Czech Barbora Krejcikova She won the 2021 edition of Roland Garros by beating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final, achieving her first Grand Slam title in just five appearances in a major.
Krejcikova beat 29-year-old Pavlyuchenkova in three sets (6-1, 2-6 and 6-4), in one hour and 58 minutes. It was an atypical and unexpected final between the contenders that almost no one was betting on and that had never been measured before on the circuit.
“I have many memories and memories to tell my children,” said the champion after lifting the trophy.
Krejcikova, who also disputes the doubles final at Roland Garros this Sunday, She is the second Czech tennis player in achieving the women’s triumph, after it was obtained by Hana Mandlikova in 1981 (representing Czechoslovakia).