Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Italian Open Semifinals LIVE: Iga Swiatek defeats Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets in Italian Open SEMIFINAL, enters her fifth straight WTA FINAL

- Advertisement -

Italian Open Semifinals LIVE – Iga Swiatek defeats Aryna Sabalenka – Iga Swiatek continues her dream run in 2022 as she entered her fifth straight final of the year by defeating Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets in Italian Open semifinal.  Seeking her eighth career title, the 20-year-old Polish star will face either Ons Jabeur or Daria Kasatkina in Sunday’s final. Follow Swiatek vs Sabalenka LIVE & Rome Masters LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

Italian Open Semifinals LIVE: Iga Swiatek defeats Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets in Italian Open SEMIFINAL, enters her fifth straight WTA FINAL

Italian Open 2022 LIVE – Semi-finals: Alexander Zverev to renew rivalry vs Stefanos Tsitsipas in epic Semi-final battle: Follow Tsitsipas vs Zverev LIVE Updates

With the win, Swiatek has now won her 27th straight match in the WTA tour. She is now one win away from breaking Serena Williams’ record of 27 consecutive matches from the 2014 WTA Finals through 2015 Madrid. Swiatek is now also the first player since Simona Halep in 2017 to make four WTA 1000 finals in a single season.

Swiatek started dominating the game right from the  beginning as she broke Sabalenka in her first two service games to build a 3-1 lead.From then on, it was a one-sided contest as Sabalenka managed to win only one more set, with Swiatek closing out the set 6-2.

Italian Open Semifinals LIVE: Iga Swiatek defeats Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets in Italian Open SEMIFINAL, enters her fifth straight WTA FINAL
Italian Open Semifinals LIVE: Iga Swiatek defeats Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets in Italian Open SEMIFINAL, enters her fifth straight WTA FINAL

In the second set, Swiatek jumped out to a 4-0 lead before Sabalenka snapped her run of seven games to hold. Down 4-1, Sabalenka received a medical timeout during the changeover. Swiatek held on the resumption and closed out the win by breaking Sabalenka for the sixth time on the day.

Italian Open Semifinals LIVE: Iga Swiatek defeats Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets in Italian Open SEMIFINAL, enters her fifth straight WTA FINAL

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -