According to a Twitter account that focuses on revealing the «mathematics» behind tennis, Iga Swiatek won the most sets 6-0 since the start of the 2022 season. The Polish WTA world number one had won no less 20 sets of bagels so far.
📊 Number of 6/0s inflicted on major circuits since the start of the season…
🇵🇱 Each Swiatek – 20 🔥
🇺🇸 Norrie – 9
🇷🇺 Kasatkina – 7
🇷🇺 Kudermetova – 7
🇷🇺 Alexandrova – 6
🇷🇴 Bogdan – 6
Minaur’s 🇦🇺 – 6
🇺🇸 Raducanu – 6 pic.twitter.com/7eKFbngo3w — Game, Set and Mathematics (@JeuSetMaths) October 15, 2022
Swiatek won San Diego with a set of bagels
Even in the San Diego final, where Iga Swiatek faced Donna Vekic, the Pole finished the match with a set of bagels.
The final ended 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 for Swiatek. “I wanted to go all out,” Swiatek said of her strategy heading into the final set of the new WTA 500 event. “Knowing how well she can serve, I just wanted to relax more in my return games.
Not to think too much, use my intuition and fight for every ball.» Also, Swiatek talked about his overall performance in the match. «It was a really tough match,» said 21-year-old Swiatek from Poland, who won $116,340 plus 500 points. in the match WTA Ranking.
“I felt the intensity for sure. In the end I wanted to be the one who played the best balls and it gave me a lot of confidence”. Vekic applauded Iga Swiatek’s efforts after the match. “I definitely pushed myself beyond my limits,” said the 26-year-old Vekic, who was sidelined with surgery on his right knee earlier this year.
“I am very impressed with myself and very happy with the way I handled everything. In the third set, I hit a wall and she played out of this world.” Swiatek also bageled a set against Coco Gauff in the San Diego quarterfinals.
Swiatek beat the American player 6-0, 6-3. «This is probably the hardest part of the season for everyone because you know all the Grand Slams are over,» Gauff said. «You’re just trying to get through the end of the season and you see the finish line.»