The Czech pair battled from a set down to come through 6-7 (3/7), 6-4, 6-4 on the Rod Laver Arena and go one better than last year when they were runners-up to Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka.
“I want to thank my partner Katerina,” said Krejcikova, the world’s fourth-ranked singles player.
Make that 4️⃣ Grand Slam women’s doubles titles for this duo 🏆 ＠bkrejcikova · ＠k_siniakova · #AusOpen · #AO2022 https://t.co/2kGei7033I
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“She’s been playing with me for a very long time and I’m happy we are still working really, really well together. I’m looking forward to the next adventure,” Krejcikova added.
Krejcikova and Siniakova have already won titles at Roland Garros (2018, 2021) and Wimbledon (2018) since making their debut as a partnership in 2016.
The Australian Open was the pair’s 11th tour title, with five of them coming last year.
Czechmate 🇨🇿🏆@BKrejcikova & @K_Siniakova clinch their first #AusOpen women’s doubles title with a 6-7(3) 6-4 6-4… https://t.co/hKEmsWnCAD
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The unseeded Danilina and Haddad Maia only teamed up for the first time at the Sydney Classic in the lead-up to the Australian Open, which they won.