Iga Swiatek advances to Round of 16


World No.1 Iga Swiatek kicked off her Western & Southern Open campaign with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Sloane Stephens to advance to the Round of 16.

The victory is Swiatek’s tour-leading 50th win of the season, including her two wins at the Billie Jean Cup.

Fifth seed Ons Jabeur and No.6 Aryna Sabalenka also won Wednesday at the tournament