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French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki

Jelena Ostapenko. Photo: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters/Scanpix/LETA.
Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko became the first teenager to reach the French Open women's semi-finals since 2007 with a shock win against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki.

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major quarter-final before winning 4-6 6-2 6-2.

She will play Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky, who beat France's Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4.

"I'm really happy, I can't believe it," world number 47 Ostapenko said.

Ostapenko will meet 27-year-old Bacsinszky in their semi-final on Thursday - when both players celebrate their birthdays. 

bbc.com
07-06-2017
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