Iga Swiatek wins women's title at 2022 US Open tennis grand slam

Find out how the trophy was won and all the other results from Saturday 10th September at the fourth and final grand slam of the year.

By Hayes Creech. Created on Saturday 10 September 2022.
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World No1 Iga Swiatek won the women's title at the 2022 US Open tennis grand slam on Saturday (10 September), defeating Ons Jabeur 6-2, 7-6 [7-5].

With her victory at Flushing Meadows in New York, the fourth and final grand slam of the year, Swiatek claimed her third Grand Slam trophy after she won the 2020 and 2022 French Open.

The Polish superstar raced to a dominant first-set win on the hard courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. However, Jabeur made things complicated for the 21-year-old in a marathon second set.

The title, which Great Britain's Emma Raducanu won in 2021, was the first time a No1 seed won the US Open final since Serena Williams in 2014.

The men's final takes place on Sunday as Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) will take on Casper Ruud (NOR).

Home away from home

Swiatek became the first woman to win seven titles in one year since Serena Williams in 2014.

"You have to be mentally strong throughout the whole tournament," Swiatek told ESPN. "It wasn't easy. I know I didn't play perfectly. Sometimes you have to accept that. There's going to be noise, but you just have to switch it on in the important moments.

"It's totally different than on clay, because on clay I feel like I'm at home. But here it was such a new experience for me, so I'm even prouder."

The world No1 also matched a Serena Williams record by claiming her tenth straight finals victory. And she would be forgiven for feeling like she was at home seeing that New York City is home to one of the largest Polish communities in the US.

"When I started winning, it was during COVID, so honestly this is a pretty new situation for me. The power they [Polish fans in New York] give me is surreal. I didn't expect to feel so many people have my back. It's a dream come true for sure."

The Pole now leads the tour with 57 wins on the year.

2022 US Open: Finals schedule, sessions and match times

The US Open tournament featured a 128-player singles draw, a 64-strong doubles draw and a 32-team mixed doubles draw.

Matches have been taking place from the 29 August to 11 September with the singles finals taking place on the second weekend.

Below is the finals schedule. All sessions times at are in ET (UTC+4).

Saturday 10 September

Mixed doubles final: Storm Sanders and John Peers (AUS) defeated Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) and Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 4-6, 6-4, [10-7]

Men's wheelchair doubles final: Martin De la Puente (ESP) and Nicolas Peifer (FRA) defeated Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid (GBR) 4-6, 7-5 [10-6]

Women's wheelchair doubles final: Diede De Groot and Annie Van Koot (NED) defeated Rui Kamiji (JPN ) and Kgothatso Montjane (RSA) 6-2, 6-2

Quad wheelchair doubles final: Sam Schroder and Niels Vink (NED) defeated Robert Shaw (CAN) and David Wagner (USA) 6-1, 6-2

Boys' junior wheelchair singles final: Ben Bartram (GBR) defeated Dahnon Ward (GBR) 6-4, 6-1

Girls' junior wheelchair singles final: Jade Moreira Lanai (BRA) defeated Yuma Takamuro (JPN) 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (10-5)

Boys' junior wheelchair doubles final: Ben Bartram and Dahnon Ward (GBR) defeated Saalim Naser (AUS) and Ivar van Rijt (NED) 6-4, 6-3

Girls' junior wheelchair doubles final: Jade Moreira Lanai (BRA) and Maylee Phelps (USA) defeated Ruby Bishop (GBR) and Lily Lautenschlager (USA) 6-

Girls' junior singles final: Alexandra Eala (PHI) defeated Lucie Havlickova (CZE) 6-2, 6-4

Boys' junior singles final: Martin Landaluce (ESP) defeated Gilles Arnaud Bailly (BEL) 7-6 [7-3], 5-7, 6-2

Girls' junior doubles final: Lucie Havlickova (CZE) and Diana Shnaider defeated Carolina Kuhl and Ella Seidel (GER) 6-3, 6-2

Boys' junior doubles final: Nishesh Basavareddy and Ozan Baris (USA) defeated Dylan Dietrich (SUI) and Juan Carlos Prado Angelo (BOL) 6-1, 6-1

Women's singles final: Iga Swiatek defeated Ons Jabeur 6-2, 7-6 [7-5]

Sunday 11 September

12:00 – men’s and women’s wheelchair singles final

12:00 – quad wheelchair singles final

13:00 – women's doubles final

16:00 – men's singles final

Carlos Alcaraz was a revelation last time out in Flushing progressing as far as the quarterfinals
Picture by 2021 Getty Images

2022 US Open Tennis: How to watch

The 2022 US Open Tennis grand slam is broadcast in the USA on ESPN and ESPN2.

Those in Europe can follow the action on Discovery+ and Eurosport, while those in the UK can find the tournament on Amazon Prime.

For more information regarding international broadcasting see the US Open official site.

Geographical restrictions may apply.


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