The first racket of the world Iga Sviontek made it to the 1/4 finals of the WTA 1000 clay tournament in Rome.
In the third round match, the Polish athlete beat former WTA ranking leader Victoria Azarenka.
Rome. Third round
Iga Svyntek (Poland) – Victoria Azarenko – 6: 4, 6: 1.
Azarenka won the first three games of the match, and also took the opponent’s serve at the beginning of the second set, but this did not help her.
Sviontek got her 25th victory in a row and in the 1/4 finals she will fight with Canadian Bianca Andreescu.