Tennis: Iga Świątek advances to semi final in Lugano

Iga Świątek defeated Vera Lapko 2:1 (4:6, 6:4, 6:1) in the quarter final of the WTA tournament in Lugano, Switzerland.

In the course of the game, both athletes frequently broke the service of their opponent. Świątek was getting better and better with every minute, and she outclassed her rival in the decisive, final set.

Should the 17-year-old Polish player defeat her opponent in the semi final, she will advance to the main ladder of the Roland Garros Grand Slam tournament.

After defeating Lapko (ranked 65th), Świątek, currently ranked 115th in the WTA ranking, will move up to the top 100 of the classification.