French Open Semifinals: Barbora Krejcikova defeats Maria Sakkari to face Pavlyuchenkova in French Open finals

French Open Semifinals: Barbora Krejcikova defeats Maria Sakkari to face Pavlyuchenkova in French Open finals
French Open Semifinals: Barbora Krejcikova defeats Maria Sakkari to face Pavlyuchenkova in French Open finals

French Open Semifinals: Barbora Krejcikova defeats Maria Sakkari to face Pavlyuchenkova in French Open finals-  Barbora Krejcikova will play Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the French Open final after the Czech world number 33 saved a match point to defeat Greek 17th seed Maria Sakkari 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 on Thursday.

Krejcikova, 25, is the fourth unseeded women’s finalist in five years at Roland Garros. She won the French Open doubles title in 2018 but her best previous result in singles was a run to the fourth round here last year.

It will be the sixth successive French Open to crown a first-time women’s major champion.

The first set between Krejcikova and Sakkari saw back and forth action and at one stage, it stood level at 5-5. In the end, Krejcikova managed to hold her nerve and she took the first set 7-5.

Greece’s Sakkari staged a comeback in the second set and she managed to win it 6-4, and as a result, the match progressed into the third and deciding set.

The third set saw back and forth action between both the opponents and at one stage, it was level at 7-7. However, going for the kill, Krejcikova raised her game and she progressed to the finals of the tournament.French Open Semifinals: Barbora Krejcikova defeats Maria Sakkari to face Pavlyuchenkova in French Open finals

Barbora Krejcikova’s Road to the #RG21 Final:

d. Kr.Pliskova 57 64 62

d. [32] Alexandrova 62 63

d. [5] Svitolina 63 62

d. Stephens 62 60

d. [24] Gauff 76 63

d. [17] Sakkari 75 46 97 (saved MP)

Extends her winning streak to 11 matches, has won 13 of her last 14 matches.

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In India, Women Singles finals will be live streamed & live broadcasted on Star Sports Select & will be live-streamed on OTT-platform Disney+Hotstar.

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First Semifinal – Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova takes on Tamara Zidansek LIVE @ 6.30 PM

Second Semifinal – Maria Sakkari plays Barbora Krejcikova LIVE @ 8.00 PM IST

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French Open finals LIVE – Krejcikova v Sakkari LIVE:

France: Amazon Prime Video
Australia: Channel Nine, 9 Go, 9GEM, 9Now, and OTT-platform Stan
Brazil: Globo and Bandsports
USA: Tennis Channel, NBC Universal
Europe: Eurosport, itv, ptc
Canada: TSN, RDS
Latin America: ESPN
North America and the Middle East: beIn Sports
Sub Saharan Africa: SuperSport

China: CMG
South-East Asia: Fox Sports
Japan: TV Tokyo
New Zealand Sky: Sky

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(with ANI inputs)