There was another success for Italy when Eleonora Alvisi and Lisa Pigato won the girls' doubles.
The unoccupied pair defeated the Russians Maria Bondarenko and Diana Shnaider 7: 6 (3) and 6: 4.
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17 o'clock
Teen Iga Swiatek is the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam title after beating fourth Sofia Kenin 6: 4, 6: 1 in the French Open final.
19-year-old Swiatek did so without dropping a sentence.
Kenin wanted to win her second big title of the year after winning the Australian Open. She left the field for a few minutes on medical time out 2-1 and came back with her left thigh heavily buckled.
Swiatek broke it for a 3-1 lead and secured a love hold for 4-1.
She won on her first match point with a forehand winner to the left of the field, which flew past Kenin.
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4 p.m.
Polish teenage girl Iga Swiatek won the first set 6-4 against fourth Sofia Kenin in the French Open final.
The 19-year-old Swiatek took a 3-0 lead on Court Philippe Chatrier in sunny but slightly cool weather before Kenin came back 3-3.
Both are in the finals at Roland Garros for the first time.
Kenin wants to win her second big title of the year after winning the Australian Open.
Swiatek wants to be the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam title.
One of her drop shots in game seven was so good that Kenin turned his back on her and didn't even bother chasing him.
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3:15 p.m.
The final of the women's French Open between fourth-placed American Sofia Kenin and unset teenage girl Iga Swiatek began on Court Philippe Chatrier.
Kenin wants to win her second big title of the year after winning the Australian Open.
19-year-old Swiatek wants to be the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam title.
The 54th Swiatek is the second lowest woman to have reached the final in Paris since the WTA rankings were introduced in 1975.
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3 pm.
The third-placed Elsa Jacquemot defeated Alina Charaeva 4: 6, 6: 4, 6: 2 and won the girls' title at the French Open.
17-year-old Jacquemot is the first French girl to win a junior title since Kristina Mladenovic won at Roland Garros in 2009.
Jacquemot sealed the victory on her first match point after a double fault by the Russian who was not seeded.
“To win Roland Garros as a French player is something crazy. I have no words, ”said Jacquemot.
Charaeva's voice broke with emotion as she spoke after the match.
"I hope to be able to come back as a professional next year," she said.
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2 p.m.
The Briton Alfie Hewett defeated the Belgian Joachim Gerard 6: 4, 4: 6, 6: 3 and won the French Open wheelchair title for the second time.
The 22-year-old Hewett now has four big titles after winning the US Open twice.
“I want to congratulate Jo and your team. I know it shouldn't be today, but congratulations. It was a tough final, "said Hewett after winning on Court Suzanne Lenglen in 2 hours and 36 minutes." Hope to have a good pizza to celebrate tonight ... I think me and my left shoulder are ready for a break. "
The high-ranking Hewett has reached the semifinals at both the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
Gerard, 31, played in his second grand final after losing in the Australian Open final four years ago.
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1:30 p.m.
Dominic Stephan Stricker defeated Leandro Riedi in a purely Swiss final and won the boys' title at the French Open.
He is the first Swiss player to have won a boys' title at a major tournament since the three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka at Roland Garros in 2003.
The knitter with the seventh seed broke Riedi's serve no.8 five times.
The 18-year-old left-hander faces a double triumph.
Later on Saturday he will play the boys' double finals with Flavio Cobolli from Italy.
You are third against Bruno Oliveria and Natan Rodrigues from Brazil.
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