Jelena Ostapenko is a Latvian professional tennis player. She has career-high WTA rankings of world No. 5 in singles, achieved on 19 March 2018, and world No. 17 in doubles, reached on 2 March 2020.
Ostapenko was ranked as the No. 2 junior tennis player in the world in September of 2014 after she triumphed in the singles competition at the junior Wimbledon Championships.
A wildcard let her compete in the main draw of the Tashkent Open, which was her first event on the WTA Tour.
Ostapenko advanced past the qualifying rounds and went on to win the Ladies Neva Cup, which was the most prestigious championship she had won to that point.
Before falling to Kristina Mladenovic in the second round of the tournament at Wimbledon, Ostapenko recorded her first victory over a player ranked in the top ten by claiming a straight-sets victory over ninth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro in the first round. Ostapenko only dropped two games over the course of the match.
At the US Open, she was defeated by Sara Errani in the second round of competition. At the Coupe Banque Nationale in September, she made it to the final of the WTA Tour for the first time in her career, although she was defeated by Annika Beck.
At the completion of the season, she held the 79th spot in the world.
Jeļena Ostapenko Mother Jeļena Jakovļeva Her Coach?
Jeļena Jakovļeva doubles as the biological mother and coach for Jelena Ostapenko, the professional Latvia tennis player. She was married to a former Ukrainian footballer Jevgēnijs Ostapenko.
Her husband died in 2020.