The top of the world rankings of tennis players only in the first set experienced slight turbulence. The Romanian managed to break the pass of Iga Świątek twice, but the victory of the Polish was not in danger for a moment.
No.1 Iga Swiatek is up and running in Rome.— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) May 11, 2022
The defending champion tallies her 24th consecutive win, defeating Elena-Gabriela Ruse 63 60.
Swiatek has tallied 9 bagel sets on tour in 2022 (12 including BJK Cup). No other player has more than 4.#IBI22 pic.twitter.com/5wd6rKkr3q
In the second game, Iga had demolished her opponent and was promoted to the third round of the tournament, where she will compete against the Belarusian Viktoria Azarenka. Agnieszka Radwanska and Klaudia Jans-Ignacik watched the victory of Tomasz Wiktorowski’s charge from the stands.
Source: Poland Daily 24, Niezależna