Venus Williams and Jelena Ostapenko victorious on Day 5

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Venus Williams powered her way past Japan’s Naomi Osaka with a 7-6(3) 6-4 victory on Court 1 today, to advance to this year’s fourth round at the Wimbledon Championships. Playing in her 98th match at Wimbledon, the 37 year old, … Continue reading

Ostapenko wins the Birthday girl battle, and into the Final

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Jelena Ostapenko from Latvia celebrated her 20th birthday in style when she defeated fellow birthday girl, Timea Bacsinszky 7-6(4) 3-6 6-3 on Court Philippe Chatrier today, to reach her first French Open final. The crowd was treated to 2 hours … Continue reading

Previewing the French Open Ladies semi-final matches

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Tomorrow is the Ladies semi-finals day at the French Open and we should be in for some great action. Timea Bacsinszky vs Jelena Ostapenko First up will be the birthday girls – the 30th seed, Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland and … Continue reading

Ostapenko stops Wozniacki in her tracks

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The 19 year old Latvian player, Jelena Ostapenko reached her first Grand Slam semi-final, after defeating the 11th seed, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, 4-6 6-2 6-2 in less than favourable conditions on Court Suzanne Lenglen today. This is the Latvian’s … Continue reading