“Couldn’t ask for a better champion,” Twitter explodes after Iga Swiatek’s historic Miami Open title win » FirstSportz
Iga Swiatek has come a long way since making her mark by winning the 2020 French Open at the tender age of 19. 19-year-old Swiatek inscribed her name in the hearts of tennis fans. Since then, The Pole has been enjoying a great 2022 season, conquering the Qatar Open and Indian Wells 2022.
Her fairytale run seemed endless as she defeated Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-0 in the final Miami Open Finals on Saturday, always just the fourth woman in WTA history to capture the ‘Sunshine Double’ in the same season and the first woman to earn the win of the year first three WTA 1000 titles. The Pole is on course to become the world’s No. 1 singles player, with a splash!
Iga Swiatek started to worry Naomi Osaka as the Japanese continued to hold in game one despite seven deuces and two break points saved. Osaka’s resistance didn’t last long as Swiatek clinched a break at 4-2 and calmly held that lead to win the opener. The second set was unremarkable since Swiatek beat the four-time Grand Slam championwho was just that second unseated wife to reach the Miami finals.
Iga Swiatek is now on a career-best 17-game winning streak
Swiatek, who is 20 years old, is currently at a career high Winning streak of 17 games. She has now joined Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki the only player to win three or more consecutive WTA 1000 championships in a single season after also winning Doha in February and Indian Wells in March. Wozniacki holds the record for longest winning streak in the WTA 1000 with five wins between late 2010 and early 2011.
A new No. 1 takes on the prestigious WTA Tour on Monday Iga Swiatek makes her debut at the top (the first Polish tennis player to accomplish the feat). With her ranking in the top 100 at the Miami Open in jeopardy, former world No. 1 Osaka is likely to bail out #77 through #36 by reaching the final.
Fans react to Poland’s historic triumph
Fans on Twitter are thrilled as their favorite Polish tennis nation defeats four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka to win the title.
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