Iga Świątek

Iga Świątek
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Świątek at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) Poland
ResidenceRaszyn, Poland
Born (2001-05-31) 31 May 2001 (age 21)
Warsaw, Poland
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned proOctober 2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachTomasz Wiktorowski
Prize moneyUS$ 11,256,372
Career record190–49 (79.5%)
Career titles9
Highest rankingNo. 1 (4 April 2022)
Current rankingNo. 1 (4 April 2022)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenSF (2022)
French OpenW (2020, 2022)
Wimbledon4R (2021)
US Open4R (2021)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsRR (2021)
Olympic Games2R (2021)
Career record27–14 (65.9%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 29 (14 February 2022)
Current rankingNo. 285 (6 June 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
French OpenF (2021)
US Open2R (2019)
Mixed doubles
Career record5–4 (55.6%)
Career titles0
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2020)
Other mixed doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesQF (2020)
Team competitions
BJK CupFinals (2022)
Record 9–3 (75%)
Medal record
Women's tennis
Representing  Mixed-NOCs (MIX)
Summer Youth Olympics
Gold medal – first place 2018 Buenos Aires Doubles
Last updated on: 6 June 2022.

Iga Świątek (Polish pronunciation: [ˈiɡa ˈɕfʲɔntɛk];[1] born 31 May 2001) is a Polish professional tennis player. She is currently ranked world No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), 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. With the title, she became the youngest singles champion at the tournament since Rafael Nadal in 2005 and the youngest women's singles champion at a major since Maria Sharapova in 2004. She won the title again in 2022.

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.

Świątek has an all-court playing style. She won the WTA Fan Favorite Shot of the Year in 2019 with a drop shot from the baseline, and was voted WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player of the Year in 2020.

Early life and background

Iga Świątek was born on 31 May 2001 in Warsaw to Dorota and Tomasz Świątek.[1] Her father is a former rower who competed in the men's quadruple sculls event at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.[2] Her mother is an orthodontist. She has a sister Agata who is about three years older and is a student of dentistry at the Medical University of Lublin.[3] Świątek's father wanted his daughters to become competitive athletes and preferred they take up an individual sport rather than a team sport to have better control of their chances of success. Agata initially started out as a swimmer, but switched to tennis after she had issues with swimming. Iga followed her sister into tennis because she wanted to beat her and also because she wanted to be more like her. Agata briefly competed on the ITF Junior Circuit in 2013 at about 15 years old, but stopped playing due to injury troubles.[4][5][6] Iga trained at Mera Warsaw as a 14-year-old before later moving to Legia Warsaw.[7][8]

Junior career

Świątek with the 2018 Wimbledon junior champion's trophy

Świątek reached a career-high ranking of No. 5 as a junior. She began competing in ITF Junior Circuit events in 2015 and won back-to-back low-level Grade 4 titles in April and May at age 13. Before the end of the year, she moved up to Grade 2 events and finished runner-up in both singles and doubles at the Czech Junior Open. Świątek made her junior Grand Slam debut in 2016 at the French Open, reaching the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles. She followed this up with her best junior title to date at the Grade 1 Canadian Open Junior Championships, defeating Olga Danilović in the final.[9][10]

Świątek had a strong first half of 2017. She won both the singles and doubles titles at the Grade 1 Traralgon Junior International. Although she lost her opening round match at the Australian Open, she partnered with compatriot Maja Chwalińska to make her first final in a Grand Slam event, finishing runner-up in doubles to the North American team of Bianca Andreescu and Carson Branstine.[9][10] She then reached her first Grade A singles final at the Trofeo Bonfiglio, losing to Elena Rybakina.[11] Her season came to an end after another quarterfinal at the French Open,[9][10] after which she had right ankle surgery that kept her out for seven months.[12][13]

