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Iga Swiatek out of Billie Jean King Cup, saying scheduling is 'not safe'

Iga Swiatek out of Billie Jean King Cup, saying scheduling is ‘not safe’

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek will not play in the Billie Jean King Cup and complained Monday about that event being scheduled to start immediately after the WTA Finals. “I’m disappointed that [the] tennis governing bodies didn’t come to an agreement on something as basic as the calendar of tournaments, giving us only one day to travel …

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No. 1 Iga Swiatek tops Ons Jabeur in women's US Open final to win third major title

No. 1 Iga Swiatek tops Ons Jabeur in women’s US Open final to win third major title

NEW YORK — As good as she’s been this year, Iga Swiatek came to the US Open unsure of what to expect. She complained that women use different, slightly lighter, tennis balls than men do at Flushing Meadows, where she’d never been past the fourth round. She was trying to grow accustomed to the noise …

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