The 25-year-old non-seeded defeated Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to claim her first Grand Slam title.
Non-seeded Czech Barbora Krejcikova defeated 31st seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia to win her first Grand Slam title at the French Open in Paris.
In the match between the participants of the first two finals of the Slam final, it was Kreichikova who came out on the first place and won 6. 1, 2: 6, 6: 4 points on Corp Philip Chatter on Saturday.
The match ended with a hand landing with Pavlyuchenkova at the fourth meeting point of Kreichikova.
The 25-year-old imitates compatriot Hana Mandlikova, who won the cup in 1981 in Paris.
Kreichikova paid tribute to former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna Novotna, who died of cancer in 2017 at the age of 49.
“It’s hard to put into words. “I can not believe that I just won the Grand Slam tournament,” said Kreichikova, who was still out of 100 when the 2020 World Cup took place last October. The French Open, also known as Roland Garros.
“I spent a lot of time with Yana before she died. His last words to me were: Enjoy tennis, try to win the Grand Slam.
“I know he looks at me. That’s a lot, because he’s looking at me.
“It was amazing that I had the opportunity to meet him. He was such an inspiration. I miss him, I hope he is really happy. “
Krejikova, who could win her third Grand Slam title in doubles with her partner Katerina Sinyakova on Sunday, was handed the trophy by Czech-born Martina Navratilova, who won two French Open as a US citizen.
Krejcikova will rise to 15th place in the world after her victory on Saturday, when she became the sixth major winner of Paris for the first time.
At the same time, Pavlyuchenkova was playing in the final of her 52nd attempt at the Grand Slam, trying to become the third major winner of the major.
“I have been preparing for this moment since I was a child, now I have lost my words,” said the 29-year-old.
“Many thanks to my friends who came here for a meeting from different parts of the world. Because they thought this was my only chance.
“I congratulate Barbora. I do not know how to play solo or doubles. I died on the last point. “
It was only the second WTA singles title for Kreichikova, but they came in her last two tournaments.
He won the Clay Cup in Strasbourg, France last month, and is now in 12 games.