Jeļena Ostapenko, also known as Aļona Ostapenko, is a Latvian professional tennis player.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent or between two teams of two players each.
Jeļena Ostapenko Press Conference RG17 - Before the Final by Irina Aldea
On 12 June 2017, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 12 in the Women's Tennis Association, and she peaked at world number 32 in the WTA doubles rankings on 19 June 2017.
The Women's Tennis Association, founded in 1973 by Billie Jean King, is the principal organizing body of women's professional tennis.
At the 2017 French Open, Ostapenko became the first player from Latvia to win a Grand Slam tournament, and the first unseeded player to win the French Open since 1933.
The French Open, often referred to as Roland Garros, is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France.
The 2017 French Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts.
In addition to her singles career, she has also played as a member of Latvia's Fed Cup team.
Fed Cup is the premier international team competition in women's tennis, launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the International Tennis Federation.
She has won seven singles and eight doubles titles on the ITF tour, and also won the Junior singles event at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships.
The 2014 Wimbledon Championships was a tennis tournament which took place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, from 23 June to 6 July 2014.
Ostapenko is known for her highly aggressive playing style, including powerful inside-out groundstrokes and a tendency to aim for the lines.