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  •   Home > News > Sports > Tennis

    Iga  Swiatek has fought back from a set down to secure her spot in the Australian Open semi finals

    Iga Swiatek has fought back from a set down to secure her spot in the Australian Open semi finals


    The seventh seed has beaten Estonia's Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 7-6, 6-3.

    Swiatek had a tough time with her serve, making 12 double faults.

    She says on Sky Sport her Estonian opponent pushed her to her limits.



    Swiatek will meet American Danielle Collins in tomorrow's semi final.

    Next up at Rod Laver Arena is fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas taking on Italian Jannik Sinner in the men's quarter final.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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