Iga Swiatek won the 2022 US Open Saturday to secure her third-career Grand Slam title. The world no.1 made it to the semi-finals of the 2022 Australian Open this year, beating Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the quarter-finals 4-6, 7-6, 6-3. Dec 12, 2022 at 2:43 pm ET 1 min read. in English. Sharapova had struggled with chronic shoulder problems for some time, and the five-time grand slam champion and former world number one had dropped to 373rd in the rankings. Post-Australian Open, she has won more sets 6-1 or 6-0 than probably anybody in recent history. Iga witek. By Corey Seymour October 9, 2020 For starters, let's get her name right: It's pronounced EE-gah Shvee-ON-tek. The 21-year-old's mother Doria Swiatek is a dentist and her father Tomasz Swiatek specialized in the sport of rowing and. [22][34] Her biggest upset was a victory in the fourth round over top seed and world No. FORT WORTH, TexasIga Swiatek is putting the finishing touches on one of the greatest two-Slam seasons in tennis history. LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) - Only four women have won Wimbledon having also clinched the junior title, but Iga Swiatek is looking an increasingly good bet to add her name to that list after storming . Iga Swiatek of Poland has won 29 straight singles matches. Elina Svitolina of Ukraine served as umpire for the event. She is currently ranked world No. Her mother name is Dorota witek. 1 ranking.. 8. With the subsequent retirement of world No. She has put up her winning racket from final of her first French Open, the racket ended up getting sold with the price of 131,300 z, which outpriced the signed Champions League winning kit of Robert Lewandowski, money helped to fund new equipment for pediatric ENT, otolaryngology and head diagnostics. [117], On 10 October 2021, witek donated $50,000 of her prize money in support of World Mental Health Day, after progressing to the last 16 of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. 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Her streak started at the WTA Qatar Open in February when she outwitted Victorija Golubic 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. Her older daughter Agatha is following her footsteps and also studying medicine to become a full-time dentist. witek won both of her rubbers in the final tie, defeating Amanda Anisimova in singles before partnering with Chwaliska to defeat Caty McNally and Claire Liu in the decisive doubles rubber. She took birth on 31 May 2001. [37][38][39][40], At the Australian Open, witek was seeded 15th and recorded wins over Arantxa Rus, Camila Giorgi and Fiona Ferro. The 21-year-old Polish star has used her platform to shed light on the ongoing war in Ukraine. Feb 27 You told me to read books instead of going online. Iga Swiatek is 21 years old as of 2023. She also rose to No 1 in the WTA Rankings and notched up a 37-match unbeaten run at one point. Tennis Time is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. 868. Swiatek's Salary and Net worth She is a Young women's tennis player whose salary is $2,936,402. Last year Igas sister watched the French Open final live. 4, 2022: World No. But you're forgiven if. Here are some interesting facts about Iga Swiatek Family. Her father name is Tomasz witek. Swiatek's father pushed Iga and always believed that his daughter could one day do major things in tennis. Her father, Tomasz, was an olympian and. Tomasz. [15] After a $25k title in April, witek moved up to higher-level ITF events later that month. The club was a former multi-section University sports club based in Warsaw, Poland. Time for some rest and get ready for Indian Wells and Miami before clay. 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[53] Following a second-round match loss against Jeena Ostapenko, witek won the next six tournaments she entered Qatar Open,[54] Indian Wells Open,[55] Miami Open,[56] Stuttgart Open,[57] Italian Open[58] and French Open[59] before losing to Aliz Cornet at Wimbledon in the third round. 