venuswilliams: Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep 4-6 6-4…

venuswilliams:

Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep

4-6 6-4 6-3

during women’s singles final match of the 2017 French Open to win her first ever Grand Slam at the age of 20.

  • First ever Latvian Grand Slam winner.
  • First player to win a debut title at RG since Guga Kuerten in 1997.
  • Youngest RG winner in 20 years
  • Youngest GS winner since 2004 (Kuznetsova, USO)
  • First unseeded player to win Roland Garros in the Open Era