Iga Swiatek played in Roland Garros just as if he were contesting a Future in any rural French area. With great serenity, the Polish pulverized all her rivals in the Bois de Boulogne Y entered the great history not only of his country but also of women’s tennis.
The resonance of his campaign in Paris serves as a trigger to promote the five most curious facts that left the coronation of this adolescent of just 19 years old.
For Poland this trophy is a real success: with the hopes in the male branch placed in Hubert Hurkacz, Swiatek becomes the first player of this nationality to have won a Grand Slam tournament.
Also, after defeating Sofia Kenin In the final, this is the fourth season in a row that there are different champions in tournaments on the women’s circuit Majors since the American herself achieved the title in Australia Y Naomi osaka I had achieved it in the US Open.
On his way to the title, a former doubles gold medalist in the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games 2018 gave up no sets and just lost 28 games overall, the fewest since Steffi Graf in 1988.
On the other hand, with hardly 19 years, 132 days is the first teenage player to win a Grand Slam trophy since the Russian Maria Sharapova will achieve it in the US Open 2006 with 19 years and 90 days.
Among so many achievements, in addition, Swiatek achieved something that in the male branch unites her with the one who is the master and lord of the Parisian Grand Slam: Rafael Nadal. As he Bullfighter like the polish they had never reached the quarterfinals before claiming their first crown in this kind of tournament.