10 Things You Didnt Know About Iga Swiatek. [119], Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, witek has often worn ribbons or other accessories in Ukrainian colors, and on several occasions has publicly declared her support for Ukraine in her winner speeches. TennisUpToDate 10:37 2-Mar-23. [60], witek reached world No. 5, Elina Svitolina, and the second best-ranked teenager Coco Gauff on the same day, as well as saving match points in her third-round match against Barbora Krejkov. She is a dentist by profession, specializing in orthodontics. While she only won one of her three singles matches in 2019, she won both of her doubles rubbers while partnering with Alicja Rosolska. "It's just good to stay open-minded. Mar 1, 2023. ", "Rakieta Igi witek wylicytowana za fortun", "Swiatek to auction racquet that won her 2022 French, US Open titles for charity", "Iga witek i jej sztab wspieraj "Szlachetn Paczk", "How small girl from Raszyn became world No. [12][13], witek had a strong first half of 2017. Find out more about her mom and dad, as well as her new coach. [35][36] She only lost three games against Halep after winning just one game against her in the same round of the French Open the previous year. Iga Natalia witek (Polish pronunciation: [ia natala fntk]; born 31 May 2001) is a Polish professional tennis player. Since 2021 witek has been involved with The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. [77], witek has an aggressive, all-court style of play and incorporates a lot of variety into her game. In the final they defeated Naito and Sato, who were also witek's opponents in the French Open doubles final earlier in the year. [4] Her mother is an orthodontist. She also won another WTA 1000 title in Miami, becoming the fourth woman to win the Sunshine Double. She reached the third round at the US Open, losing to eventual runner-up Victoria Azarenka. [125], On 10 August, witek has been announced as the part of line up for "Tennis Plays for Peace" exhibition, which took place on 24 August with other numerous current and former tennis stars like Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz, Coco Gauff, John McEnroe, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Matteo Berrettini, Maria Sakkari and many others, 100% of the proceeds going to GlobalGiving, the international non-profit identified by Tennis Plays for Peace. She defeated American teenage sensation Coco Gauff in straight sets in the final. Iga Swiatek is a Polish professional tennis player. The following year, she helped Poland go undefeated in the round robin stage to reach the semifinals. Be the first one to comment on this story. We've been rewatching both of these performances and have all your "The Masked Singer" spoilers, including the answer to the question, "Who is California Roll"? Witek plays with a lot of variety in her game and an aggressive all-court style. witek has been sponsored by Asics for clothing since the start of 2020. But who are Iga Swiateks parents? witek 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. The World No. Not a household name but Iga Swiatek is equalling records ahead of Wimbledon . 1 tennis champ", "Iga Swiatek signs up for Africa cares tennis", "Africa cares tennis challenge cancelled", "Tennis star Iga Swiatek pledges to donate $50,000 prize money to World Mental Health Day", "Wielkie sowa Igi wiatek do Ukraicw! Since then, the World No. She defeated Jessica Pegula in the final in straight sets. [4][24], witek made her return to the WTA Tour at the Australian Open. Her sister Agata is a dentistry student at the Medical University of Lublin. Does Swiatek have a sister? 6, Sofia Kenin, in the final to become the first Polish[a] player to win a Grand Slam singles title and the lowest-ranked French Open champion in the history of the WTA rankings. The following year, the format was changed so that Poland only needed to finish in the top two out of three teams in their round-robin group to reach the promotional play-off. Iga's age is 20 years old. During a TODAY show appearance, Swiatek said "the war basically is right next to my country." Iga Swiateks mom is Dorota, who has largely kept out of the spotlight during Igas career. After briefly competing in the ITF Junior Circuit, she quit the sport following injury troubles. The Pole has dropped just five sets in her last 33 matches. World No. "[124] Swiatek later announced on Twitter that the event has raised over 2,5 mln zoty (over 500,000), which would be spread between United 24, Elina Svitolina Foundation and UNICEF Poland. [41] At Adelaide, she won her first WTA Tour title without dropping a set in the whole tournament. She has won a total of 12 WTA Tour-level titles. 