Iga Świętek met the ladder in Canada. Fate was not kind.

Although Iga Świątek has already interrupted her incredible winning streak at Wimbledon, and failed to win at the Warsaw tournament, she is still the leader of the world rankings. Another important tournament awaits him. This time it’s IN THIS 1000 in Toronto. On Friday there was a draw, after which we got acquainted with the Polish scale.

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A difficult task for Iga Świątek. The draw was not good

Swiatek was, of course, seeded with number 1. In the first round, she received a bye, which means she will start the competition from the second round. And a challenge awaits. Her rival will be either the Russian Weronika Kudermetowa (WTA 19.) or the American Shelby Rogers (WTA 45.). It doesn’t get any easier than this. If Świątek succeeds in the second round, in the next phase of the tournament he could find players such as the Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia (WTA 25th), the Italian Martina Trevisan (WTA 26th) or the runner-up. U.S. Open 2021, the Canadian Leylah Fernandez (14th WTA).

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In short, it was not the best Christmas draw. In his part of the scale there are many excellent tennis players. If Polka reaches the quarter-finals, she can face, for example, Serena Williams (WTA 401.), Belinda Benici (WTA 13.), Garbine Muguruza (WTA 8.), Naomi Osaka (WTA 41.) and Wiktoria Azarenka (WTA 20th). Alternately, in the semi-finals, Maria Sakkari (WTA 3rd), Sofia Kenin, Ons Jabeur (WTA 5th), Barbora Krejcikova (WTA 18th) or Karolina Pliskova (WTA 15th) can wait for her.

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The first games of the Toronto tournament will take place this Monday, August 8. On that day we will meet our first rival Iga Christmas in this tournament. Live coverage of Poland fixtures on Sport.pl and the Sport.pl LIVE mobile app.

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