Katerina Siniakova wins longest final of 2023

Katerina Siniakova erased three championship points during a grueling 3-hour and 33-minute victory over fellow Czech Marie Bouzkova to win the Jiangxi Open.

Katerina Siniakova pulled off an incredible comeback at the Jiangxi Open to win her fifth career singles title, saving three championship points before outlasting her fellow Czech Marie Bouzkova 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(4) in Sunday's final.

The 3-hour and 33-minute thriller is the first final this season to go more than three hours in length, and it is the sixth longest match of the year overall.

"It was a really tough and big battle," Siniakova said in press after her win. "I’m really excited and proud I kept fighting until the end.

"It’s really tough, and sad that just one can win because both of us just left everything out there."
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