The second semi-final of the US Open 2022 women’s singles will see Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka meet in Flushing Meadows.
Swiatek has never made it this deep at the US Open as the world number one chased her second Grand Slam title of the year.
Sabalenka, on the other hand, has come up short in her last two Grand Slam semifinals, being defeated by Leylah Fernandez at that stage of the same tournament in 2021.
Ons Jabeur are waiting for the winner of this game in the final on Saturday (local time) after beating Caroline Garcia 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals earlier.
The sports news will be following the game live, with result updates and highlights provided below.
Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka Live Score
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Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka live blog, updates, highlights
First set – Sabalenka holds 4:2: The Russian finishes a series of breaks while holding the serve for love.
First set – Sabalenka breaks 3:2: Swiatek survives three break points before coming up short on the fourth time in an eight-minute game.
First set – Swiatek breaks 2:2: Sabalenka fails to hold after a break after starting the game with a double fault.
First set – Sabalenka breaks 2:1: A giant game from Sabalenka breaking a shaky Swiatek to love.
First set – Sabalenka holds 1-1: Sabalenka follows Swiatek’s lead by holding to 30 with a double fault that was also thrown in.
First set – Swiatek holds 1-0: The world number one starts the match solidly and, despite an early double fault, lasts until 30.
Start of game: We’re at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Swiatek serves first.
Before the game: Both players are now on the pitch. Swiatek wins the toss and will serve first. Warm-up is underway, so the start of the game shouldn’t be too far away.
Before the game: Jabeur secures her spot in the women’s singles final, beating Garcia relatively easily 6-1, 6-3. We will soon find out whether she will face Swiatek or Sabalenka in the decider on Saturday.
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 9, 2022
Before the game: This first semifinal is all but over when Jabeur Garcia breaks in the second set. Swiatek and Sabalenka could now be on the pitch in about half an hour.
Before the game: Jabeur is expected to advance to the US Open final after beating Garcia 6-1 in the first set. Swiatek and Sabalenka will be concerned about the Tunisian’s dominant performance so far.
Before the game: It is very likely that this game will not start at the advertised start time of 20:15 (local time) as the earlier semi-final between Ons Jabeur and Caroline Garcia starts about 20 minutes late.
Before the game: Both players were in action yesterday but mostly won their quarterfinals in straight sets so don’t go into this game too tired.
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— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 8, 2022
Before the game: Hello and welcome The sports news‘ Live coverage of this US Open semi-final match between Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka.
Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka Head to Head results
|May 14, 2022||Swiatek||6-2 6-1||Italian open|
|April 24, 2022||Swiatek||6-2 6-2||Stuttgart open|
|February 25, 2022||Swiatek||6-2 6-3||Qatar Open|
|November 14, 2021||Sabalenka||2-6 6-2 7-5||WTA Finals|
When will Iga Swiatek play Aryna Sabalenka?
The US Open semi-final between Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka will be played on September 8th and is expected to start at 8:15 p.m. (local time).
The game follows the other semi-final between Caroline Garcia and Ons Jabeur and could therefore be delayed.
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Here’s how to watch Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka
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Channel Nine has the rights to broadcast the US Open in 2022, with that match being streamed live and free on 9Gem.
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