Iga Swiatek Player Profile

Iga Swiatek is a professional tennis player from Poland who is the current number 1 female tennis player in the world.

Iga became the first Polish person to win a grand slam event when she claimed the French Open title in 2020 and she was also the youngest player (male or female) to win the French Open since her hero Rafael Nadal won the title in 2005.

Below, I have put together some interesting stats from her playing career to date, along with some answers to some frequently asked questions about her.

Iga Swiatek Player Profile

Career Stats

Birth Date31st of May 2001
Year turned Pro2016
NationalityPolish
WTA Career Titles11
Grand Slams3
Year–end WTA finals0
Tennis RacketTecnifibre T-Rebound 298 Iga
Forehand GripWestern Forehand Grip
BackhandTwo Handed Backhand
Serve GripContinental Grip

Singles Titles

Iga has won a total of 11 singles titles on the WTA tour including three grand slam singles titles (2020 Roland Garros, 2022 Roland Garros, and 2022 US Open), five WTA 1000 singles titles, and three WTA 500 singles titles.

Title #YearTournamentWTA LevelOpponent in FinalScore in Final
12020Roland GarrosGrand SlamSofia Kenin6-4, 6-1
22021Adelaide500Belinda Bencic6-2, 6-2
32021Rome1000Karolína Plíšková6-0, 6-0
42022Doha1000Anett Kontaveit6-2, 6-0
52022Indian Wells1000Maria Sakkari6-4, 6-1
62022Miami1000Naomi Osaka6-4, 6-0
72022Stuttgart500Aryna Sabalenka6-2, 6-2
82022Rome1000Ons Jabeur6-2, 6-2
92022French OpenGrand SlamCoco Gauff6-1, 6-3
102022US OpenGrand SlamOns Jabeur6-2, 7-6
112022San Diego500Donna Vekic6–3, 3–6, 6-0

2020 French Open Women’s Singles Final

Below are highlights from Iga’s maiden major singles final win at Roland Garros in 2020.

FAQ

What is her Net Worth?

She has won just under $9 million in career prize money to date so if you take into account all the off court endorsements she has, a conservative estimate for her net worth would be in the region of $6 million dollars.

Is she Married?

No, she is currently single and is not married.

How tall is Iga?

She is 1.76 metres tall (5ft 9in).

When and Where was Iga’s first Grand Slam Victory?

Her first victory at the majors came at the 2020 French Open where she beat Sofia Kenin in straight sets in the final (6–4, 6–1).

Was Iga ever ranked number 1 in the world?

Yes, She is the current world number 1 in the WTA Singles Ranking.

When did she turn pro?

She turned pro in 2016 but did not play on the WTA Tour until 2019 when she made it to the main draw of the 2019 Australian Open where she beat Ana Bogdan in three sets in the first round before losing to Camila Giorgi in the second round.

What Tennis Racket does she use?

She endorses the Tecnifibre T-Rebound 298 Iga tennis racket.

How many Grand Slams has she won?

To date, she has won three Grand Slam singles titles, which was the 2020 French Open where she beat Sofia Kenin in the final 6–4, 6–1, the 2022 French Open where she beat Coco Gauff in the final 6-1, 6-3, and the 2022 US Open where she beat Ons Jabeur in the final 6-2, 7-6.

Has she ever won the Billie Jean King Cup/Fed Cup with Poland?

No, she has yet to win the Billie Jean King Cup/Fed Cup with Poland.

Has she won any major Doubles Titles?

To date, she has not won any major doubles titles with her best performance being the 2021 French Open, where she made it to the ladies’ doubles final with her doubles partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Has she won a gold medal in singles or doubles at an Olympics?

No, she has not yet won a gold medal for Poland in singles or doubles at an Olympics.

Does she have any siblings?

Yes, Iga was one older sister called Agata.

Who are her Parents?

Iga’s Parents are Dorota and Tomasz Swiatek. Her father Tomasz is a former Olympic rower for Poland and her mother is an orthodontist.

Where was she born?

She was born in Warsaw, Poland.

Did she win any Junior Grand Slam Titles?

Yes, she won the 2018 French Open Girls Doubles with her doubles partner Caty McNally.