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Australian Open 2022: Iga Swiatek edge pasts Sorana Cirstea for a spot in quarterfinals | Tennis Information

Seventh seed Iga Swiatek rallied from a set right down to edge Romania’s Sorana Cirstea 5-7 6-3 6-3 in a baseline slugfest on Monday to guide a spot within the final eight on the Australian Open.
The 20-year-old Swiatek, who gained the French Open title in 2020, got here into her first assembly towards the Thirty eighth-ranked Cirstea in dominant type having not misplaced a set on the Melbourne Park Grand Slam in her three matches final week. However Cirstea, 31, put the Pole below stress for the primary time within the match with some heavy-hitting from the again of the courtroom and Swiatek needed to dig deep to seek out her approach again into the competition and attain her first Australian Open quarter-final.
Iga Swiatek comes again to beat Sorana Cirstea 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 and attain the #AusOpen QFs for the first time.
Some large shot making from boths however Sorana seemed tremendous drained for the reason that center of the third set. Nonetheless an awesome match for her.
— José Morgado (@josemorgado) January 24, 2022
Swiatek sealed the competition on the primary match level together with her twenty ninth winner and can meet Belarusian second seed Aryna Sabalenka or Kaia Kanepi of Estonia for a spot within the final 4. “For me, per week with out crying is just not per week. I cry once I lose; I cry once I win,” an emotional Swiatek stated on courtroom.

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