Murray, Djokovic, Naomi Osaka, and Many Others Congratulate French Open 2020 Champion Iga Swiatek

Iga Swiatek

French Open 2020 sees a 19-year old Iga Swiatek as the new champion when she defeated the Australian Open 2020 winner Sofia Kenin in the finals. Additionally, the teenager defeated various top players in her journey to the finals of the tournament. Moreover, she also beat top-seeded Simona Halep during her course. 

Besides, Iga is the first tennis player from Poland to win a major tennis tournament. The Polish never looked pressurized in the finals and did not lose onto a single set. Tweets started flooding after a historic win in praise for Iga. Moreover, she won the tournament without losing a single set. 

Tweets Starting Flooding In Praise for Iga Swiatek

Moreover, she also received wishes from the 3-times Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka, who just may be the first person to congratulate Iga for becoming the champion at the Roland Garros.

Additionally, ‘The Tennis Podcast’ of Naomi and Iga posted a picture that showed the strong bond that the two share.

Iga Swiatek

Besides, Osaka, top men players too, congratulated the youngster on her historic win. Novak Djokovic, world number one who himself will play in the finals, also sent a message to the Polish champion congratulating her for a fantastic victory. 

Iga Swiatek

Along with Djokovic, the former world number one Andy Murray was also impressed by how the 19-year old Polish played in the entire tournament.

Additionally, the 33-year old commented on the post by Wimbledon on Twitter. He declared her play as a ”ridiculous performance”. And he added that Iga did not only display excellent performance today but in the entire tournament.

Iga Swiatek

Other former tennis stars, including Chris Evert, also congratulated the winner on Twitter. Besides, the legendary player of the game, Billie Jean King, also sent a congratulatory message. And regarded the win as an ”incredible achievement”. 

Even Rafael Nadal’s Academy came ahead to congratulate her. Additionally, Iga used to train here as a junior player.

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Published : 1:01 PM, Sun, 11 October 2020

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