Thursday in Rome Iga your lips She won a very tough match with Victoria Azarenka. Ranked #1 in the world, the WTA has always fought not only with the former #1 but also with herself. In the first set, Iga made 31 involuntary fouls and lost 0: 3, Azarenka She had a 4-0 serve.
Despite the bad match, Świątek did not lose the will to fight and during the meeting returned to her normal level (in the second set she had only 8 valid fouls). It is today the highest level in the world. out of reach of competitors.
This is evidenced by the eloquent statistics. Iga is unbeaten for three months and five tournaments. She won tournaments in Doha, Indian Wells, Miami and Stuttgart respectively and has now reached the quarter-finals in Rome.
Swiatek has a streak of 25 matches he won in a row. How rare is such a streak in tennis? reminds of it In this.
As you can see, Iga is in a unique company. And if we were to give such a rating from 2001 and not 2000 (2001 looks better, because it marks the beginning of the 21st century), then the elite club will be smaller.
Then, the sequence of winners with a line of at least 25 matches will look like this:
- Serena Williams 34 consecutive wins
- Justin Henin 32
- Victoria Azarenka 26
- Iga Świątek 25 (and continues)
The 21st century record is possible if IGA wins Roma and Roland Garros
Finally, something for the dreamers – if Iga wins the championship in Rome then too Roland GarrosRoland Garros (starts May 22), then would have had the longest WTA streak of the 21st century. By that time, his counter will already be 35 games in a row (three more in Rome and seven in Paris).
At the same time, let us remember that modern records are not even close to those of the 20th century. Longest winning streak in history Tennis She had Martina Navratilova, who won 74 consecutive games in 1984!
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