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Iga Swatek wins her maiden U.S. Open title in tough matchup with Ons Jabeur

in undoubtedly the two most exciting A fascinating duel between players on the Women’s Tour, Iga Swatek beat Anse Jaber 6-2, 7-6 (5) in tonight’s U.S. Open final. The second set then twists and turns, culminating in a gripping tiebreaker. While doing so, year-old Swatek became the first in history The Polish woman who won the US Open while also adding a third Grand Slam title to her fast-growing resume (she won two French Opens) and earlier this year.

After some time in the women’s game, the emergence of a dominant new force has opened the door – several outstanding players From retirement to being eliminated for a variety of reasons – Swayatek is emerging as the next generation’s most promising star. (In fact​​, with her French and US Open victories, she has become the first female player after Angelique Kerber 73in the same year Win two majors.) This year’s U.S. Open will serve as the last hurrah for the all-time great Serena Williams, but it’s also likely to be the result of shaping Swatek into a player far beyond her is remembered as a serious contender in the comfort zone.

In the first set, Swatek took full command and played with relentless ferocity from all corners of the pitch . While the Polish player had an inconsistent and not always consistent summer on tour, she essentially turned into a human rebounder in the first set, returning nearly everything Jabir hit. gave her. Even when Jabeur began to rejuvenate, as she did in her thrilling comeback from a 3-0 deficit, Swiatek fought back hard and eventually took the first set minute.

Jaber celebrates against Swiatek.

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Jabir finally found her best form early in the second set with two players swapping serve The innings, and then, Swatek served 4-4 in that set, sealing what was essentially a battle of wills for the rest of the set. At one point, it seemed likely that the match would stretch into the third set – a testament to Jabeur’s tenacity and stamina, her underdog spirit and endless creative play leading to roars from the crowd. But some of Jabeur’s more scattered shots and errors couldn’t match Swiatek’s laser-sharp focus as the pair headed into the tiebreaker. Again valor under the pressure of a Grand Slam final – she kept her head up despite the raucous crowd – it was a well-deserved victory for Swatek.

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