French Open 2021 Finals: Barbora Krejcikova vs Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Live Stream, Channel, Where and When to Watch

Published 06/11/2021, 7:29 AM EDT
Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 10, 2021 Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova celebrates winning her semi final match against Greece’s Maria Sakkari REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes


After almost two weeks of grueling tennis at the 2021 French Open, we have our two women’s singles finalists, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Barbora Krejcikova, both eyeing their maiden Grand Slam title.

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In fact, before the start of the French Open, Pavlyuchenkova had never gone past the quarterfinal stage while Krejcikova had never reached beyond the fourth round in a Grand Slam.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 8, 2021 Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in action during her quarter final match against Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Interestingly, this would be the sixth straight year a new women’s champion would lift the trophy at Roland Garros.

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When is the French Open 2021 women’s final?

The women’s singles final gets underway on Saturday, 11th June 2021. The Pavlyuchenkova vs. Krejcikova clash is scheduled to start at 3.00 PM CEST (local time), 9:00 AM EST, and 6:30 PM IST.

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They would play the final at the iconic Court- Phillipe Chatrier in Paris. The winner would earn approximately $1.69 million

Where and How to watch?

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France TV Sport and Prime Video are the two official broadcasters of the French Open 2021. Across Europe, fans can witness the women’s Grand Slam singles final on Eurosport. Various local European broadcasters including ORF, EPT, Servus TV, and many others would broadcast the final in different regions of the continent.

In the United States of America, tennis fans can catch the live stream of the final on Tennis Channel and Peacock Network whereas ESPN would telecast the live event in Latin America.

In South-East Asia, Fox Sports would telecast the Pavlyuchenkova vs. Krejcikova final. However, in India, China, and Japan, the fans can watch the action live on Star Sports Select, CMG (China Media Group), and TV Tokyo respectively. As for the Australian public, the Wide World of Sports would be the one to bring live-action.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – June 9, 2021 Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejcikova in action during her quarter final match against Cori Gauff of the U.S. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

The Czech tennis player, Krejcikova, reached the final after delivering a jaw-dropping performance, saving a match point against Maria Sakkari in the semi-final and winning the match 9-7 in the decider.

On the other side, the No.31 seed Pavlyuchenkova defeated her semifinal opponent, Tamara Zidansek, in straights sets to enter the French Open final.

Having never played against each other in the past, for the first time Krejcikova would face off Pavlyuchenkova, that too in the final of the French Open. The stakes couldn’t be higher, whosoever wins, the history is in the making.

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Kshitij Tayal

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Kshitij Tayal is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having played district-level tennis competitions, Kshitij is also a tenured journalist of the sport with over four years of experience. At EssentiallySports, he pens down some thought-provoking pieces on players and tournaments across the ATP and WTA.

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