Incredible Iga Swiatek continued her dominant run in 2022 & remained perfect in Grand Slam finals as she beat No.5 Ons Jabeur in US Open 2022

Iga Swiatek : US Open 2022 | Winner | Grand Slams

Iga Świątek ( born 31 May 2001) is a Polish professional tennis player. She is currently ranked world No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).

Iga Swiatek : US Open 2022 | Winner | Grand Slams

Born 31 May 2001 (age 21)
Warsaw, Poland
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro October 2016
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach Tomasz Wiktorowski

Świątek 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 singles title.

Świątek’s father Tomasz is a retired 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.

Iga Swiatek US open 2022

Incredible Iga Swiatek continued her dominant run in 2022 and remained perfect in Grand Slam finals as she beat No.5 Ons Jabeur in the US Open 2022 final on Arthur Ashe Stadium to lift her third career Grand Slam trophy.

The 21-year-old from Poland, who is a two-time French Open champion, beat the 2022 Wimbledon runners-up 6-2, 7-6 (5) in the US Open final to become only the fourth active women’s singles player on tour to have three or more majors after Venus Williams (7), Naomi Osaka (4) and Angelique Kerber (3).

Iga Swiatek : US Open 2022 | Winner | Grand Slams

Swiatek showed complete and utter dominance in the opening set, going 3-0 up in just eight minutes, before wrapping it up in quick fashion with a 6-2 win, although she was broken once.

The world no.1 managed to get 90 per cent of her first serves in and was top-notch with her return game as well.

Jabeur had won 83 per cent of her first serve points in her semi-final against Caroline Garcia, but on Saturday, Swiatek secured 9 of the 11 return points against the Tunisian’s first serve.

Iga Swiatek winner

Iga Swiatek, on Saturday, September 10, won the women’s singles title in US Open 2022 after beating Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) in the final at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Ons Jabeur is somehow clinging on to her chances in the US Open final. After going 0-3 down, she has made it 2-3. The 28-year-old earned her second break in the match.

Ons Jabeur isn’t in a mood to give up. She has broken Iga Swiatek’s serve for the second time in the second set to make it 3-4.

Ons Jabeur was trailing 0-3 in the second set, but has made an incredible comeback. The second set reading 4-4, Iga Swiatek has some work to do to close out the match.

The second set has gone into a tie-break. Iga Swiatek had a championship point under her belt, but Ons Jabeur held her nerve to not only save it, but take the set into a tie-breaker.

After an absolute thriller, World No.1 Iga Swiatek won her maiden US Open singles title after beating Ons Jabeur 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Grand slams

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.

Iga Swiatek : US Open 2022 | Winner | Grand SlamsIga Swiatek : US Open 2022 | Winner | Grand Slams

Grand Slam singles results
         Australian Open        SF (2022)
French Open W (2020, 2022)          
Wimbledon 4R (2021)
US Open W (2022)

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.

                    Grand Slam doubles results              
French Open F (2021)
US Open 2R (2019)

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.

She was scheduled to play at the 2022 Sydney International—seeded sixth—and her first match was scheduled to be against Emma Raducanu, but she pulled out of the tournament due to a rib injury.

Świątek entered into the 2022 Australian Open, where she was seeded seventh.

Iga Swiatek : US Open 2022 | Winner | Grand Slams

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.

She reached her first Australian Open quarterfinal after defeating Sorana Cîrstea in the fourth round.

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.

By Rishabh

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