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Former World No. 1 tennis payer Garbine Muguruza has progressed to the third round of ongoing French Open tournament after defeating World No. 45 Johanna Larsson with a margin of 6-4 6-1 in the second round at Suzanne Lenglen court on Wednesday. Speaking about her great win in the tournament, Muguruza said, “I’m very happy, it’s another win in a Grand Slam. It’s a special tournament for me”.

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Muguruza started her game vigorously at the beginning against the Swedish player as she was hardly giving any chance to the opponent to break her serve as a result she wrapped up the game very easily. Earlier at the time of Hopman Cup 2019, Muguruza lost the three sets game against Angelique Kerber of Germany.

In the last year’s edition of French Open Muguruza performed very well as she had defeated top-ranked players including Svetlana Kuznetsova, Fiona Ferro, Sam Stosur, Lesia Tsurenko, and top-ranked Maria Sharapova to clinch her spot in semi-finals of the game but it all went in vain as she faced a major defeat by defending champion Simona Halep at last. Earlier in 2017, Muguruza cinched the biggest title of her career in Wimbledon Cup after defeating 10th seeded Venus Williams in the finals before toppling over previous year’s runner-up as well as world No. 1, Angelique Kerber in the straight sets. 

Notably, female tennis champion Muguruza came into limelight after her exceptional performance in Australia Open 2014 against World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki as she edged past the star Danish player with ultimate ground-breaks and aggressive style of playing. After that win, it was no looking back for the Spaniard as she won many great titles in her later on seasons.

The 25-year-old young gun will next face the ninth seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the third round at French Open. Svitolina has advanced to the next round of the grand tournament without even hitting the ball as her opponent in the second match Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova pulled out from the game due to severe intercostal pain.

Now it will be interesting to see that who will grab the crown of French Open 2019 in upcoming weeks.

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