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Iga Świątek's loss, second round of elections in France. 5 things you need to know on Sunday

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In the third round of Wimbledon, Iga Świątek lost to Yulia Putintseva and was eliminated from the tournament. Two fatal accidents on Polish lakes – a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old drowned. The second round of elections to the National Assembly begins in France. Here are five things to know on Sunday, July 7.

1. Iga Świątek eliminated from Wimbledon

Despite great expectations, Iga Świątek will not achieve success on the Wimbledon courts again this year. The Polish tennis player lost to Yulia Putintsev representing Kazakhstaną 6-3, 1-6, 2-6 in the 3rd round of the Grand Slam tournament in London.

Iga Świątek admitted after the match that she had not rested properly after the victorious Roland Garros on June 8. – I know what I did wrong and I will not make that mistake again – emphasized the world ranking leader.

From April 25 to June 8, Świątek played as many as 19 matches. She won all of them, which allowed her to triumph in tournaments in Madrid, Rome and the French Open in Paris, played on the Roland Garros courts. Earlier, in 2013, American Serena Williams had achieved such a “hat-trick”.

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2. Tragic rest by the water

A 17-year-old girl in Skorzęcin (Greater Poland) drowned after she jumped from a water bike into the lake without a life jacket. Junior cadet Łukasz Kędziora from the press team of the Greater Poland police reported that the accident occurred at around 4 p.m. – She was fished out by WOPR rescuers. Resuscitation was attempted, but unfortunately to no avail – he said.

17-year-old girl jumped off water bike. She's deadTVN24

3. Death of a 12-year-old

Another tragic accident occurred on Wióry Reservoir (Świętokrzyskie Province). Initial police findings indicate that a 12-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man fell from a mattress into the water when they collided with a scooter while turning. The child was resuscitated, but his life could not be saved..

– During a U-turn or turn, the jet ski probably hit another vehicle. The child and the man fell into the water. They were immediately pulled out and resuscitation of the boy was started. A helicopter of the Air Ambulance Service landed, but the child's life could not be saved – said the policeman.

12-year-old drowns after falling from a mattress pulled by a jet skiTVN24

4. Drunk driver arrested after boy's death

In Borzęcin Duży (Mazowsze), a drunk 26-year-old drove a speeding car into two teenagers on bikes. One of them, a 12-year-old, died on the spot, the other was taken to hospital. The perpetrator did not flee the scene of the accident and after the police arrived at the scene, it was found that he had almost three per mille of alcohol in his exhaled air.

The court in Pruszków imposed a three-month temporary arrest on the perpetrator of the accident, the spokesman for the District Prosecutor's Office in Warsaw, Piotr Skiba, told PAP on Saturday.

An accident in the town of Borzęcin DużyTVN24

5. Second round of elections to the National Assembly in France

Sunday is the second round elections to the National Assembly in France. They were convened by President Macron after the European Parliament elections, which were won by the National Rally, a far-right party. Marine Le Pen.

The last polls indicate that although Marine Le Pen and Jordan Bardella, her 28-year-old protégé, who is officially at the head of an anti-European and anti-immigration group, are still convinced that they will manage to win an independent parliamentary majority, it is more likely that they will introduce around 200 deputies to parliament and then they will have no chance of taking control of France, because even in a potential coalition with smaller groups they will be short of the majority of 289 votes.

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