Simona Halep (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈmona haˈlep]; born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on two separate occasions between 2017 and 2019. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on October 9, 2017. On her second occasion, she held the ranking for 48 consecutive weeks. In total, she has been No. 1 for 64 weeks, which ranks tenth in the history of female tennis. Halep was the year-end No. 1

Ostapenko, days after turning 20, beat third-seeded Simona Halep with a dazzling comeback. The Grand Slam title is her first win on the WTA tour.  Jelena Ostapenko was the first unseeded player to reach the women’s final in Paris since Mima Jausovec in 1983. CreditChristophe Ena/Associated Press. Image. Jelena Ostapenko was the first unseeded player to reach the women’s final in Paris since Mima Jausovec in 1983. CreditCreditChristophe Ena/Associated Press. By Christopher Clarey. June 10, 2017.

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko becomes the first unseeded woman to win the French Open since 1933 with a thrilling 4-6 6-4 6-3 win against Romania's Simona Halep.  Jelena Ostapenko became the lowest-ranked champion in French Open history. Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko fought back to stun third seed Simona Halep and become Latvia's first Grand Slam champion at the French Open. The 20-year-old trailed by a set and was 3-0 down in the second to Halep - who would have become world number one with a win - but prevailed 4-6 6-4 6-3. Ostapenko, ranked 47th, had never won a Tour-level title before and was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam.

Jelena Ostapenko defeated Simona Halep in three sets to win the 2017 French Open. By Jamie Lisanti. June 10, 2017. Jelena Ostapenko's first professional tennis title is a Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old had made only one WTA final coming into the French Open, but she played an incredible match to beat No. 3-seeded Simoan Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win the 2017 French Open title. After trailing by a set a 3-0, Ostapenko stormed back and with a forehand winner, sent the women's final to a deciding set on Philippe Chatrier. In the final set, Ostapenko continued her powerful hi

Simona Halep a pierdut finala de la Roland Garros. Simona Halep a câștigat primul set cu 6-4. Ostapenko a câștigat setul 2 tot cu 6-4 și setul 3 cu 6-3. Cristian Tudor Popescu: „Simona trebuia să riște mai mult”. „Nu i se poate reproșa nimic Simonei, aceasta fată, Jelena, a jucat bine. Această puștoaică nebună și-a asumat toate riscurile și a câștigat”, a fost prima reacție a lui CTP. Jurnalistul a adăugat că „Simona a jucat foarte bine”, dar că „trebuia să forțeze la un moment dat, trebuia să riște mai mult”. Halep: „Poate nu eram gata să câștig această finală”. „Sunt tristă pentru această a

Jelena ostapenko 4-6 6-4 6-3 simona halep - ostapenko WINS the french open. Ostapenko punches through a winner to make it 15-30 on Halep’s serve. Two points from her first Grand Slam title.  And Ostapenko thunders a backhand down the line off Halep’s serve. That was simply incredible. Jelena ostapenko 4-6 6-4 5-3 simona halep•. Another gruelling rally opens the eighth game of this set here and Halep hits the net. Ostapenko then fails to get it over.

Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian Grand Slam finalist after blasting her way past Timea Bacsinszky while Simona Halep battled past Karolina Pliskova at the French Open on Thursday. Ostapenko celebrated her 20th birthday by crushing Bacsinszky's hopes with a nerve-jangling 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 victory, which included a total of 16 breaks of serve on a sweltering Court Philippe-Chatrier.  Halep reached her second Roland Garros final with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 win over Pliskova, taking her to within touching distance of a first major title and the world No 1 spot. Ostapenko is the youngest player to reach the French Open final since 19-year-old Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago.

Simona Halep, who would have risen to the top of the world rankings by winning the title, took the first set of the final and led 3-0 in the second, only for Ostapenko to hold her nerve, keep faith in her relentlessly attacking game and win 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 after an hour and 59 minutes. The first unseeded player to win the Suzanne Lenglen Cup since Britain's Peggy Scriven in 1933, Ostapenko became the first Latvian to win a Grand Slam title and the first woman to secure her maiden tour-level title at a Grand Slam event since Barbara Jordan at the 1979 Australian Open.

Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko reached the final of the 2017 French Open after winning their semi-final matches at Roland Garros on Thursday. Halep beat second seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, while Ostapenko overcame Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 after being taken to a third set to reach her first final in a Grand Slam. Qualifying for the final was the perfect way for Ostapenko to celebrate her 20th birthday and make history for Latvia. With the world No.1 ranking on the line, along with a place in the final, Halep held off spirited attempts from Pliskova to disrupt her rhythm, b

Jelena Ostapenko pulls off upset against Simona Halep to win French Open. Ostapenko ends her surprising run in Paris with her first Grand Slam trophy, beating Halep in three sets. Post to Facebook.  Jelena Ostapenko pulls off upset against Simona Halep to win French Open. Sandra Harwitt, Special for USA TODAY Sports Published 11:16 a.m. ET June 10, 2017 | Updated 8:29 p.m. ET June 10, 2017. Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia celebrates victory during the women's singles final against Simona Halep of Romania during the French Open at Roland Garros on June 10. (Photo11: Julian Finney, Getty Images). CONNECT11TWEET11 LinkedIn11COMMENT11EMAIL11MORE11.

Simona Halep sets up French Open final with Jelena Ostapenko after beating Karolina Pliskova. Romania's Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title. Halep overcame Karolina Pliskova in the French Open semi-finals on Thursday. Third seed Halep won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against Jelena Ostapenko. Halep lost in three sets to Maria Sharapova on her first appearance in the final. By Julien Pretot, Reuters. Published: 21:41 GMT, 8 June 2017 | Updated: 21:41 GMT, 8 June 2017.

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun world number 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career. Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history. She also denied Halep what would have been her first major championship and the No. 1 ranking. "I really enjoy to play here. It's a really great time, I really love to be he.re". Jelena Ostapenko delivers her Grand Slam spe

Player Simona Halep Caroline Wozniacki Karolina Pliskova Garbiñe Muguruza Petra Kvitova Angelique Kerber Elina Svitolina Serena Williams Naomi Osaka Sloane Stephens Venus Williams Maria Sharapova Jelena Ostapenko  France host Romania and Australia host Belarus in this week's Fed Cup semifinals, while the World Group play-offs find the Czech Republic battling Canada and Latvia taking on Germany. April 4, 2019. Osaka, Halep, Serena, and defending champion Svitolina headline Rome entries. The Top 43 players in the WTA rankings are all included in the entry list for the 2019 Internazionali BNL d'Italia. April 1, 2019.

Romania’s Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title and the number one ranking with victory over Karolina Pliskova at the French Open. Third seed Halep won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. Czech second seed Pliskova would have become world number one next week had she won the second semi-final. Ostapenko celebrated her 20th birthday with a 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 win over Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky. Mimi Jausovec was the last unseeded player to reach the French Open final in 1983, losing to Chris Evert.

Simona Halep. Jelena Ostapenko. 6-2, 6-4. Beijing. Hard. MATCH STATS. Simona Halep. Jelena Ostapenko. 1st SERVE %. 36/52 (69%).  1. Simona Halep. 0-0. 0-0, 15-0, 30-0, 40-0. 1-0. Jelena Ostapenko. 0-0, 15-0, 15-15, 15-30, 30-30, 40-30[BP]. Simona Halep. 2-0. 0-0, 15-0, 15-15, 15-30, 15-40[BP]. 2-1. Jelena Ostapenko. 0-0, 0-15, 0-30, 15-30, 30-30, 40-30[BP]. Simona Halep. 3-1. 0-0, 0-15, 0-30, 15-30, 15-40[BP]. 3-2. Jelena Ostapenko. 0-0, 0-15, 15-15, 30-15, 30-30, 30-40, 40-40, A-40[BP], 40-40, A-40[BP]. Simona Halep. 4-2. 0-0, 15-0, 30-0, 30-15, 40-15, 40-30, 40-40, 40-A[BP], 40-40, A-40, 40-40, 40-A[BP], 40-40, A-40, 40-40, 40-A[BP], 40-40, A-40. 5-2.

Jelena Ostapenko produced an astonishing fightback to overpower favourite Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the French Open final on Saturday and become the first Latvian grand slam champion. The 20-year-old looked down and out when Halep had points for a 4-0 lead in the second set but hit back with an audacious display of power to steamroller third-seeded Romanian Halep. Ostapenko also recovered from a break behind in the third set and finished the contest with a flashing backhand winner to become the first unseeded player to win the title since Briton Margaret Scriven in 1933.

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career.  Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open. Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning the second set as she plays Romania's Simona Halep during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/David Vincent). Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press Published Saturday, June 10, 2017 11:17AM EDT Last Updated Saturday, June 10, 2017 2:20PM EDT.

Ostapenko, who never so much had won a single WTA event, stunned the tennis world Saturday with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over No. 3 seed Simona Halep in the French Open final, coming out of obscurity to become the first Latvian to win a Grand Slam event and the first unseeded player to win the Roland Garros title in.

