Iga Swiatek has, in the opinion of Mats Wilander, attained the status of everyone knowing that he will perform, which makes him like Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Swiatek, the top-ranked player in the world, finished the first week of the Australian Open with three victories in straight sets.
Swiatek defeated Cristina Bucsa 6-0, 6-1 in her Australian Open match in the third round. Now, according to Wilander, Swiatek’s participation in the second week of a Grand Slam is all but guaranteed. The fact that Iga Swiatek is currently incredibly dependable is the most significant aspect of her.
You can never defeat a particular type of player. You cannot defeat Iga Swiatek if you don’t hit the ball forcefully. Furthermore, it’s practically starting to seem that way on all surfaces, so it must be a very pleasant sensation. When you’ve seen someone like Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic throughout the years, you understand at the start of the Grand Slams that there is no way this guy can be Rafa.
And I believe Iga is establishing that bar. At least half of the dressing room is of the opinion “Well, I can’t do anything.” I’m unable to harm him. Eurosport was told by Wilander. Swiatek faced a challenge against Jule Niemeier in the Australian Open first round, but it wasn’t too concerning because the Pole defeated the German 6-4, 7-5.
Swiatek defeated Camila Osorio in her subsequent round 6-2, 6-3. The next round, Swiatek defeated Bucsa with ease, winning 6-0, 6-1. In the Grand Slams, Swiatek has actually developed into a pretty dependable player. Swiatek is now having a successful tournament at the Australian Open and is focused on winning her fourth Major.
With two Grand Slam victories at Roland Garros, which she won for the second time, and her first US Open, the Pole just had the best season of her professional career and solidified her position as the world’s top player following Ash Barty’s retirement.
Rafa Nadal‘s comments from Becker
The former World No. 1 Rafael Nadal was discussed in depth by Boris Becker in a chat with Eurosport. He is not a legendary tennis player. He is a sports legend and one of the most significant athletes of the past 25 years, according to the 55-year-old.
He has increased public support for his nation, and although he has the right to run for president, Becker predicts that he will take up a racket once more. “I sincerely hope and pray that he heals quickly so we can see him again. At the very latest in Paris. However, I believe his days are numbered,” he continued.