When is US Open women’s tennis final 2022? Date, UK start time and how to watch Swiatek vs Jabeur

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The 2022 US Open women’s singles champion will be determined this weekend at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

The world’s number one female tennis player Iga Swiatek is still on course to win her first US Open title as she reached the final of the fourth Grand Slam of the year, with a semi-final win over Aryna Sabalenka.

The Pole will face last year’s runner-up and Wimbledon finalist Ons Jabeur, who beat Caroline Garcia in her own semi-final.

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The pair will face off at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows, New York City with a new name set to be engraved on the famous trophy.

With only a few more days to go until the new champion is crowned, here is all you need to know ahead of the US Open women’s final 2022:

When is the US Open women’s final?

The women’s final is scheduled to be played on Saturday 10 September at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows park, New York.

It’s set to begin at 9pm BST (4pm local time).

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How to watch the US Open women’s final?

Amazon Prime will have all of the action from the final days play in Flushing Meadows - they have shown all of the coverage from the US Open with Martina Navratilova and Daniela Hantuchova leading the commentary.

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The first 30 days of Prime subscriptions are free, after which it costs £7.99/month.

How did the finalists get this far?

World Number one Iga Świątek made it all the way to the Round of 16 without dropping a set.

She began her tournament by beating Jasmine Paolini of Italy 6-3,6-0 then overcame the USA’s Sloane Stephens 6-3, 6-2 in the second round.

Her third round opponent was LAuren Davis, who she beat 6-3,6-4 before coming up against Germany’s Jule Niemeier in the Round of 16.

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Niemeier took the first set 6-2 but Świątek won the second and third 6-4 and 6-0 for a 2-1 win.

She then beat Jessica Pegula 6-3, 7-6 in the quarter-finals before facing Aryna Sabalenka in the semi-finals.

Sabalenka won the first set 6-3 but Świątek secured her spot in the final by winning the next two sets 6-1 and 6-4.

Ons Jabeur won her first and second round matches in straight sets by beating American duo Madison Brengle and Elizabeth Mandlik both by a score of 7-5, 6-2.

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Her third round opponent was another American, Shelby Rogers, who won the first set 6-4 but Jabeur won the next two 6-4 and 6-3 to progress.

Next up was Veronika Kudermetova who Jabeur beat 7-6, 6-4 in the Round of 16 and then Ajla Tomljanović in the quarter-finals which ended in a 7-6, 6-4 win for the Tunisian.

Her semi-final match with Caroline Garcia was her most dominant victory of the tournament so far as she won 6-1 and 6-3 to book her spot at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

US Open women’s final odds

Iga Swiatek is the odds on favourite to win the final at 1/2.

Meanwhile, Ons Jabeur starts as the underdog and is priced at 6/4 to secure victory over the Pole and lift the trophy.

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