Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova saved one match point earlier than reserving a spot within the French Open final, the place she’s going to face Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Saturday.
Down 5-3, 30-40 on her serve within the decider in opposition to Seventeenth-seeded Maria Sakkari, Krejcikova hit a backhand winner on the web to keep alive within the match. She lastly held and broke again within the subsequent sport to degree at 5-5.
Krejcikova wanted 5 match factors to seal the win 7-5, 4-6, 9-7.
Both Krejcikova and Pavlyuchenkova will play their first Grand Slam final.