Elena Rybakina

Rybakina defeats Ostapenko to secure final spot in Rome

In a match-up between two Grand Slam winners, reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina dominated former Roland Garros champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-2 6-4 to reach the final of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. In a dominant display,...
Paula Badosa

Exclusive behind-the-scenes photos: WTA players’ practice sessions before the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

As the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix tournament is just around the corner, the world's best WTA players have been gearing up for the event by practicing on the courts. It's always exciting to see...
Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia & Lyudmyla Kichenok of Ukraine pose with their champions trophies after the doubles final of the 2022 Western & Southern Open WTA 1000 tennis tournament

Lyudmyla Kichenok engaged to Jelena Ostapenko’s coach

World No.8 doubles player Lyudmyla Kichenok shared engagement news on Instagram by showing her new ring and tagging Stas Khmarsky, the coach of Jelena Ostapenko. "A day to remember," the 30-year-old Kichenok wrote in an...
Jelena Ostapenko

Latvian government reapproves funding to Ostapenko

Latvia has abandoned the decision to stop funding Latvian athletes who compete in the same events as Russian and Belarusian athletes. The decision has been a very controversial topic that Jelena Ostapenko commented on...

Kvitova, Gauff though to the fourth round in Indian Wells

Fan favorites are doing well in the California desert as the first day of the third round comes to a close. Rebecca Peterson of Sweden, who came in through qualifying, is the only unseeded...

Jelena Ostapenko speaks about the controversial sanction by Latvia for playing with Russians, Belarusians

The news has been out that Latvia cut off financial support to Latvian athletes who compete in the same tournaments as Russian and Belarusian players and Jelena Ostapenko is among those affected by the...
Jelena Ostapenko

Can this be real? Jelena Ostapenko punished by Latvian government for playing with Russians and Belarusians?

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko has reportedly been punished by the government of her home country solely for competing in tournaments that allow the participation of Russian and Belarusian players. The news seems so unbelievable that...
Elena Rybakina

Rybakina sweeps past Ostapenko into Australian Open semifinals

Reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina is through to her first Australian Open semifinal with a confident 6-2 6-4 victory over Jelena Ostapenko. The 22nd-seeded Rybakina fired 11 aces and 24 winners as she eased past...
Jessica Pegula WTA Finals

Australian Open quarterfinal predictions: Rybakina vs. Ostapenko, Pegula vs. Azarenka

Two women's singles quarterfinals in the top half of the draw are scheduled for Tuesday, January 24. WTA results are always unpredictable and we often have surprise champions, but let's try to preview the...

Rybakina eliminates Swiatek, Ostapenko beats Gauff in Australian Open

Instead of a quarterfinal between Iga Swiatek and Coco Gauff that many predicted, we'll have a meeting between Elena Rybakina and Jelena Ostapenko in the final eight of the 2023 Australian Open. Reigning Wimbledon champion...