Iga Swiatek Net Worth & Biography: Wiki, Facts & Awards

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Iga Swiatek Net Worth

Iga Swiatek in 2022 has estimated net worth of up to $10 Million.

Net Worth$10 million
Full NameIga Swiatek
Birthdate (age)March 31, 2001 (21 years old)
BirthplaceWarsaw Poland
NationalityPolish
Marital statusSingle
Height1.76 m
ZodiacAries ♈
Professionathlete , tennis player

Full Biography of Iga Swiatek

The excellent skill of the Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek allowed her to gain a foothold in the world elite. With resounding victories, the athlete proved the non-randomness of her ascension to first place in the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association.

Childhood and youth

The biography of the future tennis player began on March 31, 2001 in Warsaw. Her father, Tomasz Swiatek, a Pole by nationality, is a former rower who competed in the 1998 Olympics, and her mother, Dorota Swiatek, is an orthodontist. Iga Swiatek has an older sister, Agatha, who also played tennis, but ended her career due to injuries.

The father dreamed that his daughters would achieve even greater heights than he did. He immediately discarded team sports, since he himself was engaged in rowing in fours and wanted the girls to rely only on themselves.

As a child, Iga Swiatek was engaged in swimming, but did not achieve success in it. Then she decided to follow the example of her older sister, whom she always looked up to, and signed up for tennis lessons.

Tennis

Iga Swiatek made a name for herself at the junior level by winning the Fed Cup in 2016. Two years later, she added the gold medal of the Summer Youth Olympic Games, which she won in tandem with Slovenian tennis player Kaja Juvan, to the treasury of awards.

Since 2019, the Polish athlete began to perform at the adult level. Iga Swiatek made her debut at the Women’s Tennis Association tournament in Auckland but did not qualify. At the Australian Open, Iga beat Romanian Anna Bogdan and managed to reach the second round, but lost to Italy ‘s Camila Giorgi there .

Iga Swiatek made her first breakthrough in her career at the Open Championship in Hungary. At the Ladies Open Lugan tournament, held in Switzerland, she confidently defeated the Slovak tennis player Viktoria Kuzhmova and reached the quarterfinals.

Victories over Belarusian Vera Lapko and Czech Kristina Plishkova allowed her to reach the final of the tournament. Iga Swiatek ultimately finished in second place, losing to Polona Herzog, and entered the WTA top 100 for the first time in her career.

The tennis player also managed to make it to the fourth round of the French Open where she lost to defending champion Simone Halep. Then she went to Washington, where she was noted for her participation in the Citi Open tournament, but she was eliminated in the second round. 

At the Rogers Cup, Swiatek showed a confident game, which allowed her to easily reach the main draw. She crushed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round , but lost to Naomi Osaka in the next round.

Iga Swiatek opened the next season with confident performances at the Australian Open. In the fourth round, she met on the court with the Estonian tennis player Anette Kontaveit. 

The stubborn struggle for reaching the quarterfinals turned out to be tense: the initiative passed from one athlete to another. As a result, Shventek turned out to be a little weaker than her rival.

At the US Open, the strong athlete with a height of 176 cm and a weight of 56 kg confidently went to victory, but flew out in the third round, losing in two sets to Victoria Azarenka.

Iga Swiatek became the main discovery of Roland Garros in 2020. The Polish tennis player created a sensation at the French Open with a powerful shot. Before the start of the tournament, she was ranked 54th in the Women’s Tennis Association ranking, and at the end of it she rose to 17th line.

In the first round, Iga confidently defeated the Czech racket Marketa Vondrousova, in the second, the Taiwanese athlete Xie Shuwei, in the third, the French Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, in the fourth, she sensationally defeated the Romanian Simona Halep, the favorite of the tournament.

The series of victories continued in the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the championship, where Swiatek easily defeated Italian Martina Trevisan and Argentine Nadia Podoroshka. In the final of the tournament, the Polish tennis player impressively dealt with the American Sofia Kenin and won the first Grand Slam of her career.

After the victory, Iga Swiatek made the entire sports community talk about herself. Not only did she win the trophy while unseeded, but she won every match in straight sets.

At the French Open, the tennis player also competed in doubles. Together with the American Nicole Melihar, she did not lose a single set, reached the semi-finals, where she lost in a bitter struggle to a pair of Alexa Guarachi and Desire Krawczyk.

The following season, the Polish racket continued its winning streak at the Grand Slam tournaments. At the Australian Open, Iga Swiatek reached the fourth round, but lost to Simona Halep in the quarter-final match.

The WTA 500 tournament, held in Adelaide, ended with an unconditional victory for Iga: in five matches she did not lose a single set, and in the final she defeated the 12th racket of the world Belinda Bencic.

Before the start of the series of matches at Roland Garros, the Polish athlete played in the WTA 1000 category tournament. She had no equal in Rome, and she won another title in her career.

The French Open Iga Swiatek started brightly: she confidently went forward, lap after lap, winning in two sets. Her winning streak was interrupted by the Greek racket Maria Sakkari, whom the winner of 2020 lost in a tense fight (6:4, 6:4).

More successfully at Roland Garros, Iga paired with Bethany Mattek-Sands. The tennis players reached the final, but in the battle for the trophy they lost to the Czechs Barbora Krejchikova and Katerina Sinyakova.

At Wimbledon, Iga Swiatek confidently won three matches, but lost in the fourth round to Tunisian racket Uns Jabir.

Personal life

Iga Swiatek does not flaunt her personal life. On her personal blog on Instagram, she shares mainly her sporting successes and only occasionally indulges fans with photos with her parents and relatives.

Sister Iga Swiatek followed in the footsteps of her mother and received a dental education.

Iga Swiatek now

At the beginning of 2022, Iga Swiatek participated in the Australian Open 2022 tournament, where she defeated British Harriet Dart, Swede Rebecca Peterson and Russian Daria Kasatkina in two sets. As a result, the Polish racket reached the semi-finals, where she lost to American Danielle Collins.

Iga Swiatek later played in the first three 1000 tournaments of the season and achieved the unique achievement of winning them all. In Doha, she defeated Anette Kontaveit in the final, in Indian Wells she beat Angelina Kalinina, Clara Tauson and Angelique Kerber, as well as Madison Keys and Simona Halep in three sets. 

After defeating Maria Sakkari, the athlete won the second trophy in a row. In the final of the Miami Open tournament, Swiatek defeated the Japanese Naomi Osaka in two sets, becoming the champion.

In early April 2022, Iga Swiatek, who is currently working with coach Petr Sezhputovsky and sports psychologist Daria Abramovich, topped the ranking of the Women’s Tennis Association. This became possible after the Australian Ashleigh Barty decided to end her career. Czech Barbora Kreychikova became the second racket, Spaniard Paula Badosa closed the top three.

Iga Swiatek Achievements and Awards 

  • 2018 – Winner of the Youth Olympic Games in doubles (with Kaya Yuvan)
  • 2020 – Winner of the French Open
  • 2021 – French Open doubles finalist (with Bethany Mattek-Sands)
  • 2021 – Winner of the international tournament in Adelaide
  • 2021 – Winner of the Italian Open
  • 2022 – Winner of the Qatar Open
  • 2022 – Indian Wells Masters winner
  • 2022 – Miami Open winner

Interesting Facts about Iga Swiatek

  1. Iga Swiatek is passionate about classic rock. Favorite bands are Guns N’ Roses and AC/DC .
  2. The Polish athlete is a fan of the Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal.
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