Just before Christmas, the 22-year-old from Razin played in the World Tennis League tournament, which was held in Abu Dhabi. The number one racket in women's tennis joined the Hawks team along with her compatriot Hubert HurkaczFrench Caroline Garcia And Norwegian Caseprem rodim.
The team could not qualify to the finals of the event, but Švetek had the opportunity to practice doubles and collaborate with “Hobi”, with whom they can create a very strong mixed team in Paris, because Ega is number one in the world. Hubert is ranked ninth in the ATP rankings.
I'm very happy that I had the opportunity to play matches with Hopi to test and train together a little before the Olympics, because winning a medal in an event like this would be a dream come true
~ said the woman from Raszyn.
The Polish woman realizes that in 2024 she will face a very tight calendar and another challenge to maintain her position in first place in the world. This year, Światek lost it for a moment after being eliminated in the fourth round of the US Open Grand Slam tournament in New York, where she was defending her title, but… A great end to the season, as she won 11 matches in a row, which led to two titles – in Beijing and the WTA Finals in Cancun, allowing her to be at the top again..
“Of course, the Olympics are the main goal. However, we will have some time to think about it before the clay court season. However, at the moment, I am focused on Australia and I do not want to look any further than that. The future because the season is long and it could happen A lot” – admitted the Polish.
Tennis. Iga Świątek and Hubert Hurkacz in the United Cup
From 29 December, they will feature with Hurkacz in the United Cup and play for the national team. The Whites and Reds will start in the group stage. They will face Brazil first (December 30) and then Spain (January 1)..
If Poland qualifies, it will play on January 3rd Either as Group A winner or as best runner-up.
The United Cup will be held in Perth and Sydney. In each of these cities we have three groups of four teams. The group winners and best runners-up in each city will advance to the quarter-finals. The event will continue until January 7.
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