2023 Tokyo

Kudermetova beats Swiatek for first time in five attempts

No.8 seed Veronika Kudermetova upset No.1 seed Iga Swiatek to make her sixth semifinal of 2023 at the Toray Pan Pacific Open. It was Kudermetova's first career win over Swiatek; she had won just 10 games across their previous four meetings.