Roland Garros champion Barbora Krejčíková already has a certain premiere start in singles at the Champions Tennis Tournament.
In Guadalajara, Mexico, where the top event for the best eight of the season will move from Shenzhen this year, he will also play doubles with Kateřina Siniaková. In both competitions, she will present herself as the first tennis player since 2016, when Karolína Plíšková played singles and doubles.
The names of the first qualified players were announced today by the WTA. Ashleigh Barty from Australia, the world number one and the last winner of the Tournament, already has a certain place. Together with Krejčíková, the current world number two Aryna Sabalenková from Belarus secured the premiere start in singles.
In doubles, Krejčíková and Siniaková will present themselves at the Champions Tournament for the third time in a row. They achieved their best result in 2018, when they reached the final. Along with them, the Japanese couple Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara already have a certain place.