Tennis-Unbeatable Swiatek has embraced pressure, says Navratilova


FILE PHOTO: Tennis - WTA 1000 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - May 15, 2022 Poland's Iga Swiatek celebrates with the trophy after winning the Italian Open REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane/

(Reuters) - Iga Swiatek has embraced the pressure that comes with being world number one and will go into the French Open as the overwhelming favourite to clinch a second major title, tennis great Martina Navratilova said.

After replacing Ash Barty at the top of the world rankings following the Australian's shock retirement in March, Swiatek has seemingly revelled in her status as the top women's player.

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