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 Career Stats
|Birth Date||31st of May 2001|
|Height||1.76 meters (5ft 9in)|
|Year turned Pro||2016|
|WTA Career Titles||13|
|Year–end WTA finals||0|
|Tennis Racket||Tecnifibre T-Rebound 298 Iga|
|Forehand Grip||Western Forehand Grip|
|Backhand||Two Handed Backhand|
|Serve Grip||Continental Grip|
Iga Swiatek has won a total of 13 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 four WTA 500 singles titles.
|Title #||Year||Tournament||WTA Level||Opponent in Final||Score in Final|
|1||2020||Roland Garros||Grand Slam||Sofia Kenin||6-4, 6-1|
|2||2021||Adelaide||500||Belinda Bencic||6-2, 6-2|
|3||2021||Rome||1000||Karolína Plíšková||6-0, 6-0|
|4||2022||Doha||1000||Anett Kontaveit||6-2, 6-0|
|5||2022||Indian Wells||1000||Maria Sakkari||6-4, 6-1|
|6||2022||Miami||1000||Naomi Osaka||6-4, 6-0|
|7||2022||Stuttgart||500||Aryna Sabalenka||6-2, 6-2|
|8||2022||Rome||1000||Ons Jabeur||6-2, 6-2|
|9||2022||French Open||Grand Slam||Coco Gauff||6-1, 6-3|
|10||2022||US Open||Grand Slam||Ons Jabeur||6-2, 7-6|
|11||2022||San Diego||500||Donna Vekic||6–3, 3–6, 6-0|
|12||2023||Doha||500||Jessica Pegula||6-3, 6-0|
|13||2023||Stuttgart||500||Aryna Sabalenka||6-3, 6-4|
2020 French Open Women’s Singles Final
Below are highlights from Iga’s maiden major singles final win at Roland Garros in 2020, where she beat Sofia Kenin 6–4, 6–1 in the final.
By the end of April 2023, Iga won a total of $16,200,983 in career prize money, winning $1,465,906 in the first four months of 2023 alone.
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 meters tall (5ft 9in) which is 1/2 an inch taller than the average female tennis player in the top 100.
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.