Iga Świątek is a Polish professional tennis player looking forward to winning her second French Open. She is currently ranked as the top player in the WTA rankings, she’s certainly been considered a strong contender to win the title since the start of Roland Garros.
The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) recently ranked her as the No. 1 in the world and she is the youngest player to place in the top ten categories. At only 21, she has achieved success in her career and is among the best.
Iga Świątek was born on March 31, 2001 and grew up in Warsaw. She is the younger daughter of Tomasz Swiatek and Dorota. She has a three-year older sister named Agata, who is studying dentistry at the Medical University of Lublin.
Tomasz Swiatek was a former rower and competed in the men’s quadruple sculls at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Iga followed her older sister to tennis and started training at the Mera Warsaw at the age of 14. Her mother was an orthodontist.
Iga Świątek career
She competed in the ITF Junior Circuit in 2015 and won the lower class 4 in April and May at the age of 13. Iga was runner-up in both singles and doubles at the Czech Junior Open. She made her debut at the French Open in 2016. Then she competed in the Canadian Open Junior Championship and reached the final.
In 2017 she won the Grade 1 Traralgon Junior International in both singles and doubles. She took part in the Grand Slam tournament twice in 2018. She also competed in the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics. This is how she spent her teenage years.
Iga Świątek competed in the ITF women’s round in 2016 and played through to 2018, winning the ITF singles final seven times. She won the 2018 NEK Ladies Open in Hungary and the Montreux Ladies Open in Switzerland. She won two famous titles and was in the top 200 at just 17. At 18, she made her first WTA breakthrough at the Ladies Open Lugano in April.
This was the same event where she reached her first WTA final. She became runner-up for the same event. With that runner-up in hand, she made the top 100 list. Despite being successful in the WTA, she failed to win at the year’s Grand Slam events.
She lost the second match at the US Open and her opening match at Wimbledon. Swiatek climbed into the top 50 that same week but lost the rest of the US Open due to her injury and surgery, finishing 61st in the world that year. In 2020, she made it to the French Open, ranking 54th in the world. Iga was the first Polish player to win a Grand Slam singles title.
She competed in the Australian Open and lost in the fourth round. Iga won her first WTA 1000 title at the Italian Open. She qualified for the WTA Finals for the first time this year. That year she reached her first-ever Australian Open quarterfinals. Won five titles at the Sunshine Double and became world No. 1. 1
Iga Świątek biography
|Real name||Iga Natalia Swiatek|
|Date of birth||May 31, 2001|
|Age (as of 2022)||21 years|
|Place of birth||Warsaw, Poland|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 9” – in centimeters – 176 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 62kg – in pounds – 136 pounds|
Iga Świątek Family
|Who is Iga Świątek’s boyfriend?||none|
When it comes to her personal and romantic life, we can assume that she doesn’t date anyone. However, it could be that she is in a secret relationship and does not want to reveal it publicly. She is very interested in reading novels and listening to music and enjoys jazz and pop music. She loves cats and owns a female black cat. It can also be speculated that she has no boyfriend at this time.
Iga Świątek net worth
As the number 1 in the WTA rankings, Iga Świątek certainly makes a lot of money from her career. Whatever she earns, it mostly comes from her professional career, but she also earns quite a bit from her contracts, sponsorships, and endorsements. Iga signed the endorsement deal with some of the giant brands like Asics, Toyota, Lexus, Red Bull and Rolex. From all these sources, her net worth is estimated to be around $12 million for sure. But after winning the WTA and being the No. 1 player, her net worth would have reached heights.
Facts About Iga Świątek
- Her father used to be a sportsman and even represented his nation of Poland at the Olympic Games.
- While training tennis at Legia Warsaw, she also played a game of football.
- None other than Rafael Nadal is her main source of inspiration.
- Whenever she went to games, her sports psychologist Daria Abramowicz was on hand because she has struggled a lot with emotions in the past.
- She is an avid animal lover and pets a cat at her home.
- She enjoys reading historical books and novels.