No 1 Swiatek upset by Krejcikova in Dubai final

swiatek in dubai
swiatek in dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Ranked No. 1 Iga Sviatek lost 6-4, 6-2 to Barbora Krejcikova in the final of the Dubai Championship on Saturday.

Krejcikova ended the tournament by beating top three WTA players: #3 Jessica Pegula in the quarter-finals, #2 Arina Sobalenko in the semi-finals, then Swiatek. No. 8 Daria Kasaktina was also defeated in the second round.

The Czech is the fifth woman in the Open Era to beat the top three in the world in the same tournament.

Krejcikova dominated the final, beating Swiatek five times. The Polish girl earned two breaks in the first set, but Kreychikova then played a love break and kept the love until the set.

In the second, she made a 2-1 and 5-2 break and served easily to win her sixth singles title.

Her previous title came in October when she beat Swiatek for the first time in the Ostrava final.

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