Iga Swiatek and Ekaterina Alexandrova are scheduled to face each other in the semi finals of the WTA Ostrava Open 2022 on October 8.
Iga Swiatek, the current world number one, advanced to the semifinals after defeating Ajla Tomljanovic 7-5 2-2 ret. and Caty McNally 6-4 6-4. Swiatek has a fantastic match record over the last seven years, winning 79% of her matches (209-54). In 2022, the team won 4-0 on indoor hard courts. Swiatek has a solid 24-5 match record in the last 7 years on indoor hard courts, which is the same surface as this event. Her best result this year was winning the title in Doha, where she defeated Anett Kontaveit in the final, and in Indian Wells, where she defeated Maria Sakkari. She defeated Naomi Osaka in the finals in Miami and Aryna Sabalenka in Stuttgart. She has won the Rome Open, the French Open, and the US Open.
The Russian reached the semifinals after defeating Victoria Azarenka 6-4 4-6 6-2, Daria Kasatkina 6-1 7-61, and Tereza Martincova 6-1 4-6 6-1. Alexandrova defeated Martincova in the quarterfinals (6-1 4-6 6-1). Alexandrova scored 88 points to Martincova’s 65 during the match. She was quite aggressive in her pursuit of 37 winners. Ekaterina Alexandrova has only lost two sets in the tournament and has won 55% of the points she has played. Her best results this season have been a title in Hertogenbosch, where she defeated Aryna Sabalenka in the final 7-5 6-0, and a title in Seoul, where she defeated Jelena Ostapenko in the final 7-6(4) 6-0. In 2022, Ekaterina has a 35-16 win-loss record, including a 4-1 record on indoor hard courts.
Iga Swiatek and Ekaterina Alexandrova are scheduled to face each other in the semi finals of the WTA Ostrava Open 2022 on Saturday, October 8. The tournament is scheduled to begin on October 3 and end on October 9.
The WTA Ostrava Open 2022 will feature five rounds of competition apart from the qualifying matches. These are the round of 32, round of 16, quarter-final, semi-final and final. The tournament is scheduled to start on Monday, October 3 and conclude on Sunday, October 9.
|October 3||Round of 32|
|October 5||Round of 16|
|Beatriz Haddad Maia||7|
The total prize money for the Ostrava Open’s inaugural event is USD $757,900. The winner will get a check for USD 116,340 as well as 470 ranking points.
|Prize Money||Ranking Points|
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