Adelaide International: Swiatek advances to the final with straight sets win
The 19-year-old Swiatek bothered her opponent with a series of powerful groundstrokes as Teichmann made 13 unforced errors in the first set.
Swiatek will take on either Belinda Bencic or Coco Gauff in the final- GETTY IMAGES
French Open champion Iga Swiatek advanced to the final of the WTA Adelaide International with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Jil Teichmann on Friday.
Swiatek was dominant in the opening set, breaking the Swiss left-hander's serve in the fourth game. The 19-year-old Swiatek bothered her opponent with a series of powerful groundstrokes as Teichmann made a series of unforced errors — 13 in the first set.
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Teichmann failed to convert a break point in the fourth game of the second set — her only one of the match — and it was a turning point. Swiatek held serve, then broke the unseeded Teichmann's serve the next two times to keep her perfect record for the tournament. — she has not lost a set.
“I feel solid and that is the most important thing for me because when I play good I just enjoy everything,” Swiatek said.
The fifth-seeded Swiatek will next play the winner of the semifinal between second-seeded Belinda Bencic and 16-year-old American Coco Gauff.