Despite only competing in two Grand Slam tournaments in 2018 and three singles events in total, Świątek finished her junior career with her best season.[9][10] She returned to the junior tour at the French Open after a one-year absence and reached the semifinals in singles, losing to Caty McNally.[14] She fared better in doubles, partnering with McNally to win her first junior Grand Slam title. They defeated the Japanese team of Yuki Naito and Naho Sato in the final.[15] Świątek played only singles at Wimbledon. As an unseeded player due to her absence, she was drawn against top seed Whitney Osuigwe in the first round. After winning that match in three sets,[16] she did not drop another set during the rest of the tournament and won the championship for her only junior Grand Slam singles title. She defeated Leonie Küng in the final.[17] Świątek then teamed up with the Slovenian Kaja Juvan to compete in the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics. They reached the final and defeated the Japanese team of Yuki Naito and Naho Sato. She then finished her junior career.[citation needed]

Professional career

2016–18: Undefeated in seven ITF finals

Świątek in 2018

Świątek began competing on the ITF Women's Circuit in 2016 and played on the circuit through the end of 2018. She won all seven ITF singles finals she reached, ranging from the first four at the $10K to $15K level to one at the $25K level followed up by two at the $60K level. Her first three titles came at 15 years old.[18] The fourth was in February 2018 in her first tournament back from a seven-month layoff due to injury.[12] After a $25K title in April, Świątek moved up to higher-level ITF events later that month. Following her junior Wimbledon title in July, she skipped the junior US Open to stay in Europe. During the two weeks of the US Open, she won back-to-back $60K titles at the NEK Ladies Open in Hungary and the Montreux Ladies Open in Switzerland.[18] During the second event, she defeated top seed and world No. 120 Mariana Duque-Mariño.[19][20] These were Świątek's last two ITF tournaments of the year.[18] With these two titles, Świątek entered the top 200 for the first time at the age of 17, rising from No. 298 to No. 180 in those two weeks.[21]

2019: First WTA final, top 50 debut

Świątek at the 2019 Prague Open

Despite never playing on the WTA Tour before 2019, Świątek was able to compete in only tour-level events throughout the year. After being unable to qualify at the Auckland Open, she qualified for her first WTA main draw at the Australian Open. She then defeated No. 82 Ana Bogdan in three sets in her debut match to reach the second round. At her next three tournaments, she was also able to qualify at the Hungarian Ladies Open, but not either of the Premier Mandatory events in March.[19]

Świątek made her first WTA breakthrough at the Ladies Open Lugano in April. With her first direct acceptance into a main draw, she made her first WTA final. During the event, she upset No. 3 seed Viktória Kužmová in the second round for her first top 50 victory.[22] She ultimately finished runner-up to Polona Hercog in three sets.[23] Moreover, a precise cross-court forehand drop shot she hit against Kristýna Plíšková in the semifinal was voted the 2019 WTA Shot of the Year.[24] With the runner-up, she also made her debut in the top 100 while still 17 years old.[25] Świątek closed out her clay court season with a fourth round appearance at the French Open in her second major.[19] She upset No. 16 Wang Qiang in the second round for her first top 20 victory before losing to defending champion Simona Halep.[26][27]

Świątek could not repeat her French Open success at the remaining Grand Slam events of the year, losing her opening match at Wimbledon and in the second round at the US Open.[19] Her best result in the second half of the season was a third round appearance at the Canadian Open. During the event, she upset No. 18 Caroline Wozniacki before losing to No. 2 Naomi Osaka.[19][28] With this result, she entered the top 50 for the first time a week later.[21] She missed the rest of the season after the US Open to undergo foot surgery and finished the year at No. 61 in the world.[2][21]

2020: French Open champion, top 20 debut

Świątek made her return to the WTA Tour at the Australian Open. She matched her best result at a Grand Slam tournament with another fourth-round appearance, this time highlighted by a victory over No. 20, Donna Vekić.[2][29] She defeated Vekić again at the Qatar Open, her last match win before the WTA Tour was shut down for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[19] Świątek continued her Grand Slam success once the tour resumed. She reached the third round at the US Open, losing to eventual runner-up Victoria Azarenka.[30]

