Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open
Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open
French Open

Paris, June 12: Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open on Saturday (June 12), defeating Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to become the first Czech woman in 40 years to conquer Roland Garros.

Krejcikova, ranked 33 in the world and playing just her fifth main draw in a Slams singles event, triumphed 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 for a second career title.

The 25-year-old emulates compatriot Hana Mandlikova who claimed the trophy in Paris in 1981.

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