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    Iga Świątek Dominates to Secure Final Berth at BNP Paribas Open

    Iga Świątek, the World No.1, clinched her spot in the final of the BNP Paribas Open after a resounding victory over Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk, ranked 32nd in the WTA, in straight sets of 6-2, 6-1. The Polish prodigy displayed flawless tactics, leaving her opponent struggling to find her footing throughout the match.

    Świątek set the tempo right from the start, imposing her rhythm on Kostyuk and denying her any opportunity to assert control. Kostyuk appeared visibly flustered, unable to withstand Świątek’s relentless pressure. Even a brief medical timeout for Kostyuk due to a foot injury during the second set failed to disrupt Świątek’s momentum as she continued to assert her dominance on the court.

    As the match progressed, Kostyuk’s game began to unravel under the relentless assault of Świątek’s precision shots. It became increasingly apparent that Kostyuk was unable to find an effective response to Świątek’s stellar performance.

    Following her convincing victory, Świątek now braces herself to take on Maria Sakkari in what promises to be an electrifying final showdown. Sakkari’s unexpected triumph over Coco Gauff in a gruelling three-set battle sets the stage for an intense clash against the Polish powerhouse.

    Iga Świątek – Marta Kostyuk 2-0 (6-2, 6-1)

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