Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko, playing her first match since winning the French Open, survived a tough battle at the Aegon International on Monday, winning a topsy-turvy contest against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 0-6 6-4. There was a shock, though, ...
“But I tell you what: A star was born today, and I've got to say, it's so great for women's tennis. We need fresh young blood.” It may also be good for female coaches, who remain a rarity on the WTA Tour. Ostapenko was long coached by her mother - - -
Big-hitting Jelena Ostapenko, an unseeded Latvian who had turned 20 two days earlier, won the title after she bounced back from a one-set deficit to overcome the heavy favourite, the third-seeded Romanian Simona Halep. .... If Ms Ostapenko's career - - -
Jelena Ostapenko made history on Saturday at Roland Garros, upsetting No. 3-seed Simona Halep in three sets to win the 2017 French Open championship, her first pro tennis title. The win marks several historical moments in tennis history for Ostapenko. - - -
Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko became the first teenager to reach the French Open women's semi-finals since 2007 with a shock win against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki. The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major ... - -
Eastbourne: Latvia`s Jelena Ostapenko, playing her first match since winning the French Open, survived a tough battle at the Aegon International on Monday, winning a topsy-turvy contest against Spain`s Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 0-6 6-4. There was a
How could Andy Murray play that well and not win? That was the first thought of Catherine Whitaker (Eurosport) and David Law (BBC 5 Live) on the The Tennis Podcast, recorded shortly after the semifinals. The answer, they concluded, came from down the ... - - -
Anastasija Sevastova gave Latvian tennis another red letter day when she lifted the Mallorca Open title on Sunday a fortnight after Jelena Ostapenko became the surprise French Open champion. Sevastova prevailed 6-4 3-6 6-3 against Germany's Julia ...
PARIS — Jelena Ostapenko became the first unseeded women's finalist at the French Open in more than 30 years by beating Timea Bacsinszky on Thursday. The 47th-ranked Ostapenko, the first Latvian player to reach a Grand Slam final, will play No.
But there is a silver lining: the new French Open champion, Jelena Ostapenko, is available instead. In a statement on her ... Tennis is about the constant tension between risk and reward, but Ostapenko just keeps gambling. After Thursday's semi-final
Rafael Nadal's dominant run to his record 10thFrench Open title means all is well in men's tennis. The popular Rafa and his even more popular longtime rival, 2017 Australian Open champion Roger Federer, are back at the top of the game, despite being - - -
"You have to play your best tennis from the first round," the 29-year-old said. "It doesn't matter against who you play right now. "You have to be focusing, ... Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard, defeating the Canadian 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. And in the
Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki became the latest tennis star to take part in ESPN Magazine's annual Body Issue, which will hit newsstands on July 8th during the upcoming Wimbledon Championships. Wozniacki will be among those in attendance at the
19-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko pulled off a comeback win over last year's French Open semifinalist Sam Stosur on Sunday. World No. 47 Ostapenko advanced to her first career Grand Slam quarterfinal with a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over 2010 French Open ... - -
JELENA Ostapenko has completed an extraordinary grand slam fairytale, upstaging Simona Halep to win the French Open. ... 3 - She pursued ballroom dancing and contested the Latvian national championships before deciding to concentrate on tennis.