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Who is Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove? Everything you need to know about Iga Swiatek's Wimbledon 2022 opponent

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Iga Swiatek will continue her quest for Wimbledon 2022 victory on Thursday afternoon when she takes on Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove of the Netherlands in a second-round Women's Singles clash.

The Polish superstar cruised past Jana Fett in her first-round game and now faces another relative unknown in Pattinama Kerkhove.

Who is Swiatek's opponent for this second-round clash? Here is everything you need to know about Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove.

Who is Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove?

Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove is far from a household name and heads into this daunting clash with little Grand Slam pedigree to show for her career to date.

The 30-year-old has made just three Grand Slam appearances as a singles player, having notched up a second-round appearance at Wimbledon in 2021 to add to first-round defeats at the 2017 US Open and 2019 Wimbledon championships.

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The World No.138 has a much better pedigree when it comes to her Grand Slam doubles results, having made ten Grand Slam appearances, reaching the second round on three occasions.

This will be Pattinama Kerkhove's biggest test to date though as she prepares to take on the unflappable Iga Swiatek.

Where to Watch Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove vs Iga Swiatek

British tennis fans will be able to watch Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove vs Iga Swiatek live on BBC One. Wimbledon 2022 games will be available on the BBC Red Button throughout the day.

Those with a TV license will be able to stream the game on the go through the BBC iPlayer app.

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