The polish Iga Swiatek He does not appear to be 19 years old. Neither in his physique, nor in the way he unfolds on a tennis court, and he is ratifying it in this edition of Roland Garros where he beat Argentina Nadia Podoroska and got into the final.
The current N ° 48 in the world in the WTA ranking has plenty of weapons to be able to get excited about the Bois de Boulogne; in addition, the results also support it. This time, he left Podoroska behind to get into the final in Paris and impress the world.
In his campaign in Paris on his way to the final, the European did not yield sets. In her six appearances, the tightest quarter she had was in the second round against Taipei native Hsieh Su-Wei, who won 6-4.
In the round of 16, Swiatek, daughter of an Olympic rower, dominated in the Philippe Chatrier Romanian Simona Halep (1st favorite) beating it 6-1 and 6-2. From there, the lights of Paris began to point towards who is the best teenager located in the world ranking above Coco Gauff and Amanda Anisimova.
His road to the final at Roland Garros is already amazing:
to Marketa Vondrousova [CZE] 6-1 6-2
to Su Wei Hsieh [TPE] 6-1 6-4
to Eugenie Bouchard [CAN] 6-3 6-2
to Simona Halep [ROU] 6-1 6-2
to Martina Trevisan [ITA] 6-3 6-1
to Nadia Podoroska [ARG] 6-2 6-1
In the semifinals of Roland Garros, Argentine Nadia Podoroska could do little to get into the definition. Precisely, the Polish from Warsaw, who took advantage of the break to finish her secondary studies and begin to shape her mental training, won the seven finals that she played between W15, W25 and even W60 tournaments, all corresponding to the ITF circuit.
Despite her young age, the Polish woman knows well what it means to put the flag of her country at the top: in 2016 she won the Junior Fed Cup together with her compatriots and in 2018, at the Youth Olympic Games, she won the gold medal in doubles with Kaja Juvan.
This Saturday, he will look for what would be, in his short career, the most important title.