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Who won the French Open 2017?
Jelena Ostapenko who just 20 years old just turned, became the first tennis player in Latvia to win a ‘Grand Slam’. She has created history on June 10, 2017, after tracing a game that had half lost to Simona Halep, defeated by a score of 4-6, 6-4 and 6-3, in 1 hour and 59 minutes.
The Romanian dominated by a set and 0-3, but the new queen of Paris did not surrender to adversity and kept fighting to sign the tables on the scoreboard. In the third set, the script did not change and Halep got a favorable 1 -3. She would not win a single game more and Ostapenko would chain five games that would give her first professional crown.
Youngest winner of French Open:
After she had made the sensation perfect with another crashing return, Jelena Ostapenko dropped her racket and hopped over the red ashes of Paris. In the final of the French Open, she defeated Simona Halep of Romania 4: 6, 6: 4, 6: 3. And thus she earned her first ever Grand Slam title in her tennis career. Read more about tournament history here.
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It was even the first tournament victory for Ostapenko ever, which is the youngest Paris winner since Iva Majoli 20 years ago. The last professional tennis player to win his first French Open tournament was Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997, the day Ostapenko was born. Halep, who lost her second Paris final after 2014, has to wait for her first big triumph. Ostapenko turned her first match ball after 1:59 hours.
Her words after winning:
When asked her about this massive French Open win, she said “I cannot believe I am the new French Open champion,” Ostapenko said. “It’s like a dream. I have no words for it. As a kid, I watched the games here on TV and now I have won here. It’s unbelievable.
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