Aryna Sabalenka is demolished by Iga Swiatek in the Rome final.

Iga Swiatek beat Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 6-1 in Rome semifinal . Pole is the reigning champion in Rome and favourite for French Open .

On Saturday, Iga Swiatek advanced to the Italian Open final after defeating Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets 6-2, 6-1, to take her sixth tournament victory in a row.Swiatek, the world number one, tore Sabalenka aside in one hour, 16 minutes in Rome for her 27th victory on the bounce, a record set by Serena Williams in 2015.Pole Swiatek is the reigning champion in Rome and favourite for the French Open later this month, a feat highlighted by the way she treated her opponent, but Sabalenka's fortunes indicated that the pit at the Foro Italico was larger than the ranking.Swiatek now has eight games in a row after winning in Madrid on Friday, when she was only one set down and 5-2 behind in the other semifinal.