Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka live score, highlights, result from 2022 US Open semi-final

Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka live score, highlights, result from 2022 US Open semi-final

The second women’s singles semi-final of the 2022 US Open will see Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka do battle at Flushing Meadows. 

Swiatek has never made it this deep at the US Open before with the world number one chasing her second Grand Slam title of the year. 

Sabalenka, meanwhile, has fallen short in her past two Grand Slam semi-finals and was defeated by Leylah Fernandez at this stage of the same tournament in 2021. 

Ons Jabeur awaits the winner of this match in the final on Saturday (local time) after beating Caroline Garcia 6-1 6-3 in their earlier semi-final. 

The Sporting News will be following the match live with score updates and highlights to be provided below. 

Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka live score 

 1st Set 2nd Set3rd Set
Iga Swiatek*36 
Aryna Sabalenka61 

*denotes current server

Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka live blog, updates, highlights

Break before third set: Sabalenka rushes off court after a poor second set. Swiatek to her credit put a disappointing first set behind her quickly and played brilliantly. She’ll have all the momentum going into this deciding set. Jabeur will be happy to see both players forced into a longer match. 

Second set – Swiatek breaks 6-1: Sabalenka fails to hold serve as Swiatek forces this match to a third set. 

Second set – Swiatek holds 5-1: The world number one closes in on taking out this second set as she holds serve after being forced to deuce. 

Second set – Swiatek breaks 4-1Swiatek pushes the game to deuce before getting the best of Sabalenka in a tight game. 

Second set – Swiatek holds 3-1: Another strong service game from the Polish star as she holds to love again.

Second set – Sabalenka holds 1-2: Swiatek’s strong start to the second set is halted by Sabalenka as she digs deep to serve out a tight game. 

Second set – Swiatek holds 2-0: The world number one opens this second set by winning eight straight points. 

Second set – Swiatek breaks 1-0: What a turn around from Swiatek, who breaks Sabalenka to love to start this second set. That break between sets did her a world of good. 

Break before second set: Both players have left the court after that first set. Swiatek desperately needs to turn this match around with Sabalenka dominating. 

First set – Sabalenka breaks 6-3: A brilliant game from Sabalenka as she wraps up the first set with an extraordinary point. 

First set – Sabalenka holds 5-3: A good hold of serve from the Russian with all the pressure now on Swiatek to keep this set alive. 

First set – Swiatek holds 3-4: A better service game from Swiatek as she avoids being broken for a third straight time. 

First set – Sabalenka holds 4-2: The Russian ends a run of breaks as she holds serve to love. 

First set – Sabalenka breaks 3-2: Swiatek survives three break points before falling short at the fourth time of asking in an eight-minute game.

First set – Swiatek breaks 2-2: Sabalenka fails to hold after breaking having started the game with a double fault. 

First set – Sabalenka breaks 2-1: A huge game from Sabalenka who breaks a shaky Swiatek to love. 

First set – Sabalenka holds 1-1: Sabalenka follows Swiatek’s lead by holding to 30 with a double fault also thrown in. 

First set – Swiatek holds 1-0: The world number one begins the match solidly and holds to 30 despite an early double fault. 

Match start: We are underway at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Swiatek serving first. 

Pre-match: Both players are now out on court. Swiatek wins the toss and will serve first. Warm ups now under way so start of play shouldn’t be too far away.

Pre-match: Jabeur books her place in the women’s singles final beating Garcia 6-1 6-3 with relative ease. We’ll find out shortly whether she’ll face Swiatek or Sabalenka in the decider on Saturday. 

Pre-match: This first semi-final is all but done with Jabeur breaking Garcia in the second set. Swiatek and Sabalenka could now be out on court in about half an hour. 

Pre-match: Jabeur looks set to cruise into the US Open final after beating Garcia 6-1 in their first set. Swiatek and Sabalenka will be worried seeing this dominant performance from the Tunisian so far. 

Pre-match: Strong chance this match won’t begin at its listed start time of 20:15 (local) with the earlier semi-final between Ons Jabeur and Caroline Garcia beginning about 20 minutes late. 

Pre-match: Both players were in action yesterday but notably won their quarter-final matches in straight sets so shouldn’t come into this one too fatigued. 

Pre-match: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News‘ live coverage of this US Open semi-final match between Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka. 

Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka head-to-head results

May 14, 2022Swiatek6-2 6-1Italian Open
April 24, 2022Swiatek6-2 6-2Stuttgart Open
February 25, 2022Swiatek6-2 6-3Qatar Open
November 14, 2021Sabalenka2-6 6-2 7-5WTA Finals

What time does Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka start

The US Open semi-final between Iga Swiatek and Aryna Sabalenka will be played on September 8 and is expected to start at 20:15 (local time). 

The match will follow on from the other semi-final between Caroline Garcia and Ons Jabeur so could be delayed as a result. 

DateSeptember 8September 8September 9September 9
Time20:15 (ET)20:15 (ET) 01:15 (BST)10:15 (AEST)

How to watch Iga Swiatek vs. Aryna Sabalenka


US Open matches will be carried by ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, ESPN+ and Tennis Channel. Matches can be streamed on ESPN+, the ESPN app and fuboTV – which offers a free trial.


TSN will carry matches in Canada, with TSN.ca and the TSN App providing live streaming options.

United Kingdom

Amazon Prime customers in the UK can watch the action on Prime Video for no additional fees.

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If you just want Prime Video, that costs £5.99 a month and will also provide live coverage, highlights and analysis throughout the tournament.


Channel Nine have the broadcast rights for the US Open in 2022 with this match to be shown live and free on 9Gem. 

The US Open will also be streamed on both 9Now and Stan Sport in Australia.