Sabalenka can beat Harrison at the US Open

Sabalenka achieved a comfortable victory in her debut at the expense of Catherine Harrison in two sets (6-1, 6-3).

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Aryna Sabalenka start without suffering in New York. The one who was a semifinalist in the US Open of 2021 made his debut in the New York tournament against a rival that came from the previous phase such as the American Catherine Harrisonand whom she has won without too much trouble to demonstrate her superiority throughout the match and seal a more than convincing victory in a somewhat unstable season for the Belarusian.

Sabalenka starts strong

Sabalenka took to the track with the idea of ​​showing why she is higher in the ranking. Right from the start, he showed signs of his offensive power against a rival who plays unusual tennis with a two-handed forehand, something unusual in current tennis. The Belarusian did not give options to a Harrison who could not find a way to stop the powerful blows of her rival throughout the first quarter. A clear 6-1 gave Sabalenka an advantage heading into the match.

The second set began with both players showing much more even tennis. Sabalenka began by breaking his opponent’s serve early in the second set, but Harrison broke the following game to level the second set again. Things seemed to be more complicated for Sabalenka, but it didn’t take long for him to bring out all his offensive arsenal to regain the lead in the second set and demonstrate his superiority in the match against a clearly inferior rival. . Sabalenka achieved a new break that he confirmed shortly after with a very worked game on serve, to finally close the duel with a game to the rest in which he asserted his superiority throughout the match against a rival clearly inferior to the world number 6 and semifinalist of the last edition.



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