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Iga Swi ± tek as the greatest superstar in tennis history. Tennis “Nadal, Federer, Serena”

Iga Swi ± tek as the greatest superstar in tennis history.  Tennis "Nadal, Federer, Serena"

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.

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Iga Świątek reacts to the position of WTA ranking leader

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.

One of the hardest games by Iga Świątek. First, she had to beat herself

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.

Iga Świątek during the tournament in RomeIga Świątek about the breakthrough moment in the match with Azarenka. “I’m glad I fell for it”

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:

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In this:

  • Serena Williams 34 consecutive wins
  • Justin Henin 32
  • Victoria Azarenka 26
  • Iga Świątek 25 (and continues)

ATP:

Bianca Andreescu and Ega ŠveticThe 2019 US Open champion is a challenger to Švićić in the quarter-finals in Rome

Iga will be able to extend her series on Friday. Then to the semi-finals of the tournament WTA 1000 in Rome Canadian will fight Bianca Andreescu2019 US Open Champion.

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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