Jelena Ostapenko is a professional tennis player from Latvia. She has a career-high singles ranking of World No.5, which she reached in May 2018. In 2017, she won the French Open women’s singles. In 2019, she was the runner-up in Wimbledon in 2019 for mixed doubles.

Player Profile

Jeļena Ostapenko was born on June 8, 1997, in Riga, Latvia. She stands 177 cm tall and she is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand. She is coached by Stas Khmarsky and her mother Jeļena Jakovļeva.

Height / weight 1.77 m / 68 kg
Born 8 Jun 1997
Nationality Latvia Latvia
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Alona

She started playing tennis at a young age and was coached by her mom. Since she turned pro in 2012, she has earned more than US$12.8 Million in prize money.


Ostapenko started her career playing in the ITF Circuit. She did not make her Grand Slam main draw debut until 2015 when she made it to the second round of both Wimbledon and the US Open.

Two years later in 2017, she won the singles title at the French Open, beating Simona Halep. The following year, she was in the semifinals of Wimbledon.

She also plays doubles and mixed doubles and in 2019, she made it to the final of the mixed doubles event at Wimbledon. She was paired with Robert Lindstedt at the time. They lost to the pairing of Latisha Chan and Ivan Dodig.

In 2022, she made it to the semifinals of the French Open and Wimbledon as a women’s doubles player. This helped her break into the top 10 of the doubles rankings.

In 2023, she had the best Australian Open finish when she made it to the quarterfinals.

Career Record


Career Titles: 5

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 5 (March19, 2018)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 17 (June19, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - QF (2023)
  • French Open - W (2017)
  • Wimbledon - SF (2018)
  • US Open - 3R (2017, 2018, 2019)

Other Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - RR (2017)


Career Titles: 6

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 7(September 12, 2022)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 17 (June19, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - QF (2020)
  • French Open - SF (2022)
  • Wimbledon - SF (2022)
  • US Open - QF (2019)

Other Doubles Tournaments

  • Tour Finals - SF (2022)

Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Results

  • Australian Open - QF (2023)
  • French Open - 1R (2017, 2018, 2023)
  • Wimbledon - F (2019)
  • US Open - QF (2022)

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