On Sunday, Iga Świątek won the fifth consecutive championship. In the final in Rome, she defeated Anas Jaber 6: 2, 6: 2. Sport.pl requested comment from experts from Great Britain and Italy. Tony Webern of ubitennis.com and Marco Matsoni of livetennis.it have evaluated the recent performances of the WTA ranking leader and indicated who could threaten her at the Roland Garros Grand Slam, which begins on May 22 in Paris.

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How do you rate the performance of Iga Świątek last week?

Tony Fairburn: Iga Świątek’s performance was amazing, especially in defense. Previously, she was brilliant in attack, but in Rome she also presented herself admirably in defence. We can say that the Polish match in the Italian capital was “rusty” that week, but she nevertheless managed to bypass the championship and was able to compete successfully.

Marco Matsoni: Right now, Ega is the best tennis player in the world, not just while eating. Her streak of 28 straight wins is really impressive. Her tennis is fantastic so far, an amazing blend of technical skills. Iga does not show any significant weakness. They are quick on court, anticipate the actions of their opponents, dominate exchanges, and are effective in attack and defense.

Has Iga Świątek’s style of playing on clay changed and how did it compare to the previous season, when she also won the event in Rome?

Tony Fairburn: The main change is her aggression and ability to score quickly. We see that in her net play as well as in her wise and precise transmission. This is the most important difference between the way it plays today and what it showed on the ground last season.

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Marco Mazzoni: Compared to last year, I think it just intensified the meeting in general. Iga is able to maintain the highest level of the game almost in the whole match, and its level consequences They are amazing.

The best sayings of Jaber about your recovery after the final. “Awesome. A true leader.”

A few days ago, Australian sports journalist Matt Walsh stated that former WTA leader Ash Barty is in shape from the recent Australian Open. [Australijka wygrała turniej w Melbourne w niesamowitym stylu – przyp. red.] He will defeat Iga Świątek under his current disposition. do you agree?

Tony Fairburn: It’s hard to say, but for me their game will be a lot more than matches so far. Iga and Ash played twice, and the Australian won both matches without dropping a set. I guess Świątek’s regularity and endurance could make her an advantage, but it would be a very fierce duel.

Marco Mazzoni: I don’t really know if Ash Party would be better than Iga Schwetek today. I hope they meet on the court anymore because it will be a great show for fans and tennis experts alike.

Iga Świątek is definitely the favorite to win Roland Garros. Which tennis player could threaten her?

Tony Fairburn: Now, Simona Halep and Ons Jabeur are her toughest competitors. If Barbora Krejcikova plays Roland Garros, she can check if Iga is in some trouble. However, the Czech defending champion in Paris was injured and it is not known if she will recover. The distance between Iga and other tennis players is great.

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Marco Mazzoni: I think Ega is a natural candidate to win in Paris. If you can maintain this level, you will win the tournament. Perhaps only Garbine Muguruza had the strength and experience to beat the 20-year-old Polish player.

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