Jeļena Ostapenko, also known as Aļona Ostapenko, is a professional tennis player from Latvia. She has career-high WTA ranking of No. 5 in singles, achieved on 19 March 2018, and No. 17 in doubles, set on 2 March 2020. Ostapenko won the 2017 French Open singles title, becoming the first player from Latvia to win a Grand Slam tournament and the first unseeded player to win the French Open since 1933. In addition to her singles career, she has played as a member of Latvia Fed Cup team. She has won seven singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit, and she also won the junior singles event at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. Ostapenko is known for her highly aggressive playing style, including powerful inside-out groundstrokes and a tendency to aim for the lines.
|Born:||June 08, 1997, Riga, Latvia|
|Turned pro:||23 April 2012|
|Plays:||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Prize money:||US$ 8,877,147|
|Career record:||237–145 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 5 (19 March 2018)|
|Current ranking:||No. 41 (16 March 2020)|
|Australian Open:||3R (2017, 2018)|
|French Open:||W (2017)|
|US Open:||3R (2017, 2018, 2019)|
|Tour Finals:||RR (2017)|
|Career record:||118–87 (%)|
|Highest ranking:||No. 17 (2 March 2020)|
|Current ranking:||No. 17 (16 March 2020)|
|Australian Open:||QF (2020)|
|French Open:||QF (2019)|
|Wimbledon:||3R (2016, 2018)|
|US Open:||QF (2019)|
|Australian Open:||2R (2020)|
|French Open:||1R (2017)|
|US Open:||2R (2017)|
|Fed Cup:||31–17 (%)|
|Twitter:||Jeļena Ostapenko's Twitter profile|
About Jelena Ostapenko
Latvian tennis player who has gained fame as a competitor in the biggest tournaments in the world. She won the 2017 French Open and advanced to the semi finals in Wimbeldon 2018.
She won a bronze medal in the Youth Olympic Games in 2014.
She reached her best singles WTA rankings of world number five in March 2018.
Her father, Jevgenijs Ostapenko, was a former pro soccer player.
She was introduced to tennis at age 5 and idolized Serena Williams while growing up.
Information related to Jeļena Ostapenko
- Latvian female tennis players
- Tennis players at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics
- Olympic tennis players of Latvia
- Grand Slam (tennis) champions in women's singles
- Grand Slam (tennis) champions in girls' singles
- Tennis players at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- Wimbledon junior champions
- French Open champions
- Sportspeople from Riga