Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek finished the year 2020 on the 17th line of WTA ranking, which is a good result for the young sportswoman. But everyone was most impressed by her confident game on Roland-Garros, where she won the title.
In February 2021, Iga showed everyone that her victory at Roland Garros was no accident. At Adelaide International the Polish tennis player showed her best tennis and won the second trophy of her career, beating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the final match.
🏆What a week it’s been. As I will process this experience in the next days for sure, I just want to say big THANK YOU to everyone who made tournaments in Melbourne and Adelaide possible. Congrats to @BelindaBencic for great week.
And now it’s time for the next chapter. pic.twitter.com/bogBgbVXBo
— Iga Świątek (@iga_swiatek) February 27, 2021
Now it’s time to think about who helped her to achieve this success. Let’s learn more about her coach.
Iga Swiatek current coach is Piotr Sierzputowski
This cooperation has brought Iga Swiatek 7 victories at ITF Circuit from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, Iga made her debut in the top 100 ratings of WTA, ending the year at 61 positions. Also that year, she first reached the final of the tournament WTA in Lugano, where she lost to Polona Hercog.
Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek, under the guidance of her coach, won her first title at Roland Garros 2020, where she defeated American tennis player Sofia Kenin in two sets.
Such progress of the young tennis player was not possible without excellent coaching work and that is why Piotr Sierzputowski received the WTA Coach of the Year Award at the end of 2020.
The title in Adelaide,WTA 500 event, was the second for the player during her cooperation with Piotr Sierzputowski
In May 2021, the young Polish woman proved once again to everyone that she can win at major tournaments. At the WTA Premier in Rome, Iga Swiatek had a brilliant series of matches against strong opponents and won the main trophy without giving a chance to Karolina Pliskova – 6/0,6/0.
Coaching career highlights:
- Roland Garros (2020)
- Adelaide WTA 500 (2021)
- Rome WTA 1000 (2021)