Iga Swiatek, at the age of 21, is currently the WTA World Number 1 player. She’s in great form heading into the French Open 2020 and wants to repeat her success at the 2022 French Open. Iga Swaatek beat Coco Gaff in the final of the 2022 Roland-Garros.
Swiatek will face Cristina Bucsa at the first round 2023 French Open. Swiatek, in a pre-match press conference, spoke about how difficult it was to choose a favorite due to Rafa’s absence. Swiatek said, ” this time [Nadal] is not going to come, so it will be a bit harder for me, you know, to choose my favorite.
Nadal’s injury issues have been well-known for some time. Nadal is the most dominant player in French Open history, having won the tournament a record fourteen times.
Carlos Alcaraz is in excellent form. The Spanish teenager’s rise has been phenomenal. He will be heading into the French Open with World No.1. Novak Djokovic will also be at the 2023 Roland Garros, and hopes to win. Swiatek says that Nadal, her only favorite player, is not in the tournament. It is difficult for her to put anyone else on the podium but Nadal.
Iga Swaiatek dominates as World No.1
Iga Swiatek earned her first spot as World No.1 back in April 2022. Swiatek still holds the World No. 1 spot after more than a full year.
Swiatek is the World No.1 at 8940. Aryna Sabalenka is second with 7541. Iga Swaiatek has a comfortable lead when it comes to points, and that will remain the case if she is able to do well at 2023 Roland Garros.
Swiatek went undefeated on clay in the last season. She is aiming to win the Roland Garros again this year. The first round of her match will take place on 30 thMay.