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Hubert Hurkacz points main assertion on Iga Swiatek’s early success

© Getty Pictures Sport – Chris Hyde

Hubert Hurkacz points some main reward on Iga Swiatek, hailing fellow Pole’s success as “outstanding” and applauding her for making tennis extra well-liked of their nation. 

Swiatek, who can be turning 23 in late Might, has already received 18 titles and 4 of these titles have come on the Grand Slam stage. Additionally, Swiatek received her first WTA Finals title final yr and she or he has already received on each stage besides the Olympics – however that might change this yr since she can be among the many prime favorites for the gold medal on the Paris Olympics. 

“Iga Swiatek is such a tremendous individual and a tennis participant. It’s outstanding what she has achieved in her profession. She continues to be so younger,” Hurkacz informed the Khaleej Occasions

Iga Swiatek
Iga Swiatek© Getty Pictures Sport – Clive Brunskill


Hurkacz hopes he and Swiatek can proceed to be a constructive affect

Hurkacz, 27, has additionally achieved some notable outcomes to date in his profession as he’s a seven-time ATP champion and he’s additionally presently having fun with a career-high rating of No. 8 on this planet. Hurkacz has two Masters titles in his assortment and he additionally reached his first and lone Grand Slam semifinal at 2022 Wimbledon. 

In Hurkacz and Swiatek, Poland has two top-10 gamers and two stars. Due to their success, tennis turned extra well-liked in Poland and extra children are excited about taking part in the sport. Hurkacz hopes she and Swiatek will solely proceed being a constructive affect on Polish youth.

“We hope that our ardour for tennis will encourage increasingly younger children in Poland. I hope they may proceed to take pleasure in this stunning sport,” Hurkacz mentioned.

Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz
Iga Swiatek and Hubert Hurkacz© Getty Pictures Sport – Chris Hyde


In the meantime, Hurkacz is competing at his week’s ATP 500 occasion in Dubai, the place he reached the semifinal in 2022. 

Final week, Swiatek additionally competed in Dubai as she made the semifinal earlier than shedding to Anna Kalinskaya. 

It stays to be seen if after Swiatek, Hurkacz may also make a deep Dubai run.

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