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In French Open, Women's Singles Finals Take Surprising Shape

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The unseeded Barbora Krejcikova has advanced to face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, the No. 31 seed, in the singles final of the French Open.
PARIS — The 2021 French Open will be remembered for its endless surprises. Stars withdrew. Top players lost early.

The trend continued Thursday as two long shots surged into the women's championship match. Elite women's tennis has been without clear and consistent winners for a while now, but a final between Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia and Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech…
Matthew Futterman
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