Paris, June 13: French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova accomplished a uncommon sweep of titles at Roland Garros as she received a 3rd ladies’s doubles main trophy with fellow Czech teammate Katerina Siniakova on Sunday.
Less than 24 hours after she claimed her maiden singles slam title, Krejcikova grew to become the primary lady since Mary Pierce in 2000 to elevate each trophies on the clay-court main. Only seven ladies have accomplished the titles sweep at Roland Garros.
“Right now after all of this happened, this last two weeks, last two days, I feel really relieved and relaxed,” Krejcikova mentioned. “I just know from now on I can really enjoy because I have pretty much achieved everything I really wanted. Now I can just improve, that’s the only thing I can do, just improving.” In addition to her pair of trophies, Krejcikova will reclaim the No. 1 spot within the doubles rankings subsequent week. Barbora Krejcikova/Katerina Siniakova Beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands/ Iga Swiatek In French Open 2021 Women’s Doubles Finals.
“We will have a little bit glass of champagne,” Krejcikova mentioned. “I already mentioned I do not actually drink however I believe it is a time to really rejoice it. I believe we going to actually take pleasure in.”
Krejcikova, who defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova for the women’s singles title on Saturday, also became the first player to sweep both titles at any Grand Slam tournament since Serena Williams at Wimbledon in 2016.
Krejcikova and Siniakova are both 25 but have extensive experience playing together, having started their partnership in the juniors back in 2013. It clearly showed in their 6-4, 6-2 win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek in Sunday’s final as they converted five of their seven break points.
After racing to a 4-0 lead in the opening set, they resisted a late comeback from their rivals with an efficient display at the net. Krejcikova served out the set at love as Mattek-Sands missed a tough backhand volley. The Czech pair won the last four games and sealed the match with Siniakova’s final backhand winner. Siniakova and Krejcikova had already won in Paris in 2018 and claimed the Wimbledon trophy the same year. Barbora Krejcikova Beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in Final to Clinch 1st Grand Slam Title at French Open 2021.
“I’m simply actually completely satisfied that we’ve got one other title and looking out ahead we going to proceed with our cooperation in Wimbledon and likewise for the Olympics,” Krejcikova said. “I hope there’s going to be a bright future for us.” Swiatek was the defending singles champion in Paris however bowed out within the quarterfinals this yr.
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