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Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek WINS fifth straight WTA title in 2022, defeats Ons Jabeur in straight sets in Italian Open Final

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Italian Open FINALS LIVE: World No.1 Iga Swiatek won her fifth consecutive title in 2022 as she defeated Ons Jabeur 6-2, 6-2 in the final of Italian Open on Sunday. With the win, Swiatek has won her 28th consecutive match in the year and surpassed Serens Williams’ tally of 27 wins. Follow Swiatek vs Jabeur LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

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The Polish World No.1 started dominating the match right from the word go as she broke Jabeur in the very second game of the first set. There were moments when Jabeur managed to make inroads in the contest, but her attempts were thwarted by Swiatek as she gained full control of the match.

After breaking Jabeur in her first service game, Swiatek continued to take hold of the proceedings as she broke her for the second time in the set to take an easy 6-2 victory. In the second set too Swiatek broke Jabeur early and was cruising with a 4-1 lead. However, Jabeur managed to clinch a break of serve in the match at 4-1 in the second set to trail 2-4. Swiatek held serve in the next game and then broke Jabeur for the final time in the match to successfully defend her Rome title.

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek WINS fifth straight WTA title in 2022, defeats Ons Jabeur in straight sets in Italian Open Final
Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek WINS fifth straight WTA title in 2022, defeats Ons Jabeur in straight sets in Italian Open Final

She is the ninth player to win back-to-back titles in Rome and the third-youngest player to capture two titles in Rome, older only than Chris Evert and Gabriela Sabatini. Swiatek is also just the second player to ever win four or more WTA 1000 titles in a single season, after Serena Williams won five in 2013.

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek WINS fifth straight WTA title in 2022, defeats Ons Jabeur in straight sets in Italian Open Final

 

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