French Open 2021 Final: Barbora Krezzkova wins the first Roland Garros title
Czech Barbora Krejcikova defeated Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 to lift her maiden French Open title.
Krejcikova was at her clinical best in the first set, bagging it 6-1 in just 30 minutes. She showed some serves as she was broken in the very game of the summit clash by Pavlyuchenkova.
However, she broke back immediately and held her serve to take a 2-1. The rest of the set followed suit as she broke her Russian opponent two more times to bag the first set.
Twenty-nine-year-old Pavlyuchenkova, who failed to turn up in the first set, seemed to have found her feet in the second set as she saved a break point in the first game to play out her first service hold of the match.
In the subsequent game, a cracking down-the-line forehand saw her break Krejcikova to inch ahead 2-0.
French Open has a new women’s singles champion after Czech tennis star Barbora Krejcikova defeated her fellow first-time Roland Garros finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 at Court Philippe-Chatrier on Saturday.