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Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Swiatek vs Jabeur LIVE

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: World No.1 Iga Swiatek, who is eyeing her fifth straight WTA title in 2022 takes on Ons Jabeur, who is looking to win her second title on clay this year. While Swiatek is entering this contest with a 27-match unbeaten streak, Jabeur has won 11 successive games on clay this season. One player’s winning streak will be halted in a blockbuster summit clash in the offing on Sunday, 15 May. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates.

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek eyes fifth straight title, faces Ons Jabeur in heavyweight clash at Italian Open final – Follow Swiatek vs Jabeur LIVE updates

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While Swiatek went past Aryna Sabalenka for the third successive time this year, with a 6-2, 6-1 victory in the semifinal, Jabeur has made it to her third final on clay courts this year after clinching a nail-biting victory over Daria Kasatkina in three sets.

Road to Final

Iga Swiatek

  • Semifinal: Beat Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 6-1
  • Quarter final: Beat Bianca Andreescu 7-6, 6-0
  • Third Round: Beat Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 6-1
  • Second Round: Beat Elena Gabriela Ruse 6-3, 6-0

Ons Jabeur

  • Semifinal: Beat Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 1-6, 7-5
  • Quarter final: Beat Maria Sakkari 1-6, 7-5, 6-1
  • Third Round: Beat Yulia Putintseva 6-3, 6-2
  • Second Round: Beat Ajla Tomljanovic 7-5, 6-2
  • First Round: Beat Sorana Cirstea 6-0, 7-6
  • Iga Swiatek is now just a win away from surpassing Serena Williams’ record of 27 consecutive victories in the WTA tour.
  • The World No.1 is currently unstoppable on the tour as she has also won each of her first 10 matches, since becoming the World No.1.
  • She started the year with a semifinal defeat at the Adelaide International against Ashleigh Barty and reached the semifinal at the Australian Open, where she once again was ousted with a straight set defeat against Danielle Collins.
  • She then bowed out of the second round at the Dubai Tennis Championships. She entered the Qatar Open as the seventh seed and just dropped a solitary set in the tournament as she won her first title this year.
  • From then on, she has been on terrific form, completing the Sunshine Double by winning both the Indian Wells as well as the Miami Open title and dominated at Stuttgart by defeating Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets to win her fourth title.
  • She now eyes another title at Rome before making her way into the season’s second Grand Slam tournament, which is the French Open.
  • At Rome, she has won all her games in straight sets looks set to continue her unbeaten streak.
  • Meanwhile, Ons Jabeur has been in a terrific form on clay this year. The World No.7 started her clay court sojourn this year by finishing as runner-up at Charleston Open after facing a three-set defeat against Belinda Bencic.
  • She then suffered a quarterfinal exit as she went down in three sets against Paula Badosa at the Stuttgart Open.
  • She then reached the final at Madrid Open and won her maiden WTA 1000 title by defeating Jessica Pegula 7-5, 0-6, 6-2.
  • At Italian Open, she entered the quarterfinals without dropping a set. She faced fourth seed Maria Sakkari in the last-8 round and won the game 1-6, 7-5, 6-1.
  • In the semifinal she was pushed to the hilt by Daria Kasatkina and Jabeur had to save a matchpoint to get to victory.
  • Earlier this year, she made three quarterfinal appearances on hardcourt tournaments.

Swiatek vs Jabeur Head-to-Head: This will be the fourth meeting between both the players. Jabeur leads the Head-to-Head record 2-1. They last met at Cincinatti in 2021 and Jabeur won the contest in straight sets. Swiatek is now a much-improved players and she enters the upcoming contest as the favorite.

Previous Matches

Jabeur knows that she has to be at her absolute best to stand any chance of winning against Swiatek. After winning the semifinal, she said, “There is only one match left. I gave it all from the first round, now I should really continue giving my best. ”

Swiatek, who will break Serena Williams’ 27-match win streak if she wins the final believes sky is the limit for her. “I’m just constantly surprising myself that I can do better and better. I feel like I actually can believe now that the sky’s the limit. That’s the fun part, for sure. ”

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek eyes fifth straight title, faces Ons Jabeur in heavyweight clash at Italian Open final – Follow Swiatek vs Jabeur LIVE updates

Where to watch Swiatek vs Jabeur LIVE streaming?

Italian Open live streaming is available on ATP tour official website, Tennis TV and Discovery + App. Fans in India can also watch the LIVE streaming on Voot Select.

Kickoff: The match is expected to start at 4.30 PM IST on 15th May

Italian Open FINALS LIVE: Iga Swiatek eyes fifth straight title, faces Ons Jabeur in heavyweight clash at Italian Open final – Follow Swiatek vs Jabeur LIVE updates

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