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    Iga Świątek Celebrates 23rd Birthday at Roland Garros

    Friday marks a significant milestone for Iga Świątek, the World No. 1, as she celebrates her 23rd birthday. The “The Tennis Letter” honored the Polish star with a heartfelt tribute. In keeping with tradition, Świątek will spend part of her special day on the court, competing in the third round of Roland Garros.

    Paris holds a special place in Świątek’s heart, as the French Open has been pivotal in her career, earning her the title “Queen of Clay.” She has won the tournament three times, including the last two consecutive editions. This year, she is once again the favorite, having overcome a challenging match against Naomi Osaka in the second round.

    “Happy Birthday to Iga Świątek,” began the tribute from “The Tennis Letter” on social media, highlighting her role as a phenomenal ambassador for women’s tennis and her dominance in the sport. Świątek’s achievements are impressive: she has spent 105 weeks as the WTA’s top-ranked player, won 21 tournaments—including four Grand Slams and ten WTA1000 titles—and holds the record for the longest winning streak in the 21st century with 37 consecutive victories.

    The statistical service OptaAce also celebrated Świątek’s birthday, noting that she is one of only five players to have spent at least 100 weeks as the world No. 1 since the WTA rankings began in 1975. As she celebrates amidst the excitement of Roland Garros, Świątek continues to solidify her status as one of the greatest tennis players of her generation, promising many more memorable moments in the years to come.

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