French Champion Rafael Nadal was the role model of Champion Iga Swiatek


French Open 2020 women’s champion Iga Swiatek revealed her opinion about her role model world 2nd seeded Rafael Nadal. She also said that playing doubles with Rafael is one of her biggest dreams.


Iga Swiatek, 19 years old young tennis player won her first maiden in French Open 2020 by defeating Sofia Kenin in the finals. She creates a record for her country Poland. The similarity was Rafael also won his 13th French Open title in this tournament. Iga as a biggest fan of Rafael she praised his playing style, dedication and his behavior as a sports man.

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She gave a report to Associated Press that,” I am inspired by Rafael’s playing style, I admires his dedication, and I respects the way he behaves as a sportsman”.

“I was playing football with a friend to warm up myself in the first day of the tournament in Roland Garros. Suddenly there came the guard of Rafael and asks to stop playing but he simply shake his hand to continue the game. I like that very much.”

The teenager also expressed her wish to play with the Spaniard in mixed doubles. She said that, “In the doubles game Rafael should know his potential. Both won the French Open title this year and Rafael will realize the strength in their match if they played”.

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She replied to those who ask what will she do with her prize money $1.88 million she replied that, she will full fill her dream of buying sailing boat and to roam everywhere. It is guessed that she got inspired by Rafael to buy a yatch because he recently brought one.

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