Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki

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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.
The pair eventually won their quarter-final matches after torrential rain disrupted the first two women’s last-eight ties in Paris.
Two rain delays – totalling almost four hours – meant Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic’s French Open quarter-finals were postponed until Wednesday.
Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals since Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic and the first to book a place in a Grand Slam semi-final since American Madison Keys at the 2015 US Open.
“It was tough because we had to go away two times from the court,” Ostapenko said.
“Caroline is a tough opponent, I knew I had to stay aggressive, I lost it sometimes but I found my game.”
With pregnant Serena Williams missing and a number of notable early exits, a first-time Grand Slam women’s singles champion will be crowned in Paris. (BBC Sport)

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