The new number 1 in the world Iga Swiatek is in the shape of her life. Beginning her new journey, she defeated Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania on home soil at the Billie Jean King Cup. She won the match 6-1, 6-0. She then defeated Andreea Prisacariu 6-0, 6-0 to seal Poland’s victory over Romania. She extended the exceptional streak of 19 consecutive wins. Swiatek is the first player from Poland and 2000s to reach No. 1 in both ATP and WTP ranking history.
Swiatek played Poland’s first game against Romania in the Billie Jean King Cup. The game was very one-sided. Swiatek hit 19 winners, 11 of which were forehands. And in seven service games against Mihaela, the former top 20 player, no break point.
“I’m much more self-confident now”: Iga Swiatek
After the win, she admitted she was confident. And felt like she grew and developed every aspect of the game. She also said that her streak on the WTA tour gave her confidence and this streak also puts pressure on opponents. She said she would work in a new position and stay there for a while.
In the interview, Swiatek admitted that she liked playing against left-handers. She trains with her teammate Maja Chwalinska, who is left-handed. She’s got used to it and playing left-handed wasn’t a challenge for her as she’s played and won against Kerber and Kvitova in recent weeks. ‘
“I’m much more confident now‘ Swiatek admitted. “I feel like I’ve definitely grown up. I developed every aspect of my game. The streak I have on the WTA Tour has given me so much confidence that now I can just put pressure on my opponents and that’s really a privilege. “I will also be working on my new position and hope to stay there for a while.
She also recorded dominating wins over Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep earlier this year and speaks volumes about her dominance.
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