Jeļena Ostapenko Parents: Jeļena Jakovļeva, Jevgēnijs Ostapenko

Jeena Ostapenko, also known as Alona Ostapenko and born on June 8, 1997, is a professional tennis player from Latvia.

She earned career-high WTA rankings of No. 5 in singles on March 19, 2018, and No. 17 in doubles on March 2, 2020.

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Ostapenko became the first person from Latvia to win a Grand Slam singles competition and the first unseeded player to win the French Open since 1933 when she won the 2017 French Open.

Jeļena Ostapenko Parents: Jeļena Jakovļeva, Jevgēnijs Ostapenko

Her father, Jevgnijs Ostapenko was a former Football player from Ukraine. Her mother was called Jeena Jakoveva.

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In the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia, where Jeena’s grandmother resides, Jevgnijs played professional football for FC Metalurh Zaporizhya.

Jelena is Ukrainian from her paternal side and has become proficient in English, Russian, and Latvian.

Ostapenko is coached by her mother who introduced her to the game when she was only five, with her father working as her fitness trainer. Her father sadly passed away in 2020.

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