Friday, September 22, 2023

Iga Swiatek risks losing her world reign in Montreal

The best tennis players in the world will meet in Montreal to play the WTA 1000 tournament, the polish Iga Swiatekcurrent number one in the world, risks losing her lead to the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka.

swiatek has held the world lead for 71 weeks, since April 2022. However, his streak winner of 35 games it came to an end at Wimbledon, where she was defeated in the third round by France’s Alizé Cornet.

Sabalenka is the main threat to Swiatek in Montreal, the Belarusian is the defending champion of the tournament and has also won the Australian Open in 2022.

Other title contenders in Montreal include Kazakh Elena Rybakina, world number three, and Wimbledon finalists, Tunisian Ons Jabeur and Czech Marketa Vondrousova.

The Spanish Paula Badosadrop to number 33 of the WTA in a fateful season, he will try to get back on his feet on this North American tour starting in Montreal. badosa will face a complicated first match against the Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia.

The tournament will also welcome the Danish Caroline Wozniacki, back to the courts after giving birth to two children.

The 33-year-old former world number one reversed the retirement announced at the beginning of 2020 and resumes a career in which she has won 30 titles, including the Australian Open 2018 and the Montreal tournament in 2010.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article