Swiatek Meets Osaka in Miami Open Final

The 2022 Miami Open FINAL will feature a duel between Iga Swiatek and Naomi Osaka. Swiatek, a tennis player from Poland, will carry out a special mission regarding the defeat at the Canadian Open in 2019.

For the first time, Swiatek penetrated the Miami Open final. To be precise, after defeating the host tennis player, Jessica Pegula. Through a fierce match for 1 hour 48 minutes, Swiatek won in straight sets 6-2, 7-5.

The result made him unbeaten throughout the WTA 1000 tournament this season. He recorded a winning streak of 16 times.

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Swiatek also has the chance to claim a third consecutive WTA 1000 crown, having won the Doha Open and Indian Wells.

For Osaka, this final will also be the first at the Miami Open. In the semifinals, she successfully defeated Olympic champion Belinda Bencic (Switzerland), with a tight match in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.

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The Japanese tennis player had lost the first set, but was able to get back up in the next two. Osaka, who was previously eliminated at Indian Wells, is now able to show her confidence emotionally.

« I don’t feel like I can overcome him (Bencic). Somehow I managed to win. He’s an extraordinary player. I hope to meet him again, » concluded Osaka.

The match against Swiatek will be his fourth WTA 1000 final. Osaka is also aiming for her third title, after Indian Wells’ victories in 2019 and the 2019 China Open. (AFP/WTA/OL-11)