Swiatek was forced to drop from the Madrid Open in April due to a shoulder ailment, but she was at her best against Sabalenka on Saturday.
Sabalenka defeated American Anisimova for the first time in five tries. Garin was clueless to Zverev’s ball-striking.
Much like the Monte Carlo Masters, the Madrid Open is one of the most important competitions of the clay season leading up to the French Open.
Emma Raducanu rose to the top of tennis quicker than anyone expected. But staying there will require management - both on and off the court.
Kim Clijsters beat Amelie Mauresmo in the finals of the year-ending WTA Tour Championships, helping her notch up a unique first.
Ashleigh Barty won the Wimbledon 2021 title, 50 years after her mentor Evonne Goolagong Cawley won it.
Barbora Krejcikova defeated Maria Sakkari to enter the final of the 2021 French Open for the first time.
Iga Swiatek advanced to the fourth round of the French Open 2021 while Elina Svitolina was eliminated.
Iga Swiatek showed her class by beating Rebecca Peterson 6-1,6-1 to advance to the third round of the 2021 French Open.
American teen Coco Gauff on Saturday did a clean sweep of both the women's singles and doubles titles in the Emilia-Romagna Open.