Roland Garros 2021, Krejcikova ‘queen’ of Paris

Barbora Krejcikova is the ‘queen’ of Paris. The Czech tennis player, number 33 in the world, won the unprecedented final of Roland Garros against the Russian Anastasija Pavlyuchenkova, 32 Wta, with a score of 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 after an hour and 56 minutes of game. For the Czech, the triumph in the women’s singles on clay in Paris corresponds to the first major of her career after the successes in doubles: 5 Grand Slam events, two doubles at the French Open and Wimbledon, both in 2018, and three in the mixed doubles , Australian Open 2019, 2020 and 2021. The final of Roland Garros 2021 saw a first set dominated by Krejcikova, who with a double break closes 6-1 in half an hour of play. The second set is the prerogative of Pavlyuchenkova (the Russian veteran in her first final after 52 appearances in a Grand Slam) who reacts and closes 6-2. The third game opens with an immediate break and counter-break, with the Russian who has an empty pass and gives up the bar also in the seventh game: it is the decisive one for Krejcikova’s 6-4, who goes to the fifth Grand Slam in singles. to win Roland Garros.

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