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Barbora Krejcikova won her maiden Grand Slam singles title at the French Open on Saturday. (Photo credit: Twitter/@rolandgarros)

  • Barbora Krejcikova became the first Czech woman in 40 years to conquer Roland Garros
  • Krejcikova triumphed 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 for a second career title
  • The 25-year-old emulates compatriot Hana Mandlikova who claimed the trophy in Paris in 1981

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Barbora Krejcikova will aim to become the only second Czech women's tennis player to win the French Open title. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, on the other hand, is gunning to become the fourth Russian champion at Roland Garros.

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Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Barbora Krejcikova are ranked 32 and 33 respectively on WTA. (Photo credit: Twitter/RolandGarros, BarboraKrejcikova)

  • Pavlyuchenkova defeated  Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 7-5, 6-3 in the semi-final
  • Krejcikova is the fourth unseeded French Open finalist in five years
  • The two will face each other in the final on Saturday

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Maria Sakkari (in the left) and Barbora Krejcikova (in the right) faced off in the second semifinal of Roland Garros 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@rolandgarros)(Photo Credit: Twitter/@rolandgarros)

  • This was the first time, the two players had gone past the quarterfinals of Grand Slams
  • Krejcikova won the match 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 over Sakkari
  • This was the longest ever semifinal in Roalnd Garros

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Maria Sakkari, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Barbora Krejcikova and Tamara Zidansek are in the race to enter French Open finals. (Photo Credit: Instagram&AFP)

  • For the second time in Grand Slam, there are four first-time major semi-finalists in the women's singles
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova will play against Tamara Zidanšek
  • Maria Sakkari will face Barbora Krejcikova in the semi-finals