Iga Świątek could not focus on the match due to Matthew Perry.  The star of Friends did not leave it without comment

Iga Świątek could not focus on the match due to Matthew Perry. The star of Friends did not leave it without comment


After a fierce match with the Tunisian Ons Jabeur, Iga Świątek finished the match with the tennis player with the score 6: 2, 7: 6. Thus, the 21-year-old from Raszyn in 2022 won the US Open for the first time, reaching his third Grand Slam title in his career. Swiatek admitted that his match was not the easiest, because during the game he was accompanied by many moments of doubt. It turns out that their reason was not only a difficult opponent, but also the fact that at some point in the stadiums he noticed. Matthew Perry. How did the actor react to the entry of the tennis player about his presence in the match?

Iga Świątek – response to Matthew Perry during the US Open

Matthew Perry gained some fame from his role in the cult series Friends. In the production, for 10 years he played the role of Chandler, Joey’s (Matt LeBlanc) longtime friend from college. The hero, who is known for his unique sense of humor, recently joined an unknown team, which, apart from his friend, includes Monika Geller (Courteney Cox), her best friend Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston), Ross (David Schwimmer) and Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow)

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There are many indications that Iga Świątek is one of Chandler’s biggest fans. In his Twitter profile, the tennis player admitted that he could not concentrate on the game after seeing Matthew Perry on one screen while he was switching sides on the court with an opponent. He even added a funny GIF from the series to his post Friends and the hero’s text, “Well, it didn’t happen”, which in his opinion perfectly reflects what he felt at that time:

It was me when I really wanted to focus, but I saw Matthew Perry
on the screen when changing pages. What could be more fun?

The entry of Iga Świątek reached the actor himself, who commented as follows:

Congratulations on a great win yesterday, champion!

Friends – the appearance of guests in the series

In addition to the stars mentioned above, the production also includes many other famous names: