French Open 2021: Barbola to take on Anastasia for women’s singles title

French Open 2021: Barbola to take on Anastasia for women’s singles title

Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova overcame the hurdle of a marathon match lasting 3 hours 18 minutes in her semi-final match.

The picture of the final match in the women’s singles of the French Open 2021 has become clear. Here, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia will take on Barbola Krejcikova of the Czech Republic on Saturday for her maiden title on the setter court at Roland Garros. While Anastasia defeated Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia in her semi-final, Barbora defeated Maria Sakari 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 to reach the final of a Grand Slam for the first time. Also Read – French Open 2021 Semi Final Date & Time: The semi-final match will be exciting, Rafael Nadal will take on Novak Djokovic

Barbora overcame a marathon lasting 3 hours 18 minutes to make it to the finals, while Anastasia beat world number 85 Tamara 7-5, 6-3 in 1 hour 34 minutes in successive sets. Made it to the title match by defeating 29-year-old Anastasia has become the first female player to have played more than 50 major tournaments. He made his Grand Slam debut at the age of 15 by entering the 2007 Wimbledon as a wildcard. Also Read – Rafael Nadal lost the first set in the Frecnh Open, reached the semi-finals

This was the 52nd time that Anastasia made it to the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament. Along with this, Anastasia is the first female player from Russia, who has made a place in the final of the Grand Slam since 2015. Prior to her, Maria Sharapova of Russia had made it to the final of the Australian Open, where she had to face defeat at the hands of Serena Williams of America. Also Read – French Open: Unseeded Tamara Zidansek reaches semi-finals, Slovenia’s first player

With the victory in the semi-final match, Anastasia has reached the final of a tournament for the 21st time in her career. He had earlier made it to the final in Moscow in 2019.

If Anastasia manages to win the French Open title, it will be her first since winning the Strasbourg tournament in 2018. He has won 12 titles in his career so far.

(Input: IANS)

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