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    Świątek Soars: Dominant Victory Secures Semifinal Spot in Rome

    Iga Świątek’s journey through the Rome tournament reaches new heights as she clinches a spot in the semifinals, overpowering Madison Keys in a decisive 6-1, 6-3 triumph. From the outset, the Polish player demonstrated unwavering determination, seizing control of the match with her precision and strategic prowess, leaving her opponent struggling to keep pace.

    With a display of early dominance, Świątek swiftly broke Keys and showcased her resilience by fending off three break points, bolstering her confidence and setting the stage for a commanding performance. Within a mere 25 minutes, she surged ahead, catching Keys off guard with her relentless pace, establishing a lead that proved insurmountable.

    Despite facing challenges in the second set, Świątek exhibited her mental strength under pressure, once again thwarting break points and asserting her authority on the court. Mirroring her first-set prowess, she capitalized on opportunities to break Keys, solidifying her control and setting the tone for the remainder of the match. Keys’ inability to capitalize on chances proved costly, as Świątek claimed the longest game of the match, signalling her inevitable victory.

    Following an intense hour and 17 minutes of competitive action, Świątek emerged triumphant, solidifying her place in the final. Now, with excitement mounting, she eagerly awaits her upcoming match against either Coco Gauff or Qinwen Zheng.

    Iga Świątek – Madison Keys 2-0 (6-1, 6-3)

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