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BAD HOMBURG, Germany — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek seems to be finding her groove on grass ahead of Wimbledon.

Three times a French Open winner on clay and once a US Open winner on the New York hard courts, Swiatek played her first tour-level, grass-court quarterfinal on Thursday against Anna Blinkova at the Bad Homburg Open.

Swiatek looked like she belonged there in a straightforward 6-3, 6-2 win that showcased her abilities on the return as the Polish player broke Blinkova’s serve to love three times.

Standing between Swiatek and a first grass final is Lucia Bronzetti after the Italian won her quarterfinal match 6-4, 6-3 against Varvara Gracheva, the Russia-born player who was playing her first tournament since switching allegiance to France.

The Bad Homburg Open is a warmup for Wimbledon, where Swiatek’s best result in three appearances was a fourth-round appearance in 2021. She was the junior Wimbledon champion in 2018.

American player Emma Navarro faces either Liudmila Samsonova or Katerina Siniakova in the second semifinal match.

Navarro was losing 7-6 (2), 1-1 to Rebeka Masarova when Masarova retired after jarring her left knee while stretching for the ball. Their match had earlier been interrupted for a rain delay after just four points was played in the first game.

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Top-ranked Iga Swiatek cruises into Bad Homburg Open semis