List of Champions at French Open 2021

Novak Djokovic claimed his second French Open title, whereas, Barbora Krejcikova won her first ever Grandslam title.

List of Champions at French Open 2021
List of Champions at French Open 2021

The two month long clay court season came to end, as the French Open 2021 concluded on Sunday. The Grandslam which is played on clay courts, is one of the toughest tournaments on the tour. Just like every year, French Open threw up several surprises, with several players laying their hands on their maiden Grandslam title.

Novak Djokovic won the Men’s Singles event, after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the finals. The highlight of the tournament came when the Serbian defeated Rafael Nadal in a thrilling four set match in the semifinals. With his title in Paris, Djokovic completed his Double Career Grandslam title.

On the women’s side, Barbora Krejcikova continued the trend of unseeded players winning the French Open title. In the past five years, four of women’s singles champions have been unseeded. Krejcikova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the finals in three sets, to end an amazing tournament.

Barbora Krejcikova completes a ‘historic’ double in Paris

Barbora Krejcikova
Barbora Krejcikova

One title was not enough for Barbora Krejcikova, as she also claimed the French Open 2021 Women’s Doubles title alongside Katerina Siniakova. The Czech pair defeated Iga Swiatek and Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the finals in straight sets. Krejcikova became the first woman after Mary Pierce in 2000 to claim both singles and doubles titles.

EventChampion(s)
Men’s SinglesNovak Djokovic
Women’s SinglesBarbora Krejcikova
Women’s DoublesBarbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova
Men’s DoublesPierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut
Mixed DoublesJoe Salisbury and Desirae Krawczyk
Boy’s SinglesLuca Van Assche
Girl’s SinglesLinda Noskova
Boy’s DoublesArthur Fils and Mpetshi
Girl’s DoublesAlexandra Eala and Oksana Selekhmeteva 
Men’s quad wheelchair singles championDylan Alcott 
Men’s quad wheelchair doubles Andy Lapthorne and David Wagner
Men’s wheelchair singles titleAlfie Hewett
Women’s wheelchair doublesDiede de Groot and Aniek van Koot
Women’s wheelchair singlesDiede de Groot

Great Britain’s Joe Salisbury and America’s Desirae Krawczyk claimed the Mixed Doubles title, and dropped only two sets throughout the tournament. On the other hand, home favorites, Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut claimed their second French Open Men’s Doubles titles after a three set victory in the finals.

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