The Newest: Krejcikova aiming for titles sweep in Paris

Barbora Krejcikova is again on courtroom at Roland Garros a day after the marathon win that booked her a spot within the French Open closing

PARIS — The Newest on the French Open (all instances native):

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1:30 p.m.

A day after the marathon win that booked her a spot within the French Open closing, Barbora Krejcikova is again on courtroom at Roland Garros — in doubles this time.

Krejcikova and her fellow Czech teammate Katerina Siniakova are up towards Magda Linette of Poland and Bernarda Pera of the US within the doubles semifinals.

Krejcikova is bidding to change into the primary lady to comb Roland Garros titles since Mary Pierce in 2000. The final lady to make the ultimate of each occasions in Paris was one other Czech, Lucie Safarova. She did it in 2015 and gained the doubles title.

In simply her fifth look in a Grand Slam singles predominant draw, Krejcikova made it to the ultimate by beating Maria Sakkari 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 after saving a match level.

She’s been ranked No. 1 and gained a pair of main championships in doubles.

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