Jelena Ostapenko Captures Luxembourg Crown for First WTA Title in Two Years
(October 20, 2019) Jelena Ostapenko is having a productive. The Latvian, who won the 2017 French Open, was a finalist last week in Linz, is a winner this week in Luxembourg beating defending champion Julia Goerges of Germany 6-4, 6-1 to win the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open.
It’s her first singles trophy since she won in Seoul, Korea in the fall of 2017.
“Of course it’s great to finish the season with winning a title, especially in the last tournament,” said Ostapenko after the win.
“I enjoyed this week so much. I think I played really well today,” she said. “I just like to finish the year this way. Especially after making the final last week, I was much more confident in coming to this tournament.”