Iga Świątek was born on 31 May 2001 in Warsaw to Dorota

Tomas Witek. His father is a former rower who competed in

the men's quadruple sculls event at

the 1988 Seoul Olympics. His mother is an orthodontist

She has a sister, Agata, who is about

three years older and a student of dentistry at Lublin Medical University.

Vitek's father wanted his daughters to become competitive athletes.

prioritized individual sports over team sports in order to better,

 control their chances of success. Agata initially started out,

swimmer but turned to tennis after having trouble swimming.

I her sister in tennis because she wanted to beat her,followed

also because she wanted to be like her. Agatha briefly participated

in the ITF Junior Circuit in 2013 at the age of 15 but stopped playing due to injury

I took my training in Warsaw before moving to

Legia Warsaw at the age of 14 and later.