Iga Swiatek returns to the Polish national team for the Billie Jean King Cup (former Fed Cup), after a two-year break, playing a hugely important game against Romania.
Iga Swiatek attended a press conference with the other members of the Polish national team! Iga spoke to reporters on Thursday match draw during the meeting with Romania (15-16 April).
The number 1 of the Romanian team, Irina Camelia Begu, enters the first on the ground, Friday, at 2:00 p.m., to fight a duel with the second “missile” of Poland, Magda Linette. The Begu – Linette match will be followed by the one in which Mihaela Buzărnescu meets Iga Swiatek, number 1 of the Polish team and also number 1 in the WTA ranking.
Iga Swiatek, amazed before the match against Romania in the Fed Cup! What the WTA leader said
Iga Swiatek was surprised that the stands of the Radom Arena were full to the brim! At the same time, the WTA leader says he has a unique feeling before the Poland – Romania match, counting for the qualification for the final tournament in 2022: “First of all, the matches of this competition are unique! You can feel the full support of your team.
This is all the more true as we play individually every day. It’s fun to feel the team spirit for a week. I am amazed and at the same time delighted that there are so many fans to support us. They also appear in tournaments abroad, but this is something else,” said Iga Swiatek. current player in the WTA circuit.
Romania, a hellish mission in Poland
Romania is battling with Poland for a place in the final Billie Jean King Cup tournament, where 12 teams will start in November! The defending champion, Russia, was excluded from the final tournament in 2022 due to the war started by Vladimir Putin in Ukraine.
The Romanians’ mission in Poland is hellish, considering that our squad is decimated: Simona Halep, Jaqueline Cristian, Gabriela Ruse, Monica Niculescu and Raluca Olaru have become unavailable for the Radom match, due to health issues.