The best female tennis player in the world, Polish athlete Iga Świątek won against Aryna Sabalenka 3-6 6-1 6-4, in their US Open semi-final on Thursday. The victory earned her a spot in the tournament finals.
After the first set, the world number one began to swing more freely in the second and third sets, matching the Belarusian player’s power. Iga Świątek will now face Ons Jabeur.
“I needed to go all in to change the momentum,” Iga told reporters after the match.
💪🏼Keep believing. Keep fighting. Keep improving. What a night, What a feeling. See you in the @usopen final!— Iga Świątek (@iga_swiatek) September 9, 2022
💪🏼Nie przestawaj wierzyć. Nie przestawaj walczyć. Nie przestawaj pracować. Co za wieczór...Widzimy się w finale US Open! pic.twitter.com/d9qWFVmWET
“I felt a huge difference between the first set and the last two. I'm pretty happy that I got my level of energy up a little bit,” she added.
Iga answers back in the second!— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 9, 2022
One set will to decide the winner of this semifinal. pic.twitter.com/ay1l7W3hP8