Paris: 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.
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.
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.
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.
In the Men’s section, world number one Novak Djokovic won four sets to reach the semi-finals of the French Open tennis tournament where he will face 13-time champion, Rafael Nadal. Due to the Kovid curfew, there was no spectator in the stadium to watch this exciting match.