The 89th World Racket, Slovenian Polona Hercog, in three sets, defeated Iga Swiatek, occupying the 115th line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/3, 3/6, 6/3 in the final of the Lugano tournament.
The match lasted 2 hours and 16 minutes. During this time, the 28-year-old Hercog performed five aces, four times made a mistake when serving and sold eight break points, and the 17-year-old Swiatek once fed through, made five double mistakes and made six breaks.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. Hercog will get 280 rating points and $ 43,000 in prize money for winning the Samsung Open final.