An Unknown With a Surprising Strategy Will Play for French Open Title

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An Unknown With a Surprising Strategy Will Play for French Open Title

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Another fitting surprise for the women’s French Open: 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko—unseeded, little known and a winner of zero previous titles—will play in her first Grand Slam final on Saturday.

Ostapenko defeated an older, more experienced player, 28-year-old Timea Bacsinszky, who had beaten veteran Venus Williams earlier in the tournament. Ostapenko, ranked No. 47 and from Latvia, ended the match with her 50th winner, 7-6(4), 3-6,…

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