Iga Swiatek has maintained a pro-Ukraine position in the current Russian conflict. The current World No. She has used her influence and power to spread the peace message. She often wears blue and yellow ribbons to show her support for Ukraine.
Iga Swiatek has advanced to the fourth round of Italian Open after she beat Ukrainian Lesia TSURINA straight sets in the third round. Lesia Tsurenko, the three-time Grand Slam winner, thanked Iga Swiatek for her unwavering commitment to Ukraine following their third round encounter.
Iga Swiatek said that after her win, she will maintain the same position until the end of the war. She expresses sympathy towards the Ukrainian Tennis Players, who are currently in a difficult situation.
Iga Swiatek is determined to keep her pro-Ukraine position
Iga Swaatek is in great form at the current clay court tournament. The clay court specialist is a winner of the Stuttgart Open, as well as the 2023 Madrid Open. She is the overwhelming favorite to win her title again in Rome.
She did this before, in Miami. Swiatek stated in her press conference, “It’s nice and I really appreciated that.” Yes, I’ll do it until the war ends. I understand that the Ukrainian players are in a difficult situation. I feel a great deal of sympathy for them, said Swiatek.
Iga Swaatek will face Donna Vekic next in the Italian Open’s fourth round. Top seed Iga Swiatek has only lost two games in the Italian Open so far. In the second round, she dropped a bagel to 2021 French Open runner up Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Lesia tsurenko, a 21-year-old from Ukraine, was also defeated by Swiatek in the third-round. Iga Swaiatek is the clear favorite to win the title again, despite Aryna Sabalalenka suffering a surprising early defeat.