Barbora Krejcikova reveals that she will focus on returning to her singles best after winning a seventh Grand Slam doubles title with Katerina Siniakova. On Sunday, Krejcikova and Siniakova defeated Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in the final of the Australian Open.
As a duo, Krejcikova and Siniakova now have seven Grand Slam titles. Krejcikova, who won the 2021 French Open singles title, is ranked 30th in singles. Krejcikova definitely doesn’t rule out playing with Siniakova again, but she noted that her main goal is to get back to her best singles form.
«We’re both going to go play singles right now to try and improve in singles. At some point, we’re going to play another tournament together. We’re going to just focus on a tournament-by-tournament basis. Then we’ll see what the future holds.» to bring us», Krejcikova said WTA Insider Information.
Krejcikova on playing alongside Siniakova
Last year, Krejcikova and Siniakova won three Grand Slam doubles titles, they just didn’t make it to the French Open. At the start of the 2023 season, they managed to defend their Australian Open title.
Krejcikova and Siniakova are a dominant doubles duo and Krejcikova tried to explain what makes them such a dangerous duo. «I’m trying to set up the point as best as possible so that Katka has the best chance to finish it off with a volley.
That’s my goal. When I’m serving, I try to create the best serve so that she has as many opportunities as she can for the easy shot and finish it. When I’m on the baseline it’s the same, just create so that she’s not in a difficult position that makes it harder for reflexes.
She’s at the net, so the ball is going twice as fast to her as it is going to me at the back,» Krejcikova explained. In the Australian Open singles event, Krejcikova reached the round of 16 before lose to Jessica Pegula.