Iga Swiatek, Belinda Bencic set for Adelaide International women’s singles final


French Open champion Iga Swiatek and Swiss star Belinda Bencic are set to sq. off within the women’s Adelaide International singles final on Sunday.

Swiatek overcame Jil Teichmann in a 6-3, 6-2 win earlier than Bencic toppled 16-year-old Coco Gauff 6-7, 7-6 (7-4), 2-6.

Swiatek was dominant within the opening set in opposition to Teichmann, breaking the left-hander’s serve within the fourth sport. The 19-year-old Swiatek bothered her opponent with a collection of highly effective groundstrokes as Teichmann made a collection of unforced errors — 13 within the first set.

Teichmann did not convert a break level within the fourth sport of the second set — her solely one of many match — and it was a turning level. Swiatek held serve, then broke the unseeded Teichmann’s serve the subsequent two occasions to maintain her excellent file for the event — she has not misplaced a set.

“I feel solid and that is the most important thing for me because when I play good I just enjoy everything,” Swiatek stated.

Gauff took the preliminary 4 factors of the second-set tiebreak to drive a 3rd set.

But after her service was damaged within the opening sport, and once more within the fifth, Gauff’s resistance was additionally damaged.

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