American tennis player Jessica Pegula defeated Poland’s Iga Swiatek 6-2, 6-2 in just 1h11 minutes of play in the first match of the United Cup series, putting the United States up 1-0 in the semifinals against Poland.
Jessica Pegula He spent 2022 where he managed to stay in the Top 5 of the world rankings and play at a very high level. Last season he became the champion Guadalajara WTA 1000, because that is its most important result. In addition, he finished in the series WTA 1000 Madrid. In addition, he reached the semifinals in Miami, Toronto and San Diego. His goal for 2023 is undoubtedly to reach the top of the world rankings. In the year United Cupled his nation to the semi-finals, winning over Laura Siegemund and Harriet Dartand his debut he fell with Peter Kvitov.
Every Swiatek he won 2022 with impeccable results that make him the best player of the moment. Last year, the world number one became a champion Doha, Indian Wells, Miami, Stuttgart, Roma, Roland Garros, US Open and San Diego. In addition, he played the final Ostrava. Among other very good weeks, he reached the semi-finals Adelaide, Australian Open and WTA Finals in Fort Worth. In his debut in 2023, the Pole hit Julia Putintseva, Belinda Bencic and Martina Trevisan.
Jessica Pegula and Iga Swiatek They faced each other between the first points of the series United States and Poland in the semifinals of the series United Cup.
The beginning of the match was hectic, both attacking returners and intercepting passes time and time again. But from that crazy start, the American emerged unscathed and with the points difference in his favour. After taking a very solid 5-1 lead, he remained calm, not desperate and went ahead 6-2 in 38 minutes.
In the second round, a reaction was expected from the Pole, but nothing happened. The world number 3 handled the match the way he wanted, it was played at his pace and he repeated it in numbers. Aggressive and powerful with his strikes, Pegula broke twice again to claim a masterful victory 6-2, 6-2 and 1h11m.