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Tennis-Krejcikova wins French Open women's title

Tennis-Krejcikova wins French Open women's title

12/6/2021 6:40:00 PM

Tennis- Krejcikova wins French Open women's title

PARIS: Czech Barbora Krejcikova claimed her maiden Grand Slam title when she beat Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1 2-6 6-4 in the French ...

BookmarkPARIS: Czech Barbora Krejcikova claimed her maiden Grand Slam title when she beat Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1 2-6 6-4 in the French Open final on Saturday.The 25-year-old is the first Czech to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup since Hana Mandlikova, who represented Czechoslovakia, triumphed in 1981.

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AdvertisementAdvertisementKrejcikova won six games in a row to take the opening set after dropping serve in the first, before Pavlyuchenkova gained the upper hand in the second set.The Russian had her left thigh taped at 5-2 but served it out to level at one-set all before Krejcikova broke decisively for 4-3 in the decider to extend her winning streak on clay to 12 matches.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; editing by Pritha Sarkar) Read more: CNA »

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