French Open winner Iga Swiatek urges athletes to 'try and see' how working with sports psychologists could boost performance
The 19-year-old Swiatek said Wednesday she drew a lot of support and strength from her work with sports psychologist Daria Abramowicz, who was with her during the two weeks of the Paris tournament.
Swiatek, 19, ensured her place in history as Poland's first major singles champion on Saturday, becoming the ninth woman in 14 tournaments to secure her maiden Slam title.
Iga Swiatek beat Sofia Kenin in straight sets to become the youngest Roland Garros champion since Monica Seles in 1992 and the first teenager since Iva Majoli in 1997.
French Open 2020: Iga Swiatek becomes Poland's first Grand Slam champion; goes without dropping a set, other stats
Iga Swiatek dropped no sets and just 28 games on the way to lifting the French Open title. She created multiple records with her maiden Grand Slam title.
French Open 2020: Iga Swiatek beats Sofia Kenin to become Poland's first Grand Slam singles champion
The 19-year-old Swiatek — at 54 the lowest-ranked woman to capture the Roland Garros title in the modern era — became the youngest women's French Open champion since 1992.
'Nerveless performance, first of many': Twitter reacts to Iga Swiatek's first-ever Grand Slam win at French Open 2020
Here's how twitter reacted to Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek's straight sets win over Sofia Kenin in the French Open 2020 final!
French Open 2020, Iga Swiatek vs Sofia Kenin Highlights, Women's Singles Final: Swiatek wins maiden Grand Slam title
Iga Swiatek beat Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1 to win the French Open for her maiden Grand Slam title. She went without dropping a set in the tournament.
Sofia Kenin is 16-1 at Grand Slams in 2020 and is hoping to stop an unlikely finalist in 19-year-old Iga Swiatek when they meet in the French Open final on Saturday.
French Open 2020: Sofia Kenin beats Petra Kvitova in straight sets to set up Iga Swiatek clash in final
Fourth seed Kenin will meet 19-year-old Iga Swiatek of Poland in Saturday's title decider after denying two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova in her bid for a third major.
French Open 2020, Petra Kvitova vs Sofia Kenin, Semi Final Match Highlights: Kenin sets up Iga Swiatek clash in final
Catch all the latest updates, live score and more on Firstpost.com's live blog of the women's singles semi-finals at 2020 French Open.
French Open 2020: Stefanos Tsitsipas downs Andrey Rublev to reach semi-final; Sofia Kenin to meet Petra Kvitova in last four
Tsitsipas, who was the first Greek to have made the quarter-finals in Paris, crunched 35 winners and made just 17 unforced errors.
French Open 2020: Novak Djokovic into last-16 with ease as Daniel Altmaier strikes new blow for underdogs
World number one Djokovic swept past 153rd-ranked Galan 6-0, 6-3, 6-2, his most challenging moment coming when he helped ground staff lay more clay on the surface of Court Philippe Chatrier after rain had made it treacherous
French Open 2020 Round-up: Novak Djokovic beats Ricardas Berankis in straight sets, Sofia Kenin through to third round
Kenin failed to convert three match points with Bogdan serving at 5-1 in the final set. She then saved three break points in the next game and held on to win.
French Open 2020 Round-up: Novak Djokovic eases past Mikael Ymer in straight sets; Karolina Pliskova into second round
Second seed Karolina Pliskova was made to work hard for the win by Mayar Sherif but the Czech's greater experience eventually told as she recovered from a set down to progress 6-7 (9/11), 6-2, 6-4.
Italian Open 2020: After US Open run, Shapovalov piling up wins in Rome, Azarenka double bagels Kenin
After spending more than 22 hours on court over the previous two weeks at the US Open, where he reached the quarterfinals in both singles and doubles, Shapovalov is still going strong after crossing the Atlantic.
Kenin, winner of the 2020 Australian Open, was bundled out of the last 16 at Flushing Meadows in straight sets by Elise Mertens of Belgium.
US Open 2020: Andy Murray crashes out after losing to Felix Auger-Aliassime; Serena Williams, Daniil Medvedev advance
Sofia Kenin continued her impressive form this year with a straightforward 6-4, 6-3 victory over Canadian Leylah Fernandez to progress into the third round of US Open.
US Open 2020: Venus Williams suffers first-ever opening round exit in New York, Kim Clijsters' comeback foiled
Venus Williams was beaten in the first round for the first time in her glittering career by Karolina Muchova.
US Open 2020: Andy Murray secures win after thrilling fightback; Serena Williams, Dominic Thiem progress to second round
Andy Murray fought back from two sets down to win a five-set thriller against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka, in his first singles Grand Slam match in 18 months because of injury and the coronavirus pandemic.
US Open 2020 Women's Singles preview: COVID-19 withdrawals turn already unpredictable category into free-for-all
Ahead of tennis' return to the big stage, Firstpost takes a look at the US Open Women's Singles draw and attempts to determine the potential outcome of all four quarters