Having a sports activities psychologist helped Polish teenager Iga Swiatek win the French Open, and she or he thinks it might probably assist others, too.
The 19-year-old Swiatek mentioned Wednesday she drew numerous help and energy from her work with sports activities psychologist Daria Abramowicz, who was along with her through the two weeks of the Paris match.
“The psychological work could be very complicated and continues on a regular basis. Daria understands me very properly and we discuss lots,” Swiatek mentioned. “You shouldn’t suppose psychologist is for folks with issues, I feel he’s additionally for individuals who need to develop.
“The work that we do with Daria is probably not very best for everybody, as a result of not everybody could be prepared to permit a group member into their lives, however my recommendation is to attempt to see the way it works.”
Swiatek grew to become the primary Polish tennis participant to win the title at Roland Garros on Saturday. She mentioned her success is beginning to slowly seep in and she or he must get used to media consideration.
On the French Open, Swiatek additionally reached the semifinals within the girls’s doubles match. As a fan of males’s singles champion Rafael Nadal, and talking about presumably enjoying in blended doubles tournaments, she mentioned she hoped the Spaniard would “see the potential of this relation.”
Their paths already crossed in Paris this yr.
“On the primary day of the match I used to be warming up enjoying soccer with a pal and Rafa’s bodyguard advised us to cease, however seeing this he (Nadal) simply waved his hand to point out we must always proceed enjoying and I respect that very a lot,” Swiatek mentioned.
On the French Open, Swiatek misplaced solely 28 video games in seven matches and have become the primary lady to win the title in Paris with out dropping a set since Justine Henin in 2007. She can be the primary teenager to win the ladies’s title at Roland Garros since Iva Majoli in 1997.