November 28, 2022



Swiatek eases into US Open second spherical


World No 1 Iga Swiatek breezed into the second of the US Open on Tuesday with a straight units victory over Italy’s Jasmine Paolini.

The Polish prime seed, who has by no means gone previous the fourth spherical in New York, wrapped up a 6-3, 6-0 in 1hr 7min on the Louis Armstrong Stadium.

Swiatek, the reigning French Open champion, will face both Belgium’s Greet Minnen or 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens within the second spherical.

Swiatek took management of Tuesday’s contest early within the first set, grabbing service breaks within the third and fifth video games to race right into a 4-1 lead.

Though Paolini rallied to interrupt again to 4-2, the Italian was damaged once more as Swiatek opened up a 5-2 lead.

Swiatek suffered one other break as she served for the set, however broke again instantly to clinch the opener 6-3.

Paolini’s resistance crumbled within the second set, with Swiatek dominating her opponent to attain three breaks to clinch victory.

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