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    Świątek’s Dominant Run: Gliding into the Madrid Quarterfinals

    Iga Świątek’s path to the quarterfinals of the WTA 1000 tournament in Madrid was marked by a display of sheer dominance as she swiftly dispatched Sara Sorribes Tormo in a one-sided encounter. Sorribes Tormo found herself powerless against Świątek’s onslaught, succumbing to a decisive 6-1, 6-0 defeat.

    From the outset, Świątek asserted her control, losing only one game throughout the match, which occurred early on but proved to be the sole concession she would make. With effortless precision, she claimed victory in all but the sixth and seventh games, showcasing a level of relaxation that allowed her to even close out a set with a drop shot, a move not commonly seen in her repertoire.

    Monday’s match saw Świątek exhibit her proficiency with drop shots, a skill she occasionally holds back but chose to unleash early in the second set, proving its effectiveness once again. Venturing confidently to the net, she transformed what could have been a competitive encounter into more of a training session, highlighting her dominance on the court.

    While Sorribes Tormo undoubtedly exerted herself, her efforts failed to make a significant impact on the outcome. This was evident in her struggle to secure points, particularly in the first four games of the second set, where she managed to win just one point. As the match concluded with a clean sweep, Świątek now sets her sights on the quarterfinal clash against Beatriz Haddad Maia.

    Iga Świątek – Sara Sorribes Tormo 2-0 (6-1, 6-0)

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