Iga Swiatek has a tough match against Canada’s Bianca Andreescu in straight sets (6-3, 7-6(1)) in their third round duel at the WTA 1000 in Indian Wells. The Pole competes in the round of 16 with the British Emma Raducanu.
A real match to reach the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open. Every Swiatek He jumped back onto the slopes after his debut in Indian Wells with full power, losing only one game to the American Liu. The Pole, the current defending champion, is looking to further extend her lead as the women’s division leader. by your side, Bianca Andreescu he wanted to provide the big surprise of the day, to continue to advance in a race where he knew how to be the champion in the 2019 version. The Canadian had just defeated the American Peyton Stearns in a close match.
They only had one previous clash between them Swiatek leads the record 1-o. The only duel took place in the quarterfinals of WTA Rome 2021, where the Pole won in straight sets.
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Andreescu got off to a surprising start by scoring a quick break in the first set of the match. Despite the initial surprise, Swiatek would get the break back in the next game. The Pole had to save three break points in the fifth game, and later, with a boost of confidence, he broke for a 4-2 lead. Iga ended the first set with a score of 6-3.
The second batch would bring with it an irregularity that is difficult to explain. Swiatek was assigned from the beginning with the new break to take a lot of control of the development. However, Andreescu quickly went on a four-game winning streak in a row with 4-2 scores. When everything seemed to be going in the third, the Pole also signed two breaks in a row, leaving 5-4 and serve. But Bianca did her best to even the score. In the defining tiebreak Swiatek made a clear difference and won it with a 7-1 final.