Latest Iga Swiatek News

Djokovic to return to Indian Wells for 1st time in 5 years, joined by Nadal, Alcaraz, Swiatek, Osaka

Feb. 07, 2024 14:48 PM EST

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Novak Djokovic is returning to the BNP Paribas Open for the first time in five years in pursuit of a record sixth title in the Southern California desert. The world’s top-ranked male player last competed at Indian Wells in 2019, when he lost in the...

Zheng Qinwen gives China an Australian Open finalist a decade after Li Na. Aryna Sabalenka awaits

Jan. 25, 2024 17:26 PM EST

Zheng Qinwen earned a spot in her first championship match at any Grand Slam tournament — she'll face Aryna Sabalenka for the Australian Open title on Saturday — by winning a semifinal at Melbourne Park that came 10 years to the day after another Chinese woman, Li Na, claimed the trophy there....

Alcaraz sets up Australian Open quarterfinal against Zverev. Four first-timers into women's last 8

Jan. 22, 2024 09:54 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz will meet Olympic gold medalist Alexander Zverev in the Australian Open quarterfinals and Daniil Medvedev is also back in a last eight that is stacked with the top six seeds. While the men's competition is playing fairly...

Analysis: Iga Swiatek's loss is the latest Australian Open upset. So get to know some new faces

Jan. 20, 2024 22:55 PM EST

Iga Swiatek’s No. 1 ranking, four Grand Slam titles and 18-match winning streak were no help against big-hitting teen Linda Noskova at the Australian Open. After crouching at the baseline and covering her face when she closed out the 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 third-round victory over Swiatek...

No. 1 Iga Swiatek exits Australian Open in a 3rd-round loss to Czech teenager Linda Noskova

Jan. 20, 2024 08:25 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Already down a set and facing a break point against Iga Swiatek, No. 50-ranked Linda Noskova decided she had nothing to lose. She won 11 of the next 12 points to take the second set and swing momentum in their third-round match Saturday, ultimately...

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek is out of the Australian Open after a 3rd-round loss to Linda Noskova

Jan. 20, 2024 05:39 AM EST
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek is out of the Australian Open after a 3rd-round loss to Linda Noskova.

Blinkova upsets 2023 finalist Rybakina in a wild, record-long tiebreaker at the Australian Open

Jan. 18, 2024 13:51 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Her hand and her legs were shaking, she’d missed nine match points but also saved six, and Anna Blinkova was 41 points into a wild tiebreaker that was the longest ever in a women’s Grand Slam event. Elena Rybakina, last year's Australian Open...

Danielle Collins announces her retirement looms after a 2nd-round loss to Swiatek at Australian Open

Jan. 18, 2024 10:04 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With her own kind of perpetual motion, Danielle Collins transitioned swiftly from an Australian Open loss against the world's top-ranked player to announcing this would be her last season on the professional tennis tour. While Iga Swiatek was still doing...

Alcaraz's win makes it record 30 seeds in Australian Open men's 2nd round. He likes the new format

Jan. 16, 2024 09:57 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The extra-day experiment for the first round finished on time on the Australian Open's two main courts, with Jessica Pegula converting her second match point just before midnight to conclude the program on Tuesday. In a bid to reduce the number of late...

The Australian Open and what to know: Earlier start. Netflix curse? Osaka's back. Nadal's not

Jan. 12, 2024 15:43 PM EST

Iga Swiatek seemed to capture the general sentiment of Australian Open players toward the tournament's decision to begin on a Sunday instead of a Monday, creating a 15-day event. "It doesn’t really matter," the top-seeded Swiatek said at Melbourne Park. Certainly not...