Jelena Ostapenko

Ostapenko Returns To Eastbourne Final

EASTBOURNE/STARNBERG, June 24, 2022 Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia moved one step closer to defending her Rothesay International Eastbourne title as she beat Italy’s Camila Giorgi 6-2, 6-2 in Friday’s semi-final. Giorgi was unable to handle the former Grand Slam champion […]

An All-Baltic Final Comes To Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE/WASHINGTON, June 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Saturday’s WTA 500-series Viking International women’s singles title match will have a Baltic feel to it because both finalists are from that region of the world – wild card Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and […]

Ostapenko’s Won The French Open Once, Can She Repeat?

WASHINGTON, September 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Ever since Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko lifted the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen after her improbable title run to win the 2017 French Open, there’s been the added pressure that goes with being a Grand Slam […]

Ostapenko Looking To Regain The Old Grand Slam Magic

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 8 Kiki Bertens posted a tour-best 17-5 win-loss record on clay last year and six of her 10 career WTA singles titles have come on red dirt. Until the No. 3 seed […]

Ostapenko Wins Turkish Airlines Tiebreak At Porsche Arena

STUTTGART, April 23, 2019 The spectators inside the Porsche Arena celebrated the first winner at the 42nd Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: on Monday evening, Jelena Ostapenko won the Turkish Airlines Tiebreak, thrilling the fans on the opening day of the […]

A History Laden Silk Dyeing Expedition For Ostapenko And Wang

SHENZHEN, December 28, 2018 (Press Release) Young WTA stars Jelena Ostapenko and Wang Xinyu visited Gankeng Hakka Town, one of China’s most ancient towns, this morning to try their hands at the ancient Chinese art of silk dyeing. The small […]

Ostapenko Peaking At The Right Time By Hitting Big And Going For It

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) Reigning French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko converted her fourth match point much like she played her entire Miami Open presented by Itaú quarterfinal match against No. 4 seed Elina Svitolina on Wednesday afternoon. When […]