Entering the rescheduled French Open in September, Świątek was ranked No. 54 in the world. Nonetheless, she won the singles event for her maiden WTA title. During the tournament, she defeated 2019 runner-up and world No. 19, Markéta Vondroušová, in the opening round.[19][31] Her biggest upset was a victory in the fourth round over top seed and world No. 2, Simona Halep, who was on a 17-match win streak and was also the heavy favourite to win the title.[32][33] 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.[32] Świątek defeated world No. 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. She also became the youngest singles champion at the tournament since Rafael Nadal in 2005 and the youngest women's singles winner since Monica Seles in 1992. She won the title without dropping a set or more than five games to any opponent, and the 28 games she lost in total were tied for the second-fewest among French Open singles champions in the Open Era behind only the 20 games Steffi Graf lost in 1988. With the title, Świątek rose to No. 17 in the world. She also played the doubles event, partnering with Nicole Melichar for the first time. The pair reached the semifinals, and also did not drop a set until their last match.[34][35][36][37]

2021: WTA 1000 title, French Open doubles final, world No. 4

Świątek at the 2021 French Open

At the Australian Open, Świątek was seeded 15th and recorded wins over Arantxa Rus, Camila Giorgi and Fiona Ferro. She reached the fourth round where she lost to Simona Halep, in three sets.[38] At Adelaide, she won her first WTA Tour title without dropping a set in the whole tournament. She defeated Belinda Bencic in the final, in straight sets.[39] As a result, she entered the top 15 for the first time in her career, in March 2021.[citation needed]

Seeded 15th, Świątek won her first career WTA 1000-title at the Italian Open, defeating former champion Karolína Plíšková with no lost games in just 46 minutes. She advanced to the final after defeating two-time champion and 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 Krejčíková.[40] Świątek became the third player to win a title after saving match point en route in 2021, alongside Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open and Ashleigh Barty in Miami. She also became the fourth teenager to win a WTA 1000 event.[41][42] This successful run to her third career title moved her into the top 10 in the singles rankings on 17 May 2021, as world No. 9.[43]

At the 2021 French Open, Świątek was seeded at No. 8. She opened her title defense winning against Kaja Juvan in the first round, and then defeated Rebecca Peterson, Anett Kontaveit and Marta Kostyuk. She won 22 straight sets at the French Open but then lost in the quarterfinals to Maria Sakkari. In doubles, seeded 14th with Bethanie Mattek-Sands as a pair, playing just their third event together, they reached the final[44] where they were defeated by Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková in straight sets. As a result, Świątek reached the top 50 at a career-high ranking of No. 42 in doubles for the first time in her career.[citation needed]

She started her grass-court season at the Eastbourne International where she was seeded at No. 4. After defeating Heather Watson, she lost to Daria Kasatkina in the second round. As the seventh seed at Wimbledon, Świątek defeated Hsieh Su-wei, Vera Zvonareva, and Irina-Camelia Begu, all in straight sets. In the fourth round, she lost to Ons Jabeur, in three sets.[citation needed]

With her win over Anett Kontaveit in the third round of the US Open, she became the only player to have reached the second week of all four Grand Slam championships in the 2021 season.[45]

She qualified for the WTA Finals for the first time in her career.[46]

2022: World No. 1 and six titles; French Open winner

Świątek started her season at the 2022 Adelaide International in January, seeded fifth. After wins against Daria Saville, Leylah Fernandez, and Victoria Azarenka, Świątek lost to Ashleigh Barty in the semifinals.[47] She was scheduled to play at the 2022 Sydney International—seeded sixth—and her first match was scheduled to be against Emma Raducanu,[48] but she pulled out of the tournament due to a rib injury.[citation needed]

Świątek entered into the 2022 Australian Open, where she was seeded seventh. She defeated qualifier Harriet Dart in the first round, Rebecca Peterson in the second round and Daria Kasatkina in the third round. All wins were in straight sets.[49][50][51] She reached her first Australian Open quarterfinal after defeating Sorana Cîrstea in the fourth round.[52] As of January 2022, Świątek has reached the second week of a Grand Slam at six consecutive majors, beginning with her 2020 French Open title, setting a record for the longest streak of second-week progressions.[53] In the quarterfinal she defeated Kaia Kanepi in a match at three hours and one minute before losing to Danielle Collins in the semifinal the following day.[54][55]

