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Iga asserts No. 1 status with win over Andreescu

Updated on: 14 May,2022 07:53 AM IST  |  Rome
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Swiatek slowly wore Andreescu down in a lengthy first set as she dictated the tiebreaker by moving her opponent from side to side

Iga asserts No. 1 status with win over Andreescu

Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates a point against Canada's Bianca Andreescu during their quarter finals match at the WTA Rome Open tennis tournament on May 13, 2022 at Foro Italico in Rome. Pic/AFP


If there were any lingering questions about who is the new dominant force in women’s tennis, Iga Swiatek put that to rest with a 7-6 (2), 6-0 victory over 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu on Friday to reach the Italian Open semi-finals and extend her winning streak to 26 matches.

Swiatek slowly wore Andreescu down in a lengthy first set as she dictated the tiebreaker by moving her opponent from side to side.




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