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Iga Swiatek’s dream season continued as she defeated Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-3 in the Miami Open quarterfinals to close in on a third successive WTA 1000 crown.

The new world No. 1 claimed titles in Doha and Indian Wells and now has an excellent chance of becoming only the fourth woman in history to win the Sunshine Double — triumphing in California and Florida in the same year — following Steffi Graf (1994 and 1996), Kim Clijsters (2005) and Victoria Azarenka (2016).

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