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    Iga Świątek Dominates Aryna Sabalenka to Win WTA 1000 Title in Rome

    Iga Świątek overpowered Aryna Sabalenka in the final of the WTA 1000 tournament in Rome. The world number one secured a straight-sets victory, 6-2, 6-3, claiming her third title in the Italian capital.

    Świątek quickly took control of the match, breaking Sabalenka’s serve in the third game and applying relentless pressure with her returns and baseline play. Sabalenka, visibly frustrated, struggled to maintain her composure, even changing her racket after an outburst in the fourth game. Świątek broke Sabalenka again in the seventh game, wrapping up the first set in under 40 minutes.

    The second set saw a more focused Sabalenka, who improved her serving but faltered during critical moments. Notably, she squandered five break points in the second game and failed to capitalize on seven break opportunities throughout the match, underscoring her inability to handle the pressure.

    The turning point came in the seventh game of the second set when Świątek broke Sabalenka’s serve again, effectively sealing the match. Świątek’s calm and strategic play led to her 21st career title, reinforcing her status as the world’s top player and showcasing her growing dominance on the WTA tour.

    Iga Świątek – Aryna Sabalenka 2-0 (6-2, 6-3)

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