In February, Świątek entered into the Qatar Total Open, where she was seeded seventh. She defeated Viktorija Golubic and Daria Kasatkina in the second and third rounds respectively. In the quarterfinals, she defeated top seeded Aryna Sabalenka before advancing to the semifinals where she played against Maria Sakkari, winning in straight sets. In the final, she won against fourth-seeded Anett Kontaveit, losing only two games, to claim her second WTA 1000 championship title.[56]

At Indian Wells, Świątek reached her third WTA 1000 final, where, as the third seed, she defeated Anhelina Kalinina, Clara Tauson and Angelique Kerber in 3 sets, and Madison Keys and Simona Halep in straight sets. She defeated 6th seed Maria Sakkari in straight sets to win her fifth title. With the back-to-back Masters wins, Świątek reached a career-high ranking of world No. 2.[57]

The following week, Świątek was seeded second at the Miami Open. Due to the retirement of reigning world No. 1, Ashleigh Barty, on 23 March, Świątek clinched the world No. 1 singles ranking after her second-round victory over Viktorija Golubic. The new ranking was applied on 4 April, after Barty was officially removed from the rankings. Świątek is the only Polish tennis player, male or female, to have ever held the number 1 ranking in singles, and the second Polish tennis player after Łukasz Kubot to hold a number-one ranking in singles or doubles.[58][59] She then advanced to the final without dropping a set, recording victories over Madison Brengle, 14th seed Coco Gauff, 28th seed Petra Kvitová, and 16th seed Jessica Pegula. She beat Naomi Osaka in the final, becoming the fourth as well as the youngest woman (11th player overall) to complete the Sunshine Double and also the 1st woman to win the first three WTA 1000 events of the year.[60]

In April, Świątek participated at Stuttgart Open as the top seed after withdrawing from Charleston Open for a short time rest. She defeated Eva Lys and Emma Raducanu.[61] In the semifinal, Świątek lost her first set in a tiebreak against Liudmila Samsonova and came back with a two-set-win. It was a 3 hours and 3 minutes match that not only ended up being the longest of her career ,but ended her 28-set winning streak before reaching her fourth final of the season. In the final she played against the third seed Aryna Sabalenka, winning in straight sets and claiming her fourth consecutive WTA title.[62] However, in 27 April 2022, it was announced that Świątek pulled out of the Madrid Open due to her right shoulder injury. She said she will be taking a break to treat her arm, and will also be preparing for the upcoming Italian Open in Rome and French Open in Paris.[63] After pulling out of Madrid, Świątek spent some time for intense training at Rafa Nadal Academy in Mallorca.[64]

At the 2022 Italian Open as the defending champion she reached yet another WTA 1000 final, her fourth for the season, defeating Elena-Gabriela Ruse, Victoria Azarenka, Bianca Andreescu and Aryna Sabalenka.[65] She also became the seventh player to reach two finals in Rome before turning 21.[66] In the final she beat Ons Jabeur in straight sets to claim her fifth consecutive WTA title.[67] She finished with a 28-match winning streak.[68]

As World No. 1 entering the French Open, Świątek defeated Lesia Tsurenko, Alison Riske, and Danka Kovinić all in straight sets. In the 4th round she faced Chinese teenager Zheng Qinwen and lost the first set despite having 5 set points and a 5-2 lead in both the set as well as the tiebreak. [69] Świątek made the semifinals defeating Jessica Pegula.[70][71][72] She went one step further to reach the final by defeating Daria Kasatkina.[73] In the final, Świątek conquered Coco Gauff and clinched her second French Open title, losing one set en route. She became only the 10th woman to win multiple Roland Garros singles titles in the Open Era. Having just turned 21, Świątek was the fourth youngest player to triumph more than once in Paris after Monica Seles, Stefanie Graf, and Chris Evert who were younger.[74][75] She finished the tournament with a 35-match winning streak, matching the longest unbeaten streak since Venus Williams in 2000 and becoming the 8th woman in the Open Era with 35 or more wins in a row.[76][77][78][79]

At the beginning of the grass court season, Świątek was scheduled to play in the German Open, but withdrew from the tournament due to shoulder discomfort.[80]

