French Open 2020: Women’s Final Winner, Score and Twitter Reaction | Bleacher Report

Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in two sets, 6-4, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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The newest star in women’s tennis finished off her dominant run at the French Open with a straight-set win in the women’s singles final. 

Iga Swiatek became the first Polish woman to win a Grand Slam title by defeating Sofia Kenin, 6-4, 6-1, inside Court Philippe-Chatrier Saturday. 

Swiatek was tested for parts of the first set by the 21-year-old American, but she faced little difficulty while closing out the victory in the second set. 

The 19-year-old became the first woman to win the French Open without dropping a set since Justine Henin in 2007, per WTA Insider: 

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Women’s Super League: West Ham United 0-1 Reading: Lauren Bruton scores winner for visitors

Reading registered their second Women’s Super League win of the season as a goal by Lauren Bruton proved enough to beat West Ham at Dagenham.

Burton forced the ball home from Natasha Harding’s cross after Reading had lost Fara Williams to injury.

West Ham went close to an equaliser after the break when Adriana Leon’s effort was tipped onto the post.

Keeper Grace Moloney excelled again by saving Kenza Dali’s penalty after she was adjudged to have fouled Leon.

The home side brought in Kate Longhurst and Emily van Egmond after a 9-1 home defeat by Arsenal in their most recent game on 12 September.

And they made a bright start with Maz Pacheco, Leon and Longhurst all trying their luck in the early exchanges.

But Danielle Carter went close in reply and, after Williams went off to be replaced by Brooke Chaplen, they took the lead when Bruton scored

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UKG Named 2020 Top Companies for Women Technologists Winner by AnitaB.org

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, announced today that the company has been named the 2020 Top Companies for Women Technologists Winner by AnitaB.org in the category of 1,000–10,000 technical employees. The national program recognizes companies building workplaces where women can thrive in technology, and UKG was named the Winner for having the highest overall score of any company with a medium-sized technical workforce.

“What an incredible honor to be named the #1 medium-sized company by AnitaB.org Top Companies for Women Technologists,” said Dave Almeda, chief people officer at UKG. “AnitaB.org is an amazing organization dedicated to growing the impacts of women in technology by connecting, informing, and inspiring them. We are proud of our programs developed to support equality and will continue to do our part to ensure a more diverse and inclusive industry and society,

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Sam Mewis goal video: US star scores Man City FA Cup semis winner

Manchester City Women’s American duo is starting to make an impact.

Sam Mewis scored what wound up being the game-winner, while Rose Lavelle played her first minutes for the club in a 2-1 triumph over Arsenal in the Women’s FA Cup semifinals on Thursday. Man City will play Everton, a 3-0 semifinal winner over Birmingham City, in the Nov. 1 final at Wembley Stadium. These matches mark the completion of the 2019-20 tournament, which had been suspended as a result of the pandemic. The 2020-2021 competition is currently in the qualifying-round stages.

For Man City to reach the final, Mewis broke a 1-1 deadlock at the 40-minute mark, pouncing on a loose ball in the Arsenal box to complete a sequence that she started. 

Mewis’s finish followed a superb goal by Jordan Nobbs, which had brought Arsenal level after Steph Houghton’s opener on an excellent free kick.

Lavelle then entered

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Malaysia’s Nadiyah Shahab, Big Stage winner joins downsized K-Beauty show

K-Beauty lovers, rejoice! Beauty series “Get It Beauty On The Road” returns to Malaysia next week for its third season. 

Expect bite-sized episodes, new hosts, and fresh tips and tricks suitable for our tropical climate when the show airs on Astro Ria and tvN Oct. 5. Actress Nadiyah Shahab and 2019 Big Stage winner Jang Han-byul will also grace the downsized show to share their personal take on all things beauty and lifestyle. 

The duo will co-host the six-episode series along with original hosts Kim Jung-min, who is a popular South Korean TV personality, and Kim Ki-soo, who is a comedian-turned-vlogger. 

The COVID-19 pandemic had affected the production of the third season, shortening episode durations from 30 minutes to just seven minutes. Filming also had to be done separately in South Korea and Malaysia, respectively. 

Nadiyah Shahab (center) with eight fans. Photo: tvN Asia

During a Q&A session pre-recorded

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