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

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 $11,549,883 in prize money.

Career

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 of 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.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 5 (May 19,2018)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 16 (August22, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 3R (2017, 2018,2022)
  • French Open - W (2017)
  • Wimbledon - SF (2018)
  • US Open - 3R (2017, 2018, 2019)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 9 (August22, 2022)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 9 (August22, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

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

Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 2R (2020)
  • French Open - 1R (2017, 2018)
  • Wimbledon - F (2019)
  • US Open - 2R (2017)

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