She will now face Simona Halep, who powered past Karolina Pliskova. Jelena Ostapenko booked her place in the French Open women's final with a 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 6-3 win over Timea Bacsinszky in Thursday's first semifinal. Following six breaks of serve, the first set went down to a tiebreak. Ostapenko unleashed several winners and was rewarded for having taken all the risks by winning the tiebreak 7-4. Bacsinszky had to break for treatment during that first set after injuring her knee. But the number 30 seed started the second set in determined mood, breaking serve in the first game. Rea

Paris: Simona Halep set up a French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko on Thursday, taking her to within touching distance of a first Grand Slam title and the world number one spot. Romanian third seed Halep, the runner-up to Maria Sharapova in 2014, claimed a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over Karolina Pliskova, the second-seeded Czech. Unseeded Ostapenko downed Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 on her 20th birthday to become the first Latvian finalist at a major. The eventual champion on Saturday will be a first-time major winner while victory for Halep would crown her as the new world number one, r

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Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career. Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history. She also denied Halep what would have been her first major championship and the No. 1 ranking. "I still can't believe I won," Ostapenko told the crowd at Court Philippe Chatrier. "It was always my dream, when I was a child I wa

Third-seeded Simona Halep of Romania will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in the women's final at the French Open. The winner Saturday will be a first-time Grand Slam champion. If Halep wins, she also will move up to No. 1 in the rankings for the first time. She was the runner-up at Roland Garros in 2014. The 20-year-old Ostapenko had never been past the third round at a Grand Slam tournament until this one. This is only the eighth major of her career. The men's doubles final is also

PARIS — Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry. On the day she turned 20, Ostapenko became the first unseeded French Open finalist since 1983, using big and bold groundstrokes to end points lickety-split on the way to beating 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday.  In Saturday’s championship match, the 47th-ranked Ostapenko will face Simona Halep of Romania, who got past 2016 U.S. Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second compelling semifinal on a sunny day with the temperature touching 81 degrees.

World No. 4 Simona Halep is looking to capture her first Grand Slam and the No. 1 rank ahead of her French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko. (1:40). Facebook.  Still, Ostapenko and, to a lesser extent, Halep represent the future, not just in their presence at this event, but also in the way they play. Romania's Halep, who will become world No. 1 if she takes the title, is a phenomenal athlete. She has renewed confidence and believes she belongs at the top. Ostapenko, who will enter the top 20 regardless of the result of her first Grand Slam final, has caused gasps from crowd and experts alike with her booming game.

Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko. Simona Halep refused to believe her French Open dreams were over before they had begun and now stands one win away from her first Grand Slam title. The Romanian, who will face Jelena Ostapenko today, was installed as the favourite after retaining her title at the Madrid Open last month and went on to reach another final at the Italian Open the following week. But during that match against Elina Svitolina, Halep went over on her right ankle, and when a scan showed a torn ligament, her chances of even being in Paris were rated only 50/50. Not by Halep, though.

Jelena Ostapenko has claimed her first ever Grand Slam title by winning the 2017 French Open in epic style. We’ve got the details on her amazing victory over Simona Halep on June 10. It was David versus Goliath in the French Open women’s final, as 20-year-old unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko took on veteran Simona Halep, 25, in an epic match. Romanian Simona knew going in that winning the tournament would make her the new number one seeded player in women’s tennis, so she came to play hard! Yet Jelena had battled past some of the best ladies in the tourney in her quest to make history as an u

Simona Halep receives an opportunity to exact revenge on Jelena Ostapenko after the two women advanced to the semifinals of the China Open with straight-set victories on Friday. Second-seeded Halep required just 69 minutes to dispatch Russian Daria Kasatkina 6-2, 6-1 at Beijing, while ninth-seeded Ostapenko posted a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Romania's Sorana Cirstea . The victories set up the first meeting between Ostapenko and Halep since the 20-year-old Latvian stunned Halep in the French Open final at Roland Garros in June. "She's a great player," Ostapenko said of Halep. &q

Highlights: Ostapenko stuns Halep in French Open. Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko bounced back from a first set loss to upset No. 3-seeded Simona Halep in the 2017 French Open final. Tennis. Highlights. Up next: 2017 French Open. 2017 French Open. 2:21. Highlights: Ostapenko stuns Halep in French Open Tennis.

