French Open: Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Barbora Krejcikova reach final
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Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova outlasted No. 17 seed Maria Sakkari in the French Open semifinals Thursday to advance to her first Grand Slam final.
Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic celebrates after beating Maria Sakkari of Greece during the French Open semifinals Thursday at Roland Garros in Paris. Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA-EFE

June 10 (UPI) --

The Czech earned a 7-5, 4-6, 9-7 victory over Sakkari to set up a showdown with 29-year-old Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final at Roland Garros. Pavlyuchenkova also advanced to her first major final after defeating unseeded Tamara Zidansek 7-5, 6-3 earlier Thursday.


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