Aryna Sabalenka is into her first grand slam singles final after a dominant semi-final win over Poland’s Magda Linette on Thursday night.
Sabalenka and Linette battled out a tight first set before the World No. 5 went to another level in the tie-break, claiming it 7-1 to take the opener.
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In the second set, Sabalenka took control with her brutal groundstrokes, closing out the match 7-6 6-3 to book her spot in Saturday’s final.
The Belarusian possesses immense power in her forehand especially, with her average forehand speed of around 140km/h placing her right up with the top men’s players.
Italian Matteo Berrettini, averaged a similar…