Krejčíková beaten in tennis final in Sydney

Czech player Barbora Krejčíková has lost in the final of the Sydney Tennis Classic. The 26-year-old went down 3-6 6-4 6-7 to Paula Badosa of Spain in Saturday's match.

Krejčíková, who was previously known as a doubles specialist, is seeded fourth in the Australian Open, which gets underway on Monday.

Author: Ian Willoughby