0:05. He competed in the mens quadruple sculls in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. The pair reached the semifinals, and also did not drop a set until their last match. Iga Swiatek has equalled Venus Williams' tally of 35 straight wins for the longest winning streak held by a woman in the 21st century. He taught me how to be a professional in sports. [24] She missed the rest of the season after the US Open to undergo foot surgery and finished the year at No. Tyle zebrali Iga witek i przyjaciele", "Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff, Carlos Alcaraz among stars to play 2022 US Open exhibition in support of Ukraine", "Photos: Tennis Plays for Peace exhibition at the 2022 US Open supports Ukraine", "Iga Swiatek puts her 'Iga & Friends' T-shirts up for sale to raise funds for children in war-torn Ukraine", "Iga Swiatek to auction winning US Open gear, shoes from French Open, and more for Ukraine war relief", "Swiatek shares her interests and how to deal with hate", "Iga Swiatek, Poland's tennis ace, has learned plenty from one of the best to hold ski poles, Mikaela Shiffrinand vice versa", "Iga Swiatek column: French Open favourite on reading Agatha Christie, Alexandre Dumas & George Orwell", "Fake tennis star Ogunrinde jailed for cyber fraud", "Aliz Cornet stuns Iga Swiatek at Wimbledon to end 37-game win streak | Wimbledon 2022", "Ode to Iga Swiatek's 135-day, 37-match unbeaten streak", "Fan Favorite Singles Player of the Year", "Polish duo Lewandowski and Swiatek chosen as best in Europe", "In pictures: Iga Swiatek dazzles while being presented with year-end World No. Dorota is an orthodontist and has worked in dentistry for many years. Dorota has always maintained a low key figure and spends most of her time treating patients in a private hospital. She was born to her parents as the second daughter in the family. 1 had won five titles this year coming into Roland Garros, including four at the WTA 1000 level. 5 as a junior. The basis of witek's game was described by tennis journalist Christopher Clarey for The New York Times as: her sliding ability, allowing her to defend from the corners la Kim Clijsters and Novak Djokovic, a "sprinter's speed" when moving forward to the net, power and topspin akin to her idol Rafael Nadal, and mental strength forged through sports psychology. Besides the racket witek also put her signed Tokyo Olympics 2020 kit, her signature cap and multiple tennis balls with autographs up for auction. Iga Swiateks fathers name is Tomasz Swiatek. With the title, witek rose to No. Her birth name is Iga Swiatek. . She has won around $8.5 million in prize money out of which $3.6 million have come in just the first 5 months of 2022. [70], In February 2023, witek successfully defended her title at the WTA 500 2023 Qatar Total Open. [27][88] witek aims to gain the advantage in a point by hitting the ball early on the rise. this is what she wrote on Instagram after her younger sisters triumph. [131] In an interview with Tennis Channel, she described Mikaela Shiffrin as a good role model and said she "really respects" her. Besides, Swiatek is a top-level young player who achieved the French Open 2020 award. The prosecutor revealed that intelligence obtained from Ogunrinde's email address indicated that he had been operating as Swiatek and using her name and fame to scam money from foreigners.[136]. 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Iga Swiatek (Photo: Leonard Zhukovsky / depositphotos.com) Iga Swiatek is a Polish tennis player. Number of titles in singles. She finished runner-up to Simona Halep in the voting for the WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player of the Year award in 2019. She then finished her junior career. During an interview in 2018, the Polish star revealed that her father was always keen to nurture their talent in sports and tennis in particular. Iga Swiatek is one of the most successful female tennis players in the world, who has dominated world tennis by winning various accolades and becoming the world's no. [111] Swiatek's offer was auctioned for 300,300 z, making it the most expensive auction. He always liked this sport and wanted his daughter to practise it. This year though she has really come out guns blazing. witek has an all-court playing style. Last year, the sportswoman revealed that she had never been able to beat her older sister because she stopped playing a few years ago due to an injury. Iga Swiatek with father, Tomasz Swiatek. Iga Swiatek. [50], She qualified for the WTA Finals for the first time in her career. Burza braw przerwaa wypowied Polki", "French Open champ Iga Swiatek urges Ukraine to 'stay strong' during Roland-Garros trophy ceremony", "Iga Swiatek will host charity tennis event in Poland to benefit children impacted by war in Ukraine", "Ta kwota robi wraenie. 