So what does Iga Swiatek need to do to get again on high right here?
In accordance with Jelena Dokic, it is so much, mainly.
“From what we’re seeing courtroom aspect, she’s fighting the tempo of shot,” she mentioned courtside for 9.
“Not simply with Rybakena’s large serving, however fighting the bottom strokes which might be coming, and never simply the depth however the tempo.
“What Rybakina is doing so nicely, she’s going laborious and flat into Iga’s forehand. We all know that is what she would not like.
“[Swiatek] has an even bigger swing and she or he’s getting caught. Her forehand is among the greatest on the planet when she has time.
“However in the event you can go laborious and quick into the forehand, she struggles, and we’re seeing that proper right here.
“Tactically Rybakina is doing the fitting factor. Iga is making an attempt to alter the sample of play to enter the backhand courtroom rallies, and it is simply not working. She’s not getting on high of the primary or second shot.
“Rybakina has settled in right here. She seems to be assured and comfy out right here. Iga goes to need to do one thing large to show this round.”