Martina Navratilova amused by the gesture of the Japan men's football team after their historic win against Germany at the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Tennis icon Martina Navratilova took to Twitter to express her amusement at how the Japanese men's football team left their locker room after winning their opening match of the FIFA World Cup against Germany. The Japanese left their changing room spotless after the match, with an image of the same doing the rounds on social media. Iga Swiatek took to social media to condemn the Polish Tennis Association president Miroslaw Skrzypczynski.
#MartinaNavratilova #Japanese #FIFAWorldCup #Germany #News #Sports #Football

2 days ago

Polish tennis chief resigns after Iga Swiatek called for action against him

Miroslaw Skrzypczynski has resigned from his position as the Polish Tennis Federation president. Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz have called for action against him. Katarzyna Kotula has accused the Polish tennis player of sexual abuse. Kotula was just 13 when she allegedly sexually abused her at the age of 13.
#MiroslawSkrzypczynski #Polish #News #Sports #Tennis

2 days ago

Iga Swiatek reacts to se*ual abuse accusations made against Polish tennis chief

Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek insists victims of abuse need to be approached with sensitivity. Katarzyna Kotula has accused PTA President Miroslaw Skrzypczynski of se*ually abusing her when she was 13 and a junior tennis player. Kotula, who currently serves as Polish MP, described the allegations as a serious matter.
#IgaSwiatek #PTA #Polish #News #Sports #Tennis

2 days ago

WTA Awards 2022: Iga Swiatek, Serena Williams and the other nominations

The 2022 season officially ended after the WTA Finals. Polish no.1 Iga Swiatek was crowned the athlete of the year. Caroline Garcia and Elena Rybakina were nominated for best doubles and best return. The WTA have released a list of the best players and coaches nominated to win recognition.
#IgaSwiatek #WTA #WTAFinals #Polish #News #Sports #Tennis

3 days ago

‘As the current leader of women’s tennis I can’t remain silent’: Iga Swiatek speaks out agaist Polish Tennis chief

US and French Open champion Iga Swiatek spoke about the sexual harassment accusations against Miroslaw Skrzypczynski, Poland’s tennis federation president. A Polish parliamentarian, Katarzyna Kotula, revealed that she was abused as a young teenager at the hands of her then-coach.
#IgaSwiatek #SportsNews #Polish #FrenchOpen #Poland #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

"Well done for owning and using your platform to speak out about abuse towards women" - Chris Evert hails Iga Swiatek for condemning sexual abuse allegations against Polish Tennis Association president

WTA World No. 1 Iga Swiatek has spoken out in support of victims of abuse. Miroslaw Skrzypczynski has been accused of molesting many young Polish players over the years. Polish Member of Parliament Katarzyna Kotula, a former tennis player herself, recently shared her harrowing experience, accusing the Polish Tennis Association president of assaulting her as a teenager. Tennis legend Chris Evert has praised the US Open champion for speaking out in light of the allegations.
#IgaSwiatek #PolishTennisAssociation #Polish #USOpen #News #Sports #Tennis

4 days ago

Novak Djokovic overtakes Iga Swiatek to finish 2022 tennis season as the top-earner

Novak Djokovic claimed the ATP Finals title in Turin on Sunday by defeating Casper Ruud 7-5, 6-3 in the final. In doing so, he also equaled Roger Federer's record of six titles at the tournament. Along with the prestigious trophy, the Serb also won $4.7 million in prize money, the biggest payout at any tournament in tennis history. It also brings his total prize money won in 2022 to $9.9 million.
#NovakDjokovic #ATPFinals #Serb #Turin #News #Sports #Tennis

5 days ago

Carlos Alcaraz, Iga Swiatek emerge as worthy World No

Carlos Alcaraz of Spain, 19, confirmed to be youngest year-end World No. 1 on Wednesday. 21-year-old Iga Swiatek, more experienced and far more dominant than her male counterpart, wrapped her place at the top of the women’s rankings by September, after a remarkable season that saw her win 37 consecutive matches. Rafael Nadal started the season on a tear, marking a revival back from injury-induced purgatory to win 20 matches on the bounce.
#CarlosAlcaraz #SportsNews #World #Spain #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

Iga Swiatek's sports psychologist weighs in on 'new Williams and Federer' talk

Iga Swiatek's sports psychologist Daria Abramowicz says high expectations can motivate a player but also have a very negative impact, depending on how the player takes it. The key will be to 'do your own thing' and stay focused on work in 2023, says Abramowicz. The world No 1 is currently resting after a very demanding 2022 season.
#DariaAbramowicz #News #Sports #Tennis

1 weeks ago

"Definitely one I will never forget" - Coco Gauff shares a warm message to mark the end of her 2022 season

