Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win the French Open By Charlie Eccleshare
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Jelena Ostapenko overpowered title favourite Simona Halep to become one of the most surprising grand slam champions of all time. The 20-year-old, ranked 47, had never been beyond the third round at a grand slam before nor won a senior title.
But she was unfazed,
hitting 54 winners in a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory to become the first
Latvian ever to win a grand slam singles crown. The Telegraph