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French Open: Barbora Krejcikova wins first Grand Slam singles title in Paris

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Unseeded Czech Barbora Krejcikova sealed her rapid rise in the singles game by claiming a first major title in a hard-fought French Open final.

Krejcikova, 25, won 6-1 2-6 6-4 against Russian 31st seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at Roland Garros.

The former doubles world number one has won the title on her fifth appearance in a Grand Slam singles draw.

On Sunday, Krejcikova has the chance to win the doubles when she plays in the final alongside Katerina Siniakova.

No player has won both the women's singles and doubles titles at Roland Garros since France's Mary Pierce in 2000.

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