Barbora Krejcikova

Krejcikova Opens Hamburg Campaign With Solid Win

HAMBURG, July 18, 2022 Barbora Krejcikova began her title bid at the Hamburg European Open with a solid 6-2, 6-4 first-round win over Dutch lucky loser Suzan Lamens on Monday. The No. 3 seed of the WTA Tour 250 event […]

Indian Wells: Medvedev Is Men’s Top Seed

INDIAN WELLS/WASHINGTON, March 9, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The men’s singles draw for the 45th edition of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif. was revealed at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden Tuesday afternoon. While World No. 1 Daniil […]

Krejcikova Making Tennis Look Easy At Australian Open

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 24, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) There’s a sense of joy every time World No. 4 Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic wins a tennis match. Lately, she’s been winning quite a few of them. After beating two-time Australian Open […]

Within Minutes, Halep, Collins and Cornet All Advance At Australian Open

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 22, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Within a matter of about 10 minutes across Melbourne Park, on a sunny and warm 33-degree (Celsius) Saturday afternoon, Simona Halep, Danielle Collins and Alizé Cornet all won their respective third-round matches to […]

Krejcikova Wins Prague Open, On Cusp Of Top 10

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Barbora Krejcikova has dominated women’s tennis for the past two-and-a-half months. She’s won the French Open singles – her first major title – as well as two additional tournaments, on clay at Strasbourg […]

Krejcikova On Success: ‘Now I Can Just Improve’

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After Barbora Krejcikova won her first Grand Slam singles title, unseeded and coming from out of nowhere to capture the 2021 French Open women’s championship, the rising star from the Czech Republic had […]

Krejcikova Perseveres, Wins Roland-Garros Title

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Women’s tennis crowned a first-time Grand Slam champion at the French Open in Paris Saturday afternoon. In a battle of late bloomers between the Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia, […]

Krejcikova Eyes Rare Roland-Garros Double

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Barbora Krejcikova will begin her quest for a French Open rare double, sweeping both the singles and doubles titles, when she walks out on Court Philippe-Chatrier Saturday afternoon to face No. 31 seed […]

Roland Garros Women’s Semifinal Day Will Long Be Remembered

PARIS/WASHINGTON, June 11, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Looking back, Thursday’s women’s semifinals day at Roland-Garros will long be remembered for a number of positive reasons. Among them, there was the right amount of drama, entertainment and excitement. When it ended, […]

Pavlyuchenkova, Krejcikova To Play Roland Garros Final

PARIS, June 10, 2021 (by Alessandro Boroch) In her 52nd major main draw appearance, 29-year-old Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova came through her Roland Garros semi-final against Tamara Zidansek in straight sets to move into her career-first Grand Slam final. The No. 31 seed […]