World number one Iga Swiatek said on Wednesday that “anything is possible” as she hopes to expand her 33-match series of wins and arrive at the French Open last.
The 2020 Roland Garros champion appearances Russian Daria Kasatkina in the keep going four on Thursday, with the victor to confront either Coco Gauff or Martina Trevisan – – who meet in the second semi-last – – in Saturday’s show-stopper match.
Clean star Swiatek has move from world number seven to the highest point of the rankings on the rear of a striking unbeaten run which has seen her success five progressive competitions, including four WTA 1,000 titles.
“I sort of felt like the sky’s as far as possible for me, so I feel all the more free at the present time, I feel like I’ve shown off my abilities,” said Swiatek, who turned 21 on Tuesday.
A great deal has adjusted in my perspective and without a doubt I likewise understand that I can truly be number one and truly adapt to it appropriately. So that is cool.”
Swiatek will play in her third Grand Slam semi-last, after additionally making that stage at the current year’s Australian Open.
Kasatkina won her most memorable conflict with Swiatek on the Eastbourne grass last year, yet has lost each of the three of their gatherings in 2022 in straight sets, without dominating more than five matches in a match.
However, those losses all came on hard courts at the Australian Open and in Dubai and Doha.
We played not many times this year, be that as it may, OK, I lost those matches, however was an alternate story,” said Kasatkina. “It was a hard court, start of the year, I was not in a similar shape as I am presently.