Ostapenko stuns Pliskova to revive Roland Garros glory days

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Jelena Ostapenko showed great confidence and variety in her game to routinely defeat second seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 6-2 in the second round of the French Open. This is the first time since the...

Rome PHOTOS: Vika arrives in Rome, first round kicks off

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Main-draw action started on Monday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. Our photographer Jimmie48 attended a half of today's first-round matches and caught up with a number of top players who are awaiting their openers...

Jelena Ostapenko, Carla Suarez Navarro withdraw from the US Open

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Jelena Ostapenko and Carla Suarez Navarro are added to the ever-growing 2020 US Open withdrawals list. The 2017 French Open champion Ostapenko is the latest active major singles titlists who will miss this year's Grand...

Jelena Ostapenko shows boyfriend Arturs Karasausks to the world

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The 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko went public with her relationship with soccer player Arturs Karasausks, sharing a photo of them together on Instagram. Alona's boyfriend is from Riga, Latvia, just like her. He...

St. Petersburg PHOTOS: Belinda Bencic overcomes Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach quaterfinals

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Top seed Belinda Bencic of Switzerland eliminated hometown favorite Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6(4) 6-4 in the second round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy, even though the Russian served for the first set and had...

Serena Williams loses singles but USA defeat Latvia to reach Fed Cup Finals

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Depth and doubles was the ticket to Budapest for the U.S. Fed Cup team on Saturday in Everett, Wash., as Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sofia Kenin soothed a long and treacherous afternoon-turned-evening with a fifth-and-decisive...

Jelena Ostapenko’s father passes away, she shares childhood photos

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Jelena Ostapenko cited personal reasons for her withdrawal from the ASB Classic in Auckland and now the tennis star's Instagram posts reveal that her father Jevgenijs has passed away. Sharing a number of childhood...
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Young sensation Coco Gauff caps miracle week in Linz with first WTA title

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Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff made the most of her lucky loser entrance at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz, getting past Grand Slam champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 1-6 6-2 in the final to lift the first...
Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and newly-appointed coach Marion Bartoli talk to the media at the 2019 Upper Austria Ladies Linz WTA International tennis tournament

Surprising coaching sighting in Linz: Jelena Ostapenko hires Marion Bartoli

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Wednesday's WTA action at the Upper Austria Ladies Linz revealed a new surprising coaching partnership: During her 6-1 6-3 first-round victory over Germany's world No.130 Tamara Korpatsch, 2017 Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko was...
Donna Vekic, Carolina Wozniacki Cincinnati 2019 practice

Cincinnati PHOTOS: Vekic, Wozniacki, Sharapova, Kasatkina, Goerges practice in hot & humid conditions

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While the Rogers Cup was at its semifinal stage, a lot of players already gathered in Cincinnati to play the first round of qualifying or simply get accustomed to the environment of the Western...