Iga Swiatek This year, before Wimbledon, she did not repeat the mistake that happened to her several months earlier. Then the leader of the world ranking went to London without playing on the grass. In addition, the Pole was under enormous pressure, which she created for herself, regularly winning subsequent matches. Ultimately, the winning streak ended with 37 victories in a row.
Świątek this year after winning the tournament on the courts of his name for the second time in a row Roland Garros went to an intimate competition in Bad Homburg, Germany. There, she got used to the grass a bit and showed that this season you can confidently put her in the role of the favorite to win Wimbledon. Subsequent meetings on the London grass prove that the leader of the world ranking has already made friends with this surface.
The self-confidence of Świątek’s rival
In the first three rounds, the Polish woman did not lose even a set. She spent just over four hours on the court in total. In the fourth round, the biggest challenge of this year’s Wimbledon awaits Świątek. In the match for the advance to the quarter-finals, he will face the 14th rocket of the world. Belinda Bencic in the previous meeting she sent Magda Linette home.
The Swiss knows her tennis value and is not afraid of a clash with the leader of the world ranking. You can feel it in the words that came out of her mouth before the match against Świątek. The 26-year-old tennis player believes in her abilities and sends a warning to Świątek.
Of course she is the best in the world and she wins a lot of matches, she is very consistent. But I’m really up for the challenge and excited to play against her. I think I’m a player who plays very well against the best
~ – she said quoted by the portal “Puntodebreak.com”.
There is no doubt that Iga faces the biggest challenge during this year’s Wimbledon. In this tournament, the Polish woman has not yet faced such a high-seeded player. However, it seems that regardless of the message sent by Bencic everything in this match will depend on the Polish woman. This game will be played as the second on Center Court on Sunday, July 9. The broadcast will be carried out by Polsat Sport.