Swiatek goes to Unknown in Canada: Semi-Finals

Iga Swiatek negotiated two rain delays to play in the Quarterfinals on Canadian soil for the first time. His rival will be Danielle Collins And it can be seen live, like the entire tournament, through START +.

The Poles managed to stop the returning Karolina Muchova in the rematch in the final of Roland Garros. After two hours and 47 minutes of match time and more than six hours waiting in the locker room, the top seed overtook the Czech on her debut in Montreal, while her previous two seasons in Toronto finished in third place. Tours.

The defending US Open champion is one distance away from recording her victory 50th in the season for the second year in a row As she was on her way to lifting her first WTA 1000 title in four years in the first half of the 2022 season.

Meanwhile, her next competitor, the 29-year-old in Canada, has landed just two wins in the past five months and has since beaten Elina Svitolina and Maria Sakkari. The former world number 7, who is looking to get back into the top 30, is 12-10 in career quarterfinals; Only two semi-finalists have reached the last year and a half at home: San Diego and Austin. She’s bidding for her first WTA 1000 semi-final since Miami 2018, her first top-100 tournament.

All Montreal WTA 1000 and Toronto Masters 1000 action can be followed exclusively by ESPN and STAR+.

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