Krejčíková makes Grand Slam last eight for first time

The Czech tennis player Barbora Krejčíková has reached the last eight in the singles at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in her career. The 25-year-old made that step after overcoming Sloane Stephens of the US 6-2 6-0 at the French Open on Monday.

Krejčíková is primarily known as a doubles specialist and is a previous world doubles number one. She lifted her first WTA singles title recently in Strasbourg.

Author: Ian Willoughby