The defending champion extended her winning record against the American to 7-0 with a 6-4 6-2 victory and will next face Beatriz Haddad Maia, who battled past Ons Jabeur in three sets to become Brazil’s first women’s singles semi-finalist of the open era.
Alexander Zverev made it back to the last four 12 months after suffering a serious ankle injury against Rafael Nadal while Casper Ruud defeated Holger Rune in a repeat of last year’s quarter-final.
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Advanced to the Finals! Chatelier tomorrow at 12:00 noon.(日本時間19時)
Thanks again to all our supporters.Focusing on Positive Energy together with Tim!Congrats to Aldila-Great runOur friendship and true competitiveness shines bright,&can overcome any darkess cast upon us! https://t.co/WM9DIvgV1g
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Jabeur kicked away a return from Haddad Maia at a key moment in the deciding set only to realise her serve had been called in.
Redemption for Kato
Three days after being defaulted from the women’s doubles, Japan’s Miyu Kato reached the final of the mixed doubles with German partner Tim Puetz.
Men: Holger Rune (6)Women: Coco Gauff (6), Ons Jabeur (7)
Who’s up next?
The women’s semi-finals take centre stage on Thursday, with Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka favourites to set up a title decider.
Sabalenka meets unseeded Czech Karolina Muchova in the first match before Swiatek plays Haddad Maia.
Britain’s Henry Searle will look to reach the semi-finals of the boys’ singles while Alfie Hewett plays Gustavo Fernandez for a place in the wheelchair singles final.