National representation

Junior competitions

Świątek (left) and Kaja Juvan, the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics gold medallists in girls' doubles

Świątek represented Poland at the ITF World Junior Tennis Finals for 14-and-under girls twice in 2014 and 2015. She won all of her matches in 2014 to lead Poland to a ninth-place finish out of 16 teams. The following year, she helped Poland go undefeated in the round robin stage to reach the semifinals.[9][10] Świątek moved up to the 16-and-under Junior Fed Cup in 2016, where she played alongside Maja Chwalińska and Stefania Rogozińska-Dzik. Poland won the title, defeating the United States 2–1 in the final. Świątek won both of her rubbers in the final tie, defeating Amanda Anisimova in singles before partnering with Chwalińska to defeat Caty McNally and Claire Liu in the decisive doubles rubber.[81] The last event of Świątek's junior career was the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games. Although she lost in the quarterfinals in singles to Clara Burel,[82] she partnered with Slovenian Kaja Juvan to win the gold medal in doubles. In the final they defeated Naito and Sato, who were also Świątek's opponents in the French Open doubles final earlier in the year.[15][83]

Billie Jean King Cup

Świątek made her senior Billie Jean King Cup debut in 2018 when Poland was in Europe/Africa Zone Group I.[b] To advance out of this group, Poland needed to win their round-robin group, a play-off tie against one of the other round robin group winners, and then another play-off tie as part of the separate World Group II Play-off round. They did not win their round-robin group in 2018 or 2019. Świątek won her only singles match in 2018. While she only won one of her three singles matches in 2019, she won both of her doubles rubbers while partnering with Alicja Rosolska. 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. Nonetheless, they won their group and defeated Sweden 2–0 in the play-off to advance to the separate Play-off round. Świątek won all three of her singles matches in the 2020 Europe/Africa Zone Group I round. Overall, Świątek has a 7–3 record at the Fed Cup, comprising 5–2 in singles and 2–1 in doubles.[84]

Playing style

Świątek hitting a backhand at the 2019 Prague Open

Świątek has an aggressive, all-court style of play and incorporates a lot of variety into her game. Because her game style is focused on offence, she typically generates high amounts of both winners and unforced errors.[28][85][86] She has described her style of play on clay as "a big serve, topspin, and backhand down the line".[4] Despite her aggressive style of play, she plays with margin, and constructs points carefully until she creates an opportunity to hit a winner, and in all seven of her matches played at the French Open, she hit more winners than unforced errors. In total at the French Open, she hit 175 winners to 127 unforced errors. Her forehand and backhand are fast and powerful, with her forehand being hit with significant topspin due to her employing an extreme western grip; on her run to the title at the French Open in 2020, Świątek's average forehand speed was 73 mph (118 km/h), only 4 km/h below that of the average male forehand speed. She even hit some forehands up to 79 mph (127 km/h), the fastest of any female player in the draw. Her forehand topspin reached 3453 rpm at the French Open, comparable with her idol Rafael Nadal.[87] Świątek's backhand speed peaked at 76 mph (122 km/h) at the French Open, the fastest of any female player in the draw, and equal to Dominic Thiem's backhand speed; Thiem possessed the fastest backhand of any male player at the French Open.[88]

Świątek aims to come to the net, and has good volleying skills due to her doubles experience.[89] Świątek possesses an accurate first serve, peaking at 114 mph (183 km/h), and averaging at 103 mph (166 km/h), allowing her to serve aces, dictate play from the first stroke, and win a majority of first-serve points. She possesses an effective kick serve, and an effective slice serve, which are deployed as second serves, preventing opponents from scoring free points. She also regularly uses the drop shot, and won the 2019 WTA Shot of the Year with a cross-court drop shot from the baseline that landed on the sideline well inside the service box.[24][90] Świątek aims to gain the advantage in a point by hitting the ball early on the rise.[89] Further strengths include her exceptional speed, movement, and court coverage, detailed and intricate footwork, and intelligent point construction. Świątek is also notable for her positive mental attitude, calm demeanour and composure under pressure, which has been credited to her work with sports psychologist Daria Abramowicz.[91] Indicative of her positive mindset, Świątek often yells ''Jazda!'' when she wins a point, meaning ''Let's go!'' in English. Her favourite surface is clay, having grown up playing on that surface, although she has had success on all surfaces.[92] Her clay court success is enhanced by her ability to slide on the surface; as her career has progressed, she has also developed the ability to slide on hard and grass courts, too.[citation needed]

