Swiatek feeling ‘fresher’ after skipping Madrid Open


Poland’s Iga Swiatek. Picture — AFP/document 

ROME: International primary Iga Swiatek mentioned on Monday she is feeling refreshed “mentally and bodily” after lacking final week’s Madrid Open to leisure a sore proper arm.

The Polish megastar is returning to motion at this week’s Italian Open, hoping to increase her 23-match unbeaten run.

“I simply had 5 or 6 days off, with out a racquet, which was once lovely cool,” mentioned protecting Rome champion Swiatek.

“It was once lovely just right to have the ability to do one thing like that between tournaments all the way through the season.”

The 20-year-old has received her final 4 tournaments, together with lifting WTA 1000 titles at Indian Wells and Miami.

“I think more energizing. Mentally and bodily I used to be ready to leisure,” she added.

The previous French Open winner will open her marketing campaign in Italy in opposition to both Shelby Rogers or her fellow American Alison Riske in the second one spherical.

Swiatek is bidding to turn into the primary lady to win 3 of the Indian Wells, Miami, Madrid and Rome titles in the similar season since Serena Williams in 2013.

She additionally congratulated Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur on profitable the most important identify of her profession in Madrid on the weekend.

“It is in reality deserved. I am in reality satisfied for her that she controlled to win a large identify.”

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