Posts tagged as OSTAPENKO

Ostapenko reaches quarter-final of Luxembourg Open

Friday, October 18, 2019

Latvia’s second-ranked women’s tennis player Alona Ostapenko today defeated top-seed Elise Mertens 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarter finals of the Luxembourg Open, reported LETA. Ostapenko, currently 63rd in the WTA ranking, is playing as a wildcard entrant at the WTA tournament, while Mertens is 19th in the WTA ranking. Ostapenko earned 60 WTA points for getting to the quarter-finals where he will face the winner of the match between two Germans – Antonia…

Ostapenko, Sevastova advance to 3rd round of US Open

Friday, August 30, 2019

Latvia’s two top ladies’ tennis players have advanced to the third round of the WTA US Open competition, reported LETA. Jeļena Ostapenko (WTA No. 77), whose ratings have been on a slow decline since her sudden French Open win in 2017, managed to overcome US’ Alison Riske (WTA No. 36) 6-4, 6-3, despite making 11 double faults and 28 unforced errors in a chaotic first set. Ostapenko earned 130 points for getting into the…

Ostapenko through to third round of Toronto WTA

Thursday, August 8, 2019

On Wednesday, Latvia’s second best ranked lady tennis player Alona Ostapenko defeated Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 2-6 6-4 in the second round of the Toronto WTA Premier series tennis tournament. At the moment Ostapenko is ranked 83rd in the world, while Pavlyuchenkova is ranked 44th. Ostapenko has earned 105 WTA ranking points for advancing to the third round of the Toronto tournament, where she will take on the Czech Republic’s Marie Bouzkova, who is…

Ostapenko through to second round in Canadian Open 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Latvia’s No.2 Aļona Ostapenko defeated France’s No.1 Caroline Garcia in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3, in the first round of Rogers Cup on Monday, August 5, according to tournament organizers. Ostapenko’s next opponent will be revealed after Tuesday’s match between World No.10 Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka and Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. This is Ostapenko’s first victory at the Rogers Cup, having previously failed to go past the first round in three Canadian Open tournaments held in Toronto and Montreal.…

Alona Ostapenko has climbed back into the top 10

Monday, August 20, 2018

Latvia’s highest-ranked tennis player Alona Ostapenko is ranked 10th again in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday. Ostapenko, 21, was ranked 11th last week. She was last ranked 10th at the end of May. Her career high is world No. 5, which she reached this past March. In the meantime, Anastasija Sevastova has stayed put in 18th place in this week’s WTA rankings. Diana Marcinkevica is ranked 300th, Daniela Vismane is 645th, Alise Cernecka is 1,011st,…

Sevastova Through To The Mutua Madrid Open Second Round, Ostapenko Drops Out

Monday, May 7, 2018

Latvia’s tennis player Anastasija Sevastova through to the Mutua Madrid Open second round. In the first round Sevastova defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (Slovakia) – 6:3, 4:6, 6:3. In the second round Sevastova will meet Kiki Bertens (Netherlands). Another Latvia’s tennis player Jelena Ostapenko drops out of the tournament, in the first round she lost to Irina-Camelia Begu (Romania).