Riga wiateková unstoppable. The 20-year-old Pole has firmly established her position as the world number one, who will fall into his lap thanks to the unexpected end to Ashleigh Barty’s Australian career.
“Will he lose again?” asked the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza in awe.
wiateková has been attacking world tennis in recent weeks and currently holds a phenomenal streak of fifteen wins in a row.
Petra Kvitová had no chance to stop Polka’s start in Miami. Although the experienced Czech played a decent match at Hard Rock Stadium and presented a positive ratio of winning balls to her own faults (19:16), she lost smoothly in two sets 3:6, 3:6.
“The 32-year-old Czech isn’t playing as well as he was a few years ago, but he’s still going strong. But he has no chance against Polka, even if he only manages to do something miraculous,” the Polish daily described the two-time Wimbledon champion’s futility.
wiateková had a hard time finding competition. After winning two WTA 1000 tournaments – his highest after a grand slam – in Doha and Indian Wells, the Warsaw native now dominates another prestigious event in Florida.
Not only did he not lose a set in the first four rounds, but he only lost a total of fifteen games. In each of the eight sets played in Miami, he lost a maximum of three gems.
In the first reciprocal duel of his career, Kvitová did not play breakball, he developed seven of them himself and changed four of them. Another bad difference is the second administration. After weaker serve, wiateková won 59 percent of points, Czech Republic only 30.
In particular, the match is determined by the movements of the two players. In it, Kvitová could not match his opponent.
wiateková approached a Czech tennis player’s fast-paced play with no problems, he was just in time with cannon fire and he was quick to strike to attack. In it, it is much more effective and accurate.
While Kvitová relied on flat strokes that were often unpredictable and poorly controlled, Wiateková was embellished with Rafael Nadal’s lethal topspin, which also minimized the risk of unnecessary errors. He only collected seven of them in the match.
“I knew from the start that I had to play a lot of tempo because of how fast Petra was playing. I try to stay low, I want to make him make mistakes and build positive energy. I stay focused and meet targets. tactics from A to “Polka reveals how maturely he prepared himself for Kvitova.
After a duel between two players renowned for their humility, kindness and sportsmanship, wiateková showed respect to his twelve-year-old comrades.
“I really appreciate his fighting spirit, especially after living his career. I’m grateful to be able to compete with players like Petra. He’s just a legend,” said Swiatek.
Polka is well aware of her form and she can do great things two months before her 21st birthday.
“I’m really in a wave and I want to take advantage of it. I’m gaining confidence, which then improves my tennis skills,” he warns the competition.
Sweden lost in Miami to two title games. When she beats Jessica Pegel of America in the semifinals, she will be competing for another trophy with the winner of the duel between Naomi Osaka of Japan and Belinda Bencicová of Switzerland.
If he could, he would only be the fourth tennis player to win Indian Wells and Miami in a season and complete the so-called Sunshine Double. In front of him, it was done twice by Germany’s Steffi Graf in 1994 and 1996, Belgium’s Kim Clijsters in 2005 season and Belarus’ Victoria Azarenkova six years ago.
Summary of the match between Petra Kvitová and Igá wiateková in Miami Video: Associated Press
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