Barbora Krejcikova, 6-3 victory over Sorana Cirstea at the Strasbourg International on Saturday gave her French Open preparations a huge boost.
Krejcikova didn’t have the best match, with 10 double faults as blustery conditions in the outdoor field made serving difficult, yet the Czech fifth seed won six of 13 breakpoints to deny her Romanian rival a third singles title.
Krejcikova, 25, utilized her profound groundstrokes well to drive Cirstea to scramble for returns and joined that procedure with artfulness at the net.
“I feel exceptionally enthusiastic, truly cheerful. It was a stunning week for me, “Krejcikova, who retaliated from a put down twice in the competition to win her matches, said at the prize show service.
“I don’t have numerous words, I’m shaking, very eager to win my first WTA title.”
Cirstea never figured out the match with her unforced mistake tally ascending with each game as she got done with 44, taking all things together.
Krejcikova ended 22 winners, remembering one for match point as she shouted in front of a small crowd of fans.
Krejcikova is facing her countryman Kristyna Pliskova in the first round of the French Open, which starts on Sunday, while Cirstea takes on British nineteenth seed Johanna Konta.
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