FILA's Barbora Krejcikova Wins Grand Slam Doubles title in London
(FILA Luxembourg S.à r.l.) - FILA sponsored player Barbora Krejcikova has captured her eighth career Grand Slam Doubles title in London, partnering with Katerina Siniakova to beat the duo of Shuai / Mertens 6-2, 6-4. Krejcikova is the newest addition to FILA’s roster of sponsored tennis players, joining an elite group of ATP and WTA athletes from around the world.
The Czech pair, who have won five Grand Slam doubles titles together on Tour, had an impressive fortnight defeating the seeded duos of Melichar / Perez and Kichenok / Ostapenko en route to the title match. This victory is Krejcikova’s second title in London (2018) and her second Grand Slam championship with Siniakova this year, following their Australian Open win in January. Krejcikova now boasts an impressive 12 career WTA doubles titles to her name, in addition to three singles titles, including a Grand Slam victory in Paris (2021).
A former World No.1 in doubles, Krejcikova’s illustrious doubles career includes five Grand Slam women’s doubles titles (all with Siniakova) and three mixed doubles titles (with Rajeev Ram, Nikola Mektic). She also captured the Gold Medal in women’s doubles in Tokyo (with Siniakova).
In addition, Neal Skupski successfully defended his title in the Mixed Doubles competition, alongside partner Desirae Krawczyk. The pair defeated Australians Matthew Ebden and Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-3 to claim their second straight trophy. Yui Kamiji of Japan also represented the FILA brand in the winner’s circle, taking home the championship in the Women’s Wheelchair Doubles, in addition to reaching the final in Women’s Wheelchair Singles.