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Patna : Tokyo Olympics Gold medallist Belinda Bencic, 24, Switzerland, the 11th seed, upset 7th seed Iga Swiatek, 20, Poland, in straight sets in women’s singles Round of 16 to reach quarter-finals of US Open at New York, USA, on September 6, 2021. World No 12 Bencic beat World No 8 & 2020 French Open champion Swiatek 7-6, 6-3 in Round of 16.
Bencic won 2 break points in the match to 1 by Swiatek. The Swiss also won the tiebreak. Both the players won 3 games each during the match. Both of them also fired 5 Aces each during the match. Bencic committed 5 double faults to 4 by the Pole. The Swiss, in all, won 88 points during the match to 80 by Swiatek.