Andy Roddick, former world number one in the ATP ranking, praised Iga Swiatek for what he has shown in recent weeks, proving to be head and shoulders above everyone else. The Polish tennis player, in fact, has won the beauty of 14 consecutive wins: a streak that began in the WTA 1000 in Qatar, continued in Indian Wells and continues to improve in this third thousand of the season in Miami with the conquest of the quarter-finals.
Among other things, in Florida she has not yet conceded a set to her opponents. But not only that, with Ash Barty's farewell to tennis, Swiatek will become number one in the world from next Monday. Swiatek's technical characteristics that Roddick likes During an interview with the Tennis Channel, Andy Roddick talked in detail about what he is enjoying about the 20-year-old's tennis.
He said: "I think it's head and shoulders above all others. We cannot cancel the last year of tennis. The ranking says what you are: Osaka isn't in the top 70 right now, while Swiatek is number one in the world. She is playing so well, I am watching her play her and every point she loses, she is instantly disappointed and not an arrogant way.
It's just that her level of expectation is so high." The 2003 US Open winner also talked about how the Pole is making the rest of the players look stupid: "She's not making random mistakes and making the rest of the players look stupid because she just says 'Hey, I'll be a little more aggressive' and it is almost as if he had spoken in existence.
This is normally a time-consuming adaptation, she is doing it right away and she is doing it incredibly well," concluded Roddick.