In a stunning display of dominance, Iga Swiatek unleashed an unstoppable performance, defeating China’s Xinyu Wang in a mere 51 minutes, without dropping a single game. The match, which took place during the third round of the French Open, showcased Swiatek’s remarkable skill and propelled her into the quarter-finals.
Leading up to this encounter, Swiatek had already proven her mettle, eliminating Cristina Bucsa and Claire Liu in the previous rounds. Wang, ranked 80th, had also displayed impressive form, triumphing over Marie Bouzkova and Rebecca Peterson. Notably, both players had yet to lose a set prior to their clash on Saturday.
In the first set, Wang attempted to exploit Swiatek’s weaknesses, but the Polish prodigy demonstrated unwavering control. With ease, Swiatek thwarted every attack, denying her opponent any opportunity to claim a game. She secured a resounding victory of 6-0, leaving Wang with no answers.
The second set showcased an even more dominant Swiatek, as Wang seemed resigned to her fate. The Pole swiftly won three out of the first four games without dropping a single point. Although Swiatek made a few errors towards the end, her opponent could only capitalize on them fleetingly. The set concluded in a lightning-fast 6-0 scoreline, and Swiatek’s triumph was sealed in just 51 minutes, highlighting the minimal resistance she encountered.
With this resounding win, Swiatek confidently advanced to the fourth round of the French Open. Her next challenge awaits, as she will face either Bianca Andreescu (ranked 42nd) or Lesia Curenko (ranked 66th) in her quest for further glory at the tournament.
Iga Swiatek 2-0 Xinyu Wang (6-0, 6-0)