Elena Rybakina breezed via world primary Iga Swiatek 6-2 6-2 to safe a spot within the ladies’s closing of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
The Tenth-ranked Kazakh made it two wins this season in opposition to Swiatek in a dominating show, following on from her fourth-round victory over the Pole on the Australian Open.
Rybakina was in management from the outset, consolidating an early break to race out to a 3-0 lead earlier than claiming the primary set in simply 36 minutes.
The reigning Wimbledon champion was much more spectacular within the second set.
She took simply 20 minutes to construct a 4-0 lead, earlier than Swiatek was lastly capable of mount some resistance by holding serve at 5-1.
Swiatek claimed her first break of the match within the following sport, nevertheless it was in the end not sufficient as Rybakina went on to clinch a convincing victory.
The outcome units up a repeat of the Australian Open closing, after Aryna Sabalenka cruised to a 6-2 6-3 victory over world quantity seven Maria Sakkari of their semi-final conflict.
Sabalenka edged Rybakina 4-6 6-3 6-4 in Melbourne in January to earn her first main title.