Coco Gauff reached her first Grand Slam final this year, losing to Iga Swiatek at the French Open. She also won three doubles titles with compatriot Jessica Pegula in Doha, Toronto, and San Diego, and became the World No. 1 in doubles. The USA team fell to the Czech Republic team for the first time at the Billie Jean King Cup on Friday. Gauff had won all three previous encounters with Katerina Siniakova but was defeated 7-6 (1), 6-1. The 18-year-old took to social media to mark the conclusion of her season.
#CocoGauff #GrandSlam #FrenchOpen #Doha #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

Swiatek's father full of pride after incredible 2022 season: "It's time for a well-deserved rest"

Iga Swiatek had a tremendous 2022 campaign winning over 60 matches and losing less than 10. The Polish player won two grand slam events as well as a couple of other big events such as WTA 1000 premier events. Her father shared his thoughts on social media saying it's time for a well-deserved rest for the number one.
#Swiatek #Polish #WTA1000 #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

Chris Evert shares message to Iga Swiatek, Caroline Garcia

Chris Evert congratulated Iga Swiatek, Caroline Garcia on an astonishing season. The former 18-time Grand Slam champion congratulated Swiateks and Garcia on winning WTA Finals triumph. Swiateck, 21, won eight titles this year, including two Grand Slam victories. Garcia defeated Aryna Sabalenka in the final to win the prestigious title.
#ChrisEvert #GrandSlam #WTAFinals #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

"I'm filled with pride" - Iga Swiatek's dad on the World No

Iga Swiatek is the no. 1 in the world and ends the year in this position. The 58-year-old has won 37 matches in a row this season. She won her fourth title of the season in Stuttgart 2022.
#IgaSwiatek #World #Stuttgart #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

"Hope she has an amazing 2023, Iga Swiatek needs to be challenged" - Tennis fans react to Caroline Garcia's incredible WTA Finals triumph

Caroline Garcia beats aryna Sabalenka 7-6(4), 6-4 in the championship round. The frenchwoman will become the new world no. 4 next season. She has won 35 matches, losing just nine.
#IgaSwiatek #WTAFinals #rench #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

“I want to spend eight days not thinking about anything and not doing anything" - Iga Swiatek after remarkable 2022 season comes to an end

Iga Swiatek lost 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 in the semifinals. The world no.1 has recorded the most bagels on tour in a single season. She will finish the year with 11,085 points. It's the most ranking points since serena Williams' 13,615.
#IgaSwiatek #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

Aryna Sabalenka joins elite club consisting of Steffi Graf, Williams Sisters after defeating World No

Aryna Sabalenka is the 3rd player to win against #1, #2 and #3 in the world in a tournament in 2000s after Venus Williams at the WTA Finals 2008 (v Safina, Jankovic and S. Williams) and Serena Williams in Miami 2002 (v Hingis, V. Williams and Capriati). It was the first time anyone had beaten the top three players in the same event since the computer rankings were established.
#ArynaSabalenka #Sisters #WTAFinals #Miami #News #Sports #Tennis

2 weeks ago

WTA Finals 2022: Iga Swiatek vs Aryna Sabalenka preview, head-to-head, prediction, odds and pick

Iga Swiatek will face aryna Sabalenka in the 2022 finals on sunday. She defeated daria Kasatkina and Caroline Garcia in straight sets to top her group. The world no. 1 broke her opponent's serve twice to win the set.
#IgaSwiatek #WTAFinals #News #Sports #Tennis

3 weeks ago

"She's only 18, let her have some fun" - Lindsay Davenport defends Coco Gauff after WTA Finals exit

Coco Gauff suffered a second straight defeat at the 2022 WTA Finals. Lindsay Davenport said the stress of having to play a full season on tour for the first time seemed to have gotten to her. The 18-year-old will take on World No. 1 Iga Swiatek in her final singles match of the season.
#LindsayDavenport #WTAFinals #News #Sports #Tennis

3 weeks ago

Billie Jean King weighs in on Iga Swiatek skipping BJK Cup Finals

Iga Swiatek is competing at this week's WTA finals even in Fort Worth, Texas. But next week, she won't be representing Poland at the Billie Jean King Cup finals in Glasgow. A month ago, she pulled out of the billie jeans King Cup Finals as she called out the WTA.
#BillieJeanKing #WTA #BJKCupFinals #WTA #FortWorth #News #Sports #Tennis

3 weeks ago

WTA Finals 2022 Day 4: Women's singles predictions ft

Day 4 of the 2022 WTA Finals is underway in Fort Worth, Texas, on Thursday. Iga Swiatek and Daria Kasatkina will play each other in the Group Tracy Austin clash. Coco Gauff takes on the Russian in the nightcap tussle at the Fort Worth event.
#IgaSwiatek #WTAFinals #Russian #FortWorth #News #Sports #Tennis

3 weeks ago