Iga Swiatek claims second career title with Adelaide International crown


French Open champion Iga Swiatek breezed previous second seed Belinda Bencic 6-2 6-2 within the Adelaide International closing on Saturday to assert the second title of her career.

Swiatek shot out of relative obscurity final 12 months when she grew to become the youngest lady to win the Roland Garros title since Monica Seles in 1992.

The Pole confirmed once more why she is so extremely rated with an excellent week in Adelaide. The 19-year-old didn’t drop a set all through the WTA 500 match and misplaced solely 22 video games in all.

Swiatek went forward 3-2 within the opening set of the ultimate and broke Bencic’s serve when the Swiss double-faulted thrice earlier than switching gears to achieve the early benefit within the contest at Memorial Drive Park.

The fifth seed then surged forward 3-1 within the second set earlier than closing out a cushty victory.

World quantity 18 Swiatek fired 22 winners and made solely six unforced errors within the match.


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