Iag Swiatek is one of the rising stars of women’s tennis. At 19 years of age, she is the first Polish female player to reach the final of the French Open. Swiatek’s highest ranking on the WTA Tour is 48. She is set to break into the top 20 of the world soon.
Iga Swiatek was born in Warsaw. Her father is an Olympic rower for Poland. Iga’s older sister started playing tennis and she followed in her sister’s footsteps. Swiatek’s residence is in Raszyn, in Poland.
Swiatek has reached one final on the WTA Tour in 2019 at Ladies Open Lugano. There, she finished runner-up to Polona Hercog and was just 17 years old at the time.
Swiatek has also proved herself at the Grand Slam level in the past. On the junior circuit, Swiatek won the girls’ doubles title at the French Open, and the girls’ singles title at Wimbledon, back in 2018.
She is also a doubles gold medalist at the Summer Youth Olympics in 2018 and a Junior Fed Cup champion with Poland.
On the professional circuit, Swiatek played on the ITF circuit from 2016-18 and remained unbeaten in all seven finals she played there. She broke into the top 50 in the world rankings in 2019.
At the 2019 French Open, Swiatek reached the 4th round. She stunned 16th seed Wang Qiang in the 2nd round.
Swiatek has won 7 titles on the ITF Tour. She is a doubles gold medallist at the Youth Olympics and a Fed Cup winner. She is yet to win on the WTA Tour.
Swiatek has a career prize money of US$ 1,106,808.
Swiatek was a Nike athlete until the start of 2020. Since then, she is supported by Asics.
Piotr Sierzputowski is Swiatek’s coach since 2016. Sports psychologist Daria Abramowicz also works with the Polish youngster.
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Birthdate||31 May, 2001|
|Records/Achievements||Junior Wimbledon singles champion, French Open doubles champion. Youth Olympics gold medalist. Junior Fed Cup winner|