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Hello Paris, meet unstoppable Pole

Iga Swiatek has five consecutive tournament wins under her belt. PHOTO: AFP
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In December 1984, a season of genius folds. Martina Navratilova hasn't lost since January but all brilliance finally breaks. After 74 consecutive wins she loses to Helena Sukova at the Australian Open.

"How important is anything?", Navratilova wonders. "It hurts, but I'll get over it."

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