27. During her French Open title run in 2020, witek did not lose more than five games in any singles match. Hi all, I'm Nick. Swiatek, who won her first major title, the French Open, at Roland-Garros in 2020 followed up that win with the 2022 French Open title. Swiatek who was a . Feb 21, 2023. by AwonderfulKiwi. [132] She also mentioned she's a fan of actress Sandra Bullock and her films. [78] The following edition in 2022 had Poland facing Romania in the Qualifying Round, with witek winning her two games to help the team move on to the Finals. My approach to her sport has always been: no matter what result you achieve, the most important thing is the style, she confessed then. He used to be an athlete himself, practicing rowing and competing at the Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988. It was the first women's Grand Slam title for this manufacturer. . Iga Swiatek is a Polish professional tennis player. There is absolutely nothing wrong with igomania itself. She did not drop a set throughout the tournament and only lost five games. witek is a three-time major singles champion, having won the French Open in 2020 and 2022 and the US Open in 2022.She is the first player representing Poland to win a major . Iga also announced she would start working with Tomasz Wiktorowski, Agnieszka Radwanskas former coach, on what was supposed to be a temporary basis until she found a long-term replacement. She enjoys reading novels and listening to music. [35] witek defeated world No. Iga Swiatek on Her Extraordinary Year and Star-Making U.S. Open Win By Liam Hess September 13, 2022 Women's tennis has a new star, and her name is Iga Swiatek. ATP & WTA Players Announced For Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships 2023 With High Prize Money At Stake, Playing Tennis as a Way to Relax from Studying, How Tennis Helps You Improve Your Study Skills, ATP & WTA Players Announced For ASB Classic 2023 In Auckland With High Prize Money At Stake, Adelaide International 2023: ATP & WTA Players Announced, Huge Prize Money Up for Grabs. [22] Her best result in the second half of the season was a third round appearance at the Canadian Open. Her mother, however, took a completely different professional turn towards medicine. [114] In one of interviews the teacher from witek's elementary school in Raszyn revealed that after winning her second French Open title, she pledged to help upgrade the school's sports facilities, among which was a single tennis court. With her first direct acceptance into a main draw, she made her first WTA final. No words can describe it. 19, Markta Vondrouov, in the opening round. 82 Ana Bogdan, in three sets, in her debut match to reach the second round. She is a dentist by profession, specializing in orthodontics. When I was younger, I was always competing against her and losing, which was very motivating for me, she told WTA Insider in 2019.if(typeof ez_ad_units!='undefined'){ez_ad_units.push([[320,50],'thetennistime_com-box-3','ezslot_2',160,'0','0'])};__ez_fad_position('div-gpt-ad-thetennistime_com-box-3-0');if(typeof ez_ad_units!='undefined'){ez_ad_units.push([[320,50],'thetennistime_com-box-3','ezslot_3',160,'0','1'])};__ez_fad_position('div-gpt-ad-thetennistime_com-box-3-0_1');.box-3-multi-160{border:none!important;display:block!important;float:none!important;line-height:0;margin-bottom:7px!important;margin-left:auto!important;margin-right:auto!important;margin-top:7px!important;max-width:100%!important;min-height:50px;padding:0;text-align:center!important}. Iga Swiateks parents Tomasz Swiatek and Dorota Swiatek are both of Polish descent. Her full name is Iga Natalia Swiatek. All about Iga witek's family and her childhood. In 2023, Swiatek has announced that she has become the new OSHEE sports drink global ambassador. Iga Swiatek Net Worth Summary Iga Swiatek scolds a fan at the Australian Open for throwing a tennis ball at her after her opening round victory over Germany's Jule Niemeier on Jan. 16, 2023. He also taught me how to be confident on the court, she said. Although she did not play her best tennis in the final tournament, winning only one match out of three, it is still a very good result for such a young player.Traditionally, her nearest and dearest kept their fingers crossed for the 20-year-old. She completed her education in medicine and specialized in Dentistry as an Orthodontist. Also, I like listening to Depeche Mode and walking my dog. 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