Iga Swiatek

Swiatek Completes Three-Peat At Roland-Garros

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 8, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Iga Swiatek was all business from first ball to last one in her latest Roland-Garros final. On a beautiful Saturday in Paris, and with a full house of fans packing Court Philippe-Chatrier, the […]

Swiatek Remains The Queen, Through To Third Straight Roland-Garros Final

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 6, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Two-time defending champion and this year’s top seed Iga Swiatek continued her reign of Roland-Garros by advancing to her third straight French Open final on a sun-splashed Thursday afternoon in Paris. The 23-year-old, […]

Swiatek, Gauff Sprint Their Way Into Roland-Garros Quarterfinals

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 2, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) The older Iga Swiatek gets the better she plays – and, sometimes, quicker, too. On Sunday morning, under cool and blustery conditions at the French Open in Paris, the just-turned 23-year-old three-time Roland-Garros […]

Swiatek Wins Third Rome Title With Dominance and Patience

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 18, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Coming into the women’s singles final of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia Saturday afternoon, only two women had swept Madrid and Rome in a single season, Dinara Safina in 2009 and Serena Williams in […]

Swiatek Secures Mutua Madrid Open Title

MADRID/STARNBERG, May 4, 2024 World No. 1 Iga Swiatek clinched her first Mutua Madrid Open title in a spectacular fashion, saving three championship points to defeat defending champion Aryna Sabalenka from Belarus 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(7) in the longest WTA Tour […]

Australian Open: Swiatek Wins Tough Challenge Over Kenin

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 16, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Women’s world No. 1 Iga Swiatek was asked the other day during her Australian Open pre-tournament news conference just what would make 2024 a good season by her standards. A good question, considering […]