Jelena Ostapenko defeats Anna Blinkova 3-6 6-3 6-2 in the semifinal in Luxembourg on Saturday. Ostapenko will clash against Julia Goerges in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Blinkova was quite dominant at the beginning of the set to break Ostapenko in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. That was decisive for the Russian to win the set (6-3) as there were no other breaks.

2nd set.

The set was pretty even as both sides managed to hold the serve. The only difference was 1 break that Jelena conquered in the 4th game (3-1) before winning the set (6-3).

3rd set.

Ostapenko had a strong start of this set after breaking Blinkova in the 1st game (1-0). Jelena managed to strengthen her lead after breaking Blinkova in the 5th (4-1) game before winning the set (6-2).

1st
Ostapenko
Blinkova
3-6
3
6
3
5
2
5
2
4
1
4
1
3
0
3
0
2
0
1
2nd
Ostapenko
Blinkova
6-3
6
3
5
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0
3rd
Ostapenko
Blinkova
6-2
6
2
5
2
5
1
4
1
3
1
2
1
2
0
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Latvian scored 85 points vs. the Russian’s 77 points.

The Latvian served exceptionally well to win 79% of the points (38/48) behind her first serve, and she won 54% points (22/41) on her second serve. Ostapenko was pretty focused in converting 50% of the break points that she conquered (3/6). On the other side, the Russian was struggling in converting her break points since she converted only 17% of her break points (1/6). That was one of the key issues for her demise.

After this match, the head to head between Ostapenko and Blinkova is 1-0 for Jelena.

Highlights Jelena Ostapenko vs. Anna Blinkova BGL Luxembourg Open – Luxembourg

Next Match: Jelena Ostapenko vs. Julia Goerges – stats

Ostapenko will square off with Goerges in the final.

There is no head to head record between Jelena Ostapenko and Julia Goerges since this will be the first time that they will fight against each other at pro level.

Tennis Scores in Luxembourg

Upcoming matches