Iga Swiatek tasted defeat for the first time since February 16 as both her extraordinary winning streak and Wimbledon campaign came to an end. The world number one arrived on Court 1 to face Alize Cornet on a run of 37 straight victories, reeling off six tournaments including the French Open in the process to establish herself as the dominant force in the women’s game. While Swiatek has swatted aside all before her in recent months, there have been signs of vulnerability this week.
Incoming Arsenal signing Gabriel Jesus will score more goals than new Tottenham forward Richarlison. Both teams were interested in both players, with Spurs withdrawing their interest in Jesus and Richarlison reportedly opting against joining Arsenal. Richarlison has joined Spurs in a deal worth up to £60million, while Jesus is set to be announced as a £45m Gunners signing.
Serena Williams did not get the Wimbledon comeback that she was wanting as she was beaten by relative unknown Harmony Tan in the first round. "There's definitely lots of motivation to get better and to play at home."