Tennis: Poland’s Świątek defends Italian Open title
Poland’s world No. 1 Iga Świątek defended her women's singles title at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, beating Tunisia's Ons Jabeur 6-2, 6-2 in the final on Sunday.
Iga Swiatek of Poland poses with the trophy after winning her women's singles final match against Ons Jabeur of Tunisia at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Italy.Photo: PAP/EPA/FABIO FRUSTACI
The Polish top seed earned her 28th consecutive victory and fifth WTA trophy in a row.
Świątek earlier saw off Belarusian player Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 6-1 in the semifinals in the Italian capital on Saturday.
The 20-year-old Pole last month won the Stuttgart Open tournament in Germany, claiming her seventh career singles title.
Source: IAR, PAP