Elena Rybakina vs. Iga Swiatek Head to head (2024)

Elena Rybakina vs. Iga Swiatek Head to head
Elena Rybakina and Iga Swiatek

Elena Rybakina and Iga Swiatek are the two biggest tennis stars in the world. The rivalry between Rybakina and Swiatek is the raging topic of interest among tennis fans today. Rybakina is known for her powerful and aggressive game which helped her to get a lot of winners from both the forehand and backhand wing. Swiatek also has a very aggressive game, but she constructs points carefully and waits for the right moment to hit a winner.

Rybakina and Swiatek will face each other for the fifth time in their career at the 2024 Qatar Open Final. It will be the first meeting between these two in the Final.

Rybakina has already won two titles this season- Brisbane International and Abu Dhabi Open. On the other hand, Swiatek made the final of the 2024 United Cup with Poland. However, both players lost early at the 2024 Australian Open.

Elena Rybakina vs. Iga Swiatek Head to head Record

Elena Rybakina and Iga Swiatek have played five matches across their careers, with Rybakina leading 3-1. Swiatek won the first match between these two, but the last three matches went Rybakina’s way.

Here are the results of matches between the two:

1. Ostrava Open QF: Swiatek beat Rybakina 7-6 (5), 6-2

The first meeting between Rybakina and Swiatek came at the 2021 Ostrava Open quarterfinals, where Swiatek defeated Rybakina in straight sets 7-6 (5), 6-2.

2. 2023 Australian Open, Round of 16: Rybakina beat Swiatek 6-4, 6-4

Elena Rybakina vs. Iga Swiatek Head to head
Elena Rybakina and Iga Swiatek

The pair met for the 2nd time during the 2023 Australian Open round of 16.

Swiatek was the big favorite to win that match because she finished the 2022 season with two grand slam titles, including the French Open and US Open, and was looking very strong in that tournament. But Rybakina pulled out a brilliant performance and defeated Swiatek in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.

3. 2023 Indian Wells Open, SF: Rybakina beat Swiatek 6-2, 6-2

After the 2023 Australian Open Rybakina and Swiatek faced each other at the 2023 Indian Wells semifinals. Rybakina, who finished runner-up at the 2023 Australian Open, took control of the match from the beginning and defeated world No. 1 Swiatek in straight sets 6-2, 6-2.

4. 2023 Rome Open, QF: Rybakina beat Swiatek 2-6, 7-6 (3), 2-2

After facing two defeats against Rybakina previously, Swiatek looked pretty dominant at their fourth meeting at the 2023 Rome Open quarterfinals. She took the first set 6-2 and was leading in the second set. But Rybakina made a strong comeback in the second set and won it 7-6 (3). However, when the score was 2-2 in the third set, Swiatek was forced to retire from the match because of a knee injury.

After Swiatek was forced to retire from her match due to injury, Rybakina advanced to the semifinal and eventually won the tournament.

5. 2024 Qatar Open Final:

Since their last meeting in Rome, both players have improved a lot, and this match could give us an idea of how the rivalry between these players will look in the future.