Barbora Krejcikova wins first-ever Grand Slam title at French Open


The French Open girls’s singles last featured a pair of unknowns in Czech’s Barbora Krejcikova and Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. However it was definitely a aggressive last that finally went to the underdog.

Krejcikova defeated Pavlyuchenkova in three units (6-1, 2-6, 6-4) to win her first-ever Grand Slam title. Much more spectacular is that this was solely the fifth main match in singles for Krejcikova, who turned the third unseeded girls’s champion within the final 5 years at Roland Garros.

Krejcikova and Pavlyuchenkova break up the primary two units — dominating their respective units — earlier than Krejcikova held on to win the third and the title. After Pavlyuchenkova received the primary recreation of the third set, Krejcikova quickly after went up 2-1 earlier than the set was tied at 3-3. That’s when Krejcikova began to drag away profitable the following two video games and warding off a late surge by Pavlyuchenkova.

However Krejcikova isn’t performed simply but. She stays in competition to win the doubles title with companion Katerina Siniakova because the pair will face Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek within the doubles last on Sunday.


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