World No. 1 Iga Swiatek comes from behind to defeat Jule Niemeier, advancing to US Open quarterfinals

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(CNN)Two-time expansive slam champion Iga Swiatek has reached her archetypal US Open quarterfinal successful New York aft escaping an upset by unseeded Jule Niemeier.

Niemeier took the opening acceptable from reigning French Open champion Swiatek and threatened to signifier the upset of the tourney aft scoring the archetypal interruption of the 2nd acceptable with a crosscourt forehand.

Monday marked the archetypal clip Swiatek, the subordinate to bushed successful women's tennis this year, had dropped a acceptable this tournament.

    But the satellite No. 1 came backmost from a shaky commencement to bushed Niemeier 2-6 6-4 6-1.

      By the 5th crippled of the 2nd set, Swiatek took 4 consecutive points, finishing with an ace, a forehand victor and different ace, earlier breaking the German successful the adjacent game.

      Swiatek escaped an upset by Neimeier successful  the Big Apple.

      "I'm conscionable arrogant that I didn't suffer hope," Swiatek said. "I had a hard clip pushing her back. I'm beauteous gladsome it worked. I utilized my acquisition to support my level the full match.

      "Honestly astatine the opening [of the 2nd set], I felt similar I'm conscionable making a small spot little mistakes, but she besides started playing little aggressively," Swiatek, who broke Niemeier's service 7 of 13 times, added.

        "It was easier for maine to conscionable play the shot in. Yeah, I deliberation I started being much coagulated and I utilized a small spot much of the chances that I had."

          With the win, the Polish champion keeps her streak live of not losing to a subordinate extracurricular of the apical 100 astatine a expansive slam event, according to the WTA.

          Next up, Swiatek volition instrumentality connected American Jessica Pegula.

          CNN's George Ramsay contributed reporting.

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