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    Iga Świątek Advances to Rome Final with Win Over Coco Gauff

    Iga Świątek reaffirmed her superiority over Coco Gauff. The Polish tennis ace secured her spot in the Rome tournament final with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 victory.

    Despite her poor track record against the world number one, Gauff entered the match with notable calmness and managed to break Świątek’s serve in the second game. However, Świątek quickly recovered, breaking back and maintaining her serve. The match was characterized by difficult service holds for both players and intense rallies. Świątek managed to break Gauff again in the ninth game, benefiting from two double faults by the American. This break allowed Świątek to clinch the first set in the next game with ease.

    The second set mirrored the first in its high intensity and balanced play. Świątek gained a crucial break in the fifth game, converting her first break point of the set to take the lead. The following service game by Gauff was the longest and most exciting of the match, filled with captivating exchanges and numerous break opportunities for both players. Świątek ultimately prevailed in this extended game. Although Gauff came close to breaking back, Świątek held strong and secured another break, sealing her victory and ensuring her place in the final.

    Świątek will face either Danielle Collins or Aryna Sabalenka in the final, set to take place on Saturday, May 18.

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