Swatik beats Osaka to win the Miami Open

Swatik beats Osaka to win the Miami Open

Poland’s second seed Ija Swiatek will take the world primary spot subsequent week and win the match with out dropping a set in Miami. She has now received 17 consecutive matches going again to her championship on the Qatar Open in February

Final Replace: 04/02/22 8:17 PM

Iga Swatik won the Miami Open by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-0

Iga Swatik received the Miami Open by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-0

Poland’s Iga Swiatek maintained her spectacular run with a 6-4 6-0 victory over Japan’s Naomi Osaka within the Miami Open last on Saturday.

The Polish second seed, who will take over the world primary subsequent week, has not dropped a set in Miami and has now received 17 straight matches going again to her match title on the Qatar Open in February.

With this win, 20-year-old Swiatek grew to become solely the fourth girl to win back-to-back Indian Wells and Miami championships, a feat referred to as a “Sunshine Double” given the championship places in California and Florida.

The 2 gamers wasted no time in battle because the match started with a seven-match opening match, as four-times Grand Slam champion Osaka saved two break factors and fired 4 aces.

The match stayed on serve till Swiatek smashed Osaka with an outstanding cross-court backhand to take a 3-2 lead after which went on to complete the primary set with out dealing with a break level regardless of serving lower than 40 %.

The previous French Open champion rose to second place, breaking Osaka 3 times to guide 5-0 and by no means seemed again when the 79-minute match wrapped up on her first level of the match when Osaka despatched in an extended forehand.

Swiatek is the primary girl to finish the “Sunshine Double” since Victoria Azarenka in 2016. Kim Clijsters (2005) and Steffi Graf (1994, 1996) are the opposite girls to have achieved this feat.

Medvedev could miss the French Open after present process surgical procedure

World quantity 2 Daniil Medvedev is doubtful on the French Open after revealing that he’ll endure surgical procedure on a hernia.

The 26-year-old Russian, who final week missed an opportunity to return to the highest of the rankings after his quarter-final defeat to Hubert Hurkacz on the Miami Open, could also be out for 2 months. The French Open begins on Might twenty second.

Daniil Medvedev may miss the French Open due to hernia surgery

Daniil Medvedev could miss the French Open as a result of hernia surgical procedure

“The previous months I have been enjoying with a small hernia,” Medvedev stated on social media on Saturday.

“My crew and I made a decision to do a small process to repair the issue.

“I’ll in all probability be out for the following month or two and might be working laborious to get again to court docket quickly. Thanks for all of the assist.”

Medvedev, who received the US Open final September and reached the Australian Open last this yr, was the world primary for 3 weeks in February earlier than Novak Djokovic reclaimed the lead.