Barbara Krejkova is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. Krejková is an eight-time Grand Slam champion, having won the French Open 2021 Women’s singles title French Open 2018, Wimbledon Championships 2018, French Open 2021 and Australian Open 2022 Women’s doubles title, all with fellow countryman Katerina Siniakova.
She has also helped win the Australian Open mixed doubles titles in 2019 and 2021 Rajeev Ramand in 2020 with Nikola Mektic. After Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Samantha StosurShe is one of only four players to have won a Grand Slam title in all three areas.
Krejcikova has always been one of the best doubles players in the world, but in the last year and a half things have flared up in singles and she is now among the best in both categories. And this week, Krejcikova climbed to a new career high of #2 in singles, making it onto a very exclusive list. Krejcikova not only won the singles at Roland Garros last year, she also won the doubles Katerina Siniakova. She is now the 10th woman in WTA history to have a career top 2 finish in both singles and doubles.
Barbora Krejcikova equals Serena Williams’ record
Barbora won the Australian Open doubles title that year and reached the singles quarterfinals where she fell Madison key. She also played the singles final at the Sydney International Event, which was also her first tournament of the season. She fell on the fifth seed Paula Badosa in three sets 3-6, 6-4, 6-7.
The last tournament she competed in this season was the Qatar Open, where she lost in the round of 16 Yelena Ostapenko. In women’s doubles, she and her partner Katerina Siniakova admitted a walkover Sanja Mirza and Lucie Hradecka in the quarterfinals.
As for the ranking Ashleigh Barty remains at the top of the charts and maintains its dominance. Anett Kontaveit rose to 5th place in the rankings, becoming the highest-ranked Estonian singles player of all time. Krejcikova surpassed Arina Sabalenka to take second place. After defeating Anett Kontaveit at the Qatar Open, Iga Swiatek moved up four places to fourth.
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