US Open 2022: Iga Swiatek reaches first final and faces seed Ons Jabeur
Iga Swiatek reaches the first final on Saturday after coming from behind to defeat Aryna Sabalenka 3-6 6-1 6-4.
To reach the US Open final, the 21-year-old Swiatek had to come through a tough match against sixth seed Sabalenka.
Swiatek will face another first-time New York finalist Ons Jabeur.
Jabeur secured a more comfortable 6-1 6-3 victory in her semifinal against Caroline Garcia.
Polish star looking for a third major title and Jabeur is her first having lost the Wimbledon final two months ago.
Her win over Sabalenka was a milestone 50th win of her career at a Grand Slam.
Swiatek ended the match with 24 winners to Sabalenka's 22 and converted seven of her 10 breakpoints.
Swiatek will face No. 5 Jabeur of Tunisia in the women’s final on Saturday in Flushing Meadows.