Iga Swiatek is a female Polish professional tennis player born on May 31, 2001 in Warsaw, Poland. Her father, rower Tomasz Swiatek, competed in the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics. Piotr Sierzputowski and Jolanta Rusin-Krzepota coach her.
She plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. During her junior years, Swiatek won the 2016 Junior Fed Cup along with the rest of the Polish team. In 2018, she and partner Caty McNally won the girl’s doubles champion in the French Open. She also defeated Leonie Kung at the Wimbledon girl’s singles finals.
Swiatek is also a member of the Polish Fed Cup Team from 2018 to 2019. In 2019, she was able to reach the finals round at Lugano.
Since turning pro, Swiatek has a career record of 81 victories and 18 losses. She also won 7 ITF career titles in singles. In doubles, she has a career record of 7 victories and 6 losses. As of July 15, 2019, the highest rank she achieved was at No. 61, which is also her current rank. Swiatek still has to win a Grand Slam tournament but has already made appearances at the four Grand Slam events.
- 81–18 (81.8%) career record – singles
- 7 International Tennis Federation career titles – singles
- 7–6 (53.8%) career record - doubles