Who is Iga Swiatek?

Written by: King Bygone

Who is Iga Swiatek?

Iga Świątek is a Polish professional tennis player.

She is currently ranked world No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association, and is the youngest player ranked in the top ten.

Iga was the champion at the 2020 French Open and is the first player representing Poland to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Who is Iga Swiatek

Świątek’s father Tomasz was an Olympic rower. As a junior, Świątek was the 2018 French Open girls’ doubles champion alongside Caty McNally and the 2018 Wimbledon girls’ singles champion.

Świątek began playing regularly on the WTA Tour in 2019, and entered the top 50 at 18 years old after her maiden WTA final and a fourth-round appearance at the 2019 French Open.


During her French Open title run in 2020, Świątek did not lose more than five games in any singles match. She entered the top ten of the WTA rankings for the first time in May 2021 after winning the Italian Open.

Following back-to-back WTA 1000 titles in 2022 at Qatar and Indian Wells, Świątek reached a career-high ranking of No. 2 on 21 March 2022. With the subsequent retirement of world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, she claimed the top ranking on 4 April 2022.

She also won another WTA 1000 title in Miami, becoming the fourth woman to win the Sunshine Double.

Iga Swiatek

Świątek is a cat lover and owns a black female cat named Grappa. She enjoys reading novels and listening to music.

Before her matches, she listens to rock music, especially the work of bands such as Pearl Jam, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and AC/DC. In her spare time, she listens to alternative music, jazz, soul and pop.

In one of her Instagram Q&As she also revealed that she’s a big fan of Taylor Swift. She also mentioned she’s a fan of actress Sandra Bullock and her works.

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