Iga Swiatek Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Sep 12, 2022

A great queen was dethroned and a young princess stepped up and took her place. A king was knocked out by a very young pretender bursting with talent and energy. Serena Williams and Rafa Nadal, queen and king of tennis…

by | Jul 3, 2022

Iga Świątek’s win streak reached No. 37 with a tough three-set win over a Dutch lass, Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove, in the second round at the AELTC Championships. Mr. Pleszczynski and I looked at the up side — gritty come-from-behind, forehand…

by | Apr 3, 2022

Poland’s Iga Świątek, talented and likable, is now the No. 1 ranked woman in professional tennis.

by | May 17, 2021

In tennis news, Rafa Nadal took a fall on what he complained was a slippery line on the clay of Center Court at Rome’s Foro Italico. It did not stop him from winning the first set 7-5. He seemed out…

by | Feb 14, 2021

Iga Swiatek made short shrift of Camila Giorgi on the John Cain court at Melbourne Park, somewhat less short shrift of Fiona Ferro a couple days later on the Margaret Court court. You see in the progress of the 19-year-old…

by | Oct 12, 2020

Before the French Open started, experts assembled by Tennis magazine, including the assiduous historian Steve Flink, gave the tournament to Novak Djokovic over Rafael Nadal by four to three; the magazine’s editor, Steve Tignor, whose bias tends toward tradition, demurred…

by | Oct 11, 2020

In the middle of the first set, the score 3-3, it looked like Sofia Kenin, the five-seven dynamo from Bradenton, Florida, was going all-out on her let-it-rip offense. Having made up for a three-game deficit, she aimed bullets at the…

by | Oct 7, 2020

Anything can happen in tennis, but the two-set trouncing of Simona Halep by Iga Swiatek was a shocker. The teen from Raszyn, which is a little village near Warsaw (the capital of Poland), put an end to the top seeded…

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