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Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career. Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history. She also denied Halep what would have been her first major championship and the No. 1 ranking. Advertisement. "I still can't believe I won," Ostapenko told the crowd at Court Philippe Chatrier. "It was always my dream, when I w

Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep, clinches French Open title Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko came from a set down to stun third seed Simona Halep and Let's talk tennis! Halep, Drysdale, Johnson, Tiafoe, Ostapenko, Cahill + Faulk!!Kerry Feirman. 6 месяцев назад. Cliff Drysdale, Simona Halep, Darren Cahill, Frances Tiafoe, Jelena Ostapenko, Marshall Faulk.  Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko talk to the media during day 2 of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Porsche-Arena on April 24, 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany. 2017 WTA Finals Round Robin | Simona Halep vs. Elina Svitolina | WTA HighlightsWTA. 11 месяцев назад.

Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning the French Open final against Simona Halep. Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko has used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun world No 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open tennis final for the first title of her career. Latvian Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history. She also denied Halep what would have been her first major championship and the world No 1 ranking.

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko kisses the trophy after winning the women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Romania's Simona Halep in three sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Saturday, June 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) PARIS – Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career.

Jelena Ostapenko (WTA 47) a créé la sensation en s’imposant (4-6, 6-4, 6-3) ce samedi après-midi en finale de Roland-Garros face à la Roumaine Simona Halep (WTA 4). Mené 1 set à rien et 3-0 dans la 2ème manche, la surprenante Lettonne a complètement renversé la situation et remporte son premier Grand-Chelem à seulement 20 ans. 47ème mondiale au début de la quinzaine, elle fera un sacré bond en avant au classement et occupera à partir de lundi la 12ème place. (du 10/06/2017).

Jelena Ostapenko vs Simona Halep, French Open 2017 women’s singles final highlights: 2037 hrs IST: Ostapenko wins French Open 2017 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Relentless, attacking and bold, Ostapenko has incredibly won her first Grand Slam just days after turning 20. Jelena Ostapenko wins her maiden Grand Slam title! https://t.co/tm3KSlKacZ. 🏆 1er titre du Grand Chelem pour Jelena Ostapenko 👏#RG17 pic.twitter.com/yVyxLPJuOO. — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) 10 June 2017. 2004 hrs IST: Ostapenko comes from 0-3 down to win the second set 6-4. The resilient 20-year-old has completed a remarkable comeback in

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Jelena Ostapenko produced an astonishing fightback to overpower favourite Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the French Open final on Saturday and become the first Latvian grand slam champion. The 20-year-old looked down and out when Halep had points for a 4-0 lead in the second set but hit back with an audacious display of power to steamroller third-seeded Romanian Halep. Ostapenko also recovered from a break behind in the third set and finished the contest with a flashing backhand winner to become the first unseeded player to win the title since Briton Margaret Scriven in 1933.

PARIS — Jelena Ostapenko is a young woman in a hurry. On the day she turned 20, Ostapenko became the first unseeded French Open finalist since 1983, using big and bold groundstrokes to end points lickety-split on the way to beating 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday.  In Saturday’s championship match, the 47th-ranked Ostapenko will face Simona Halep of Romania, who got past 2016 U.S. Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second compelling semifinal on a sunny day with the temperature touching 81 degrees.

Jelena Ostapenko’s first professional tennis title is a Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old had made only one WTA final coming into the French Open, but she played an incredible match to beat No. 3-seeded Simoan Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win the 2017 French Open title. After trailing by a set a 3-0, Ostapenko stormed back and with a forehand winner, sent the women’s final to a deciding set on Philippe Chatrier. In the final set, Ostapenko continued her powerful hitting and aggressive game to take down Halep. With the win, Ostapenko becomes the Latvia’s first Grand Slam champion. Article

French Open – Follow the Tennis match between Jelena Ostapenko and Simona Halep live with Eurosport. The match starts at 14:00 on 10 June 2017. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Jelena Ostapenko vs Simona Halep.  The new champion Jelen Ostapenko thanks the Roland-Garros crowd: "I love you guys. Congrats Simona, you were playing amazing. I was happy to win but I think you will win it one day and wish you all the best for the season. I would like to thank my team and my family, and all my friends who came to support me. Thanks a lot. "16.11.

Ostapenko will play 2014 runner-up Simona Halep for the title. Halep beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.  How quickly did this come together for Ostapenko, the first tennis player from Latvia to reach a Grand Slam final? Not only is this just her eighth major tournament, and not only had she never been past so much as the third round at one before this week, and not only did she lose her opening match in Paris a year ago, but she has yet to win a tour-level title of any sort. “I mean, when I came here,” Ostapenko said, her words spilling out with nary a pause in between, “of course I didn’t expect I would be in the final.”

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