Iga Swiatek vs Caroline Wozniacki: 2024 Indian Wells Open - Preview & Prediction

Iga Swiatek vs Caroline Wozniacki: 2024 Indian Wells Open - Preview & Prediction

by Zachary Wimer

At the 2024 Indian Wells Open, a pretty interesting clash of generations will happen, as Iga Swiatek will face Caroline Wozniacki in the quarter-final.

Wozniacki might not play many events this year, but when she does, she seems like she'll be pretty tough to beat. The Danish player has put together a really impressive showing so far, beating a couple of notable players en route to the quarter-final at the WTA 1000 event.

Swiatek did the same, but it was expected from the former champion of the event, who is also the top-ranked player in the world right now. Now, they get to play against each other in a very interesting clash of generations.


If you look at any match Swiatek takes part in, the Polish player is where you have to start. She's played some amazing tennis this week and is looking like the player to beat this week.

The higher bounce gives her enough time to be on every ball, and her movement takes care of the rest. Very few players can stick around in rallies with her anyway, so that's going to be a proper challenge for Wozniacki.

Despite being over a decade apart in terms of age, Swiatek and Wozniacki did play against each other once. It happened back in Toronto in 2019, and the Polish player won that match in three sets.

Iga Swiatek Caroline Wozniacki
1 H2H 0
1 Rank 204
22 Age 33
17-2 2024 W/L 5-3
298-68 Career W/L 644-269


I think Swiatek will win again but this time more comfortably. I just don't see a way for Wozniacki to really trouble the best player in the world right now. Peak Wozniacki certainly might have some things to say, but as inspired as she played this week, she's far from her best tennis.

Prediction: Iga Swiatek to win in two sets.


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