Greek tennis superstar Maria Sakkari has made it into the final of the 2022 WTA Indian Wells Masters in California. At this stage of the tournament, Maria Sakkari will play against Iga Świątek from Poland.
Iga Świątek has been in supreme form over the past few months and she enters this tournament having recently won the Qatar Open and made the semifinals of the Australian Open. In the previous round of this tournament, Iga Świątek defeated Simona Halep in straight sets. It was a hugely impressive performance by Iga Świątek as she impressed with her receiving. Iga Świątek won 47% of her receiving points which allowed her to break her opponent’s serve on 5 occasions. Iga Świątek looks in outstanding touch and she will be hoping that she can win the title by winning this match.
Looking at her opponent, Maria Sakkari enters this match following a victory over Paula Badosa. The receiving was very strong from Maria Sakkari as she was able to break her opponent’s service on 7 occasions. It has been a strong tournament for Maria Sakkari as the Greek tennis player has only lost 1 set in the entire event. Maria Sakkari has also had a very impressive 2022 season but she is yet to win a major tournament and that will make her desperate to seize this opportunity to win this match.
Maria Sakkari and Iga Świątek recently played each other at the 2022 WTA Qatar Open. The match was won by Iga Świątek in straight sets. Overall, Maria Sakkari and Iga Świątek have played each other 4 times with Sakkari winning on 3 occasions. The most recent head-to-head match won by Maria Sakkari was on 2021 at the WTA finals.