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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Wednesday May 8, 2024

World No.1 Iga Swiatek continues to work on her covergirl game, as the queen of clay graces the cover of Elle in Poland this June.

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The top-ranked Pole says she had a great time at the photo shoot, once she got over a few pre-game nerves.

“Honestly, it was great because I really had fun,” said the 22-year-old four-time major champion. “I would say posing wasn't easy at the beginning. I had a coach onset that kind of showed me what to do. Then it got easy because we're kind of used to repeating movements, even on court. I kind of used that to pose a little bit better.”

Swiatek, fresh off her Madrid title on Saturday, is 32-4 on the season with titles in Doha, Indian Wells and Madrid. She revealed that she really enjoyed the process of getting glammed up for her second Elle cover (the first was in 2022).

“It feels great when you're like (showing different poses), then it looks good. It's almost like an art when this guy showed me how to pose,” Swiatek told reporters in Rome. “At the beginning for sure I felt rusty, but I felt really confident and, like, taken care of. When you're kind of living your normal life and you're being just yourself, it's sometimes nice to feel so glamorous.”