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Barbora Krejcikova, the Czech surprise bag


STORY - Not among the favorites at the start of Roland Garros, the Czech took her chance to win the best tournament of her career.

On May 29, Barbora Krejcikova won the Strasbourg tournament.

The first title of his career in singles.

Fifteen days later, the specialist in ladies' doubles (crowned at Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 2018) and mixed doubles (winner of the Australian Open 2019, 2020 and 2021) added a second title to her record: Roland -Garros.

In singles and doubles (with her compatriot Katerina Siniakova).

Like Mary Pierce in 2000.

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After the Spanish Garbine Muguruza (2016), the Latvian Jelena Ostapenko (2017), the Romanian Simona Halep (2018), the Australian Ashleigh Barty (2019) and the Polish Iga Swiatek (2020), Roland-Garros celebrated a queen unprecedented, discreet (25 years old, 33rd in the world, it was above 100th place last year).

The Czech dominated the Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 at the end of an elusive, open final (like the semi-final won in extremis against the Greek Maria Sakkari, after dismissing a match point ).

His game, sitting down

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Source: lefigaro

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