Świątek is a very popular player on the WTA Tour. She finished runner-up to Simona Halep in the voting for the WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player of the Year award in 2019.[93] In 2020, she was voted the WTA Fan Favorite Singles Player of the Year.[94]

Coaching team

Świątek's primary coach in her early junior years was Michał Kaznowski, who she worked with up to the 2016 French Open.[8][95] Jolanta Rusin-Krzepota was her physical preparation trainer for almost four years through the end of the 2019 US Open.[96] Świątek was coached by Piotr Sierzputowski beginning in 2016.[97] During the time Sierzputowski has been her coach, British former professional tennis player and former Polish Davis Cup coach Nick Brown has also served as a main consultant on occasion.[98] Świątek also works with sports psychologist Daria Abramowicz.[99][91][100]

In December 2021 Iga announced that she is splitting from coach Piotr Sierzputowski after nearly six years working together. "This change is really challenging for me, and this decision wasn't easy, either." Świątek hired Sierzputowski as her coach in January 2016, when she was 15 and still playing in junior tournaments.[101] Her current coach is Tomasz Wiktorowski, who previously coached Agnieszka Radwańska.[102]


Świątek has been sponsored by Asics for clothing since the start of 2020. She was previously sponsored by Nike.[103] Świątek is also endorsed by the Red Bull energy drink company, the Chinese tech giant Xiaomi[104] and the Lexus division of the Toyota automaker company, the latter of which have also sponsored fellow Polish tennis player Agnieszka Radwańska.[105][106] In 2021, Świątek signed an endorsement deal with Tecnifibre for racquets; she previously used a Prince Textreme 100 Tour racquet, although she was not under contract with the company. Świątek's father also confirmed that she had also signed a contract with Rolex in 2021. Since February 2021, her main partner is PZU.[107]


On 10 October 2021, Świątek 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. "I would say in sports, for me, it was always important to use that kind of help because I always thought that in my mental toughness there is some strength that I can use on court and I can also develop in that manner," she said. After winning in at the French Open in 2020, Świątek revealed that using her sports psychologist (Daria Abramowicz) had helped her get over the line. "It's just good to stay open-minded. If you need that kind of help, then go for it. If you're up to it and if you're open-minded, I think it helps a lot," Świątek added.[108]

Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, Świątek has often wore ribbons or other accessories in Ukrainian colors, and on several occasions have publicly declared her support for Ukraine.[109][110][111][112]

Personal life

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.[113]

Career statistics

Grand Slam tournament performance timelines

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.


Tournament 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win %
Australian Open 2R 4R 4R SF 0 / 4 12–4 75%
French Open 4R W QF W 2 / 4 21–2 91%
Wimbledon 1R NH 4R 0 / 2 3–2 60%
US Open 2R 3R 4R 0 / 3 6–3 67%
Win–loss 5–4 12–2 13–4 12–1 2 / 12 42–11 79%
Career statistics
Titles 0 1 2 6 Career total: 9
Finals 1 1 2 6 Career total: 10
Year-end ranking 61 17 9 $11,256,372


Tournament 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W–L Win %
Australian Open A A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
French Open A SF F A 0 / 2 9–2 82%
Wimbledon A NH A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
US Open 2R A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–loss 1–1 4–1 5–1 0–0 0 / 3 10–3 77%

Grand Slam tournament finals

Singles: 2 (2 titles)

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 2020 French Open Clay United States Sofia Kenin 6–4, 6–1
Win 2022 French Open (2) Clay United States Coco Gauff 6–1, 6–3

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2021 French Open Clay United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková
Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
4–6, 2–6




  1. ^ Defined here as a player representing Poland. 2018 Australian Open winner Caroline Wozniacki was born to Polish parents, but represented Denmark.
  2. ^ The Billie Jean King Cup was known as the Fed Cup until 2020.


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