Jelena Ostapenko shows major respect, appreciation for Serena Williams

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Jelena Ostapenko shows major respect, appreciation for Serena Williams

2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko called Serena Williams” an amazing champion” and thanked her for being a great part model to the young generation of players. Williams, 40, concluded her final US Open crusade after losing to Ajla Tomljanovic in the third round.

Ostapenko, 25, grew up watching Williams on TV and hoping she’d one day be a successful tennis player. Ostapenko got one shot at Williams as the two met at the Billie Jean King Cup in 2020. Back also, Williams edged out Ostapenko in two tight sets 7- 6( 4) 7- 6( 3).
” Serena Williams, what an amazing champion you’re and what an amazing athlete and person! part model for so numerous of us. Tennis is gon na miss you so much! Wishing you all the stylish in your coming chapter of life,” Ostapenko wrote on her Instagram Story.

Ostapenko and Petra Kvitova pay homage to Williams
Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, also participated in a nice withdrawal communication to Williams.

” You set the standard, also you raised the bar. You inspired us, challenged us, and you made us stronger. Thank [email protected] for everything you did for our sport. Tennis sure won’t be the same without you,” Kvitova wrote on Twitter.

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Williams demurred off her final US Open with palms over Danka Kovinic and Anett Kontaveit. Just when the hype girding Williams started to ramp up, she, unfortunately, lost to Tomljanovic in three sets. Indeed though Williams did not limit off her career with the US Open title, she still endured some veritably memorable moments in her final event.

“ It was some really great moments moment. Not moment, but this week, has been really great. Just so important support, so important love. It was really amazing and inviting. And I just feel like the whole crowd was really wanting to push me past the line. I’m so thankful and thankful for that,” Williams said after finishing her US Open run.


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