Jelena Ostapenko

LONDON | The Latest: Kerber takes opening set in Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Angelique Kerber advanced to her second Wimbledon final with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Jelena Ostapenko. Two-time Grand Slam champion Kerber made just seven unforced errors as she saw off an early barrage of Ostapenko winners to break twice in the first set. The … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Kerber takes opening set in Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON | The Latest: Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal debut vs Kerber

LONDON— The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Jelena Ostapenko has started her first Wimbledon semifinal. The 2017 French Open champion hasn’t lost a set en route to her last-four meeting with two-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber. The youngest remaining player in the draw, 21-year-old Ostapenko was a junior champion at Wimbledon … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal debut vs Kerber

LONDON  | Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

LONDON  — Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday. When Williams took a leave of absence to have her first child soon after claiming her 23rd Grand Slam at the 2017 Australian Open, it appeared her … Continue reading LONDON  | Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

PARIS | Congrats, Mom: Serena Williams wins Slam return in Paris

PARIS (AP) — For all that has changed in the 16 months since Serena Williams last played in a Grand Slam tournament — she is now married and a mother — so much was familiar about her at the French Open on Tuesday. The fashion statement, this time in the form of a black bodysuit … Continue reading PARIS | Congrats, Mom: Serena Williams wins Slam return in Paris

PARIS | Only took one day to guarantee 1st-time French Open finalist

PARIS (AP) — A year after stunning the tennis world by winning the French Open for her initial tour-level title, Jelena Ostapenko is again in rare company: a first-round loser as the defending champion at a Grand Slam tournament. Something even more unusual happened at Roland Garros, too: Venus Williams was beaten in her opening … Continue reading PARIS | Only took one day to guarantee 1st-time French Open finalist

PARIS | The Latest: Cornet ousts 2012 runner-up at French Open

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 4:00 p.m. France’s Alize Cornet is through to the second round of the French Open, beating 2012 runner-up Sara Errani of Italy 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. Cornet, seeded 32nd, is playing her 14th Roland Garros after she … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Cornet ousts 2012 runner-up at French Open

PARIS | The Latest: Sloane Stephens eases into French Open 2nd round

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Reigning U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens needed less than an hour to move into the second round at Roland Garros. The 10th-seeded Stephens advanced with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Arantxa Rus of the … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Sloane Stephens eases into French Open 2nd round

Ostapenko reaches Miami Open semifinals

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla./March 28, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —No. 6 seed Jelena Ostapenko is headed to the semifinals of the Miami Open. Ostapenko ousted fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina 7-6, 7-6 on Wednesday to reach the semifinals at Key Biscayne for the first time. Next up for Ostapenko is either No. 8 seed Venus Williams or qualifier Danielle Collins … Continue reading Ostapenko reaches Miami Open semifinals