Barbora Krejcikova, one of the best doubles players in the world, who can regain number one if she wins the women’s tag team final on Sunday together with her compatriot Siniakova, exploded this Saturday on the individual scene by lifting the second trophy of his career at Roland Garros. The 25-year-old Czech and 33rd in the world beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6 and 6-4 in 1:58, 29 and 32nd Russian who aspired to finally win a prestigious championship in her major number 52.
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The legendary Martina Navratilova, who fled misunderstanding of her sexual orientation in the former Czechoslovakia to become an American, presented her with the Suzanne Lenglen Cup. to which she has been her countrywoman since 2008, the year in which the winner of 18 Slams managed to obtain the nationality of the Czech Republic. She had been a finalist in the French tournament in 1975 as a subject of this country and a winner twice (1982 and 1984) as an American. “I can’t believe I really won. Jana (Novotna) was a great inspiration to me and I remember the last words she said to me, ‘you just enjoy and try to win a Grand Slam’. I know that from somewhere Jana (Novotna) is protecting me, I miss her a lot“Barbora said about another mythical tennis player from her nation and her mentor, who helped her before she died of cancer at age 49 in 2017.
Grand Slams Champion since Roland Garros 2016
|Barbora Krejcikova *||Roland Garros||2021|
|Iga Swiatek *||Roland Garros||2020|
|Naomi osaka||US Open||2020|
|Sofia Kenin *||Australia||2020|
|Bianca Andreescu *||US Open||2019|
|Ashleigh Barty *||Roland Garros||2019|
|Naomi Osaka *||US Open||2018|
|Simona Halep *||Roland Garros||2018|
|Caroline Wozniacki *||Australia||2018|
|Sloane Stephens *||US Open||2017.|
|Jelena Ostapenko *||Roland Garros||2017.|
|Angelique kerber||US Open||2016|
|Garbiñe Muguruza *||Roland Garros||2016|
* New champions
For the sixth consecutive year, the Parisian tournament crowns a champion who had not triumphed there before. The account began with Garbiñe Muguruza (2016) and continued with Jelena Ostapenko (2017), Simona Halep (2018), Ashleigh Barty (2019) and Iga Swiatek before Krejcikova’s feat in this 2021. This is WTA tennis since no It is governed by Serena Williams. In the past 15 majors there have been nine rookie winners and no recognizable rivalries (see table). Anyone can win. Let them tell Krejcikova, which is not the first time she has triumphed in Paris. She won the doubles title in 2018 and the junior doubles title in 2013. She is ranked 15th in the world, 18 spots above her 33rd.
Results, table and calendar.