Iga Swiatek will play in the Miami final against Naomi Osaka


the polish Iga Swiatek beat the Americans on Thursday Jessica Pegula and will face the Japanese in the Miami final on Saturday Naomi Osaka.

Swiateknumber 2 in the world, beat Pegulain position 21 of WTA6-2 and 7-5 in an hour and 48 minutes in the game that closed the day on Thursday in Miami.

20 years old and recent winner of Indian Wells, Swiatek will be number 1 WTA when the list was updated on April 4 after the surprising Australian withdrawal Ashley Bartywhich topped the world rankings.

Swiatek will play for the Miami title against Osaka, formerly number 1 and beating Swiss Belinda Bencic 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 this morning in a two-hour game.

After a lackluster passing to Indian Wells, when he said goodbye to the second round and cried over a fan’s insult, Osaka returned to play his best tennis in Miami and will fight this Saturday for the first title of his career. on Florida cement.

He was moved by the end of the game, happy to play the final again more than a year after the last time after going through a very difficult moment on the psychological level.

Osaka became the lowest ranked player (currently number 77) to reach the final in Miami. The previous record was owned by Belgian Kim Clijsters (number 38), who finished lifting the trophy in 2005.

Source: La Verdad


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