Swiatek defeated Sabalenka and achieved a historic qualification for the final

Swiatek defeated Sabalenka and achieved a historic qualification for the final

Iga Swiatek made history this Thursday after beating Aryna Sabalenka in the semifinal. The Polish, number one in the world, lifted a set against and became the first tennis player from her country to qualify for the final of the US Open.

The last Roland Garros champion beat the Belarusian, six in the world ranking, on the center court of Flushing Meadows by a score of 3-6, 6-1 and 6-4. She will be measuring herself for the title against the Tunisian Ons Jabeur, who left the French Caroline Garcia on the way.

Swiatek was surprised by a Sabalenka, who broke her rival three times in the first set. However, the Pole reacted and thus surpassed the Belarusian tennis player, who lost a Grand Slam semifinal for the third time.

The number one in the world woke up and showed her best tennis in the second episode. She chained eight points in a row and also broke her rival’s serve three times, who could not do anything.

Already in the last set, both tennis players left everything on the court and offered a real show to the spectators with great exchanges of blows and returning two breaks each.

However, the victory went to Swiatek, despite the fact that he was behind 3-4, but again he made the best of himself in adversity and far surpassed Sabalenka, to play for the title next Saturday and thus achieve his eighth victory. consecutively against rivals from the top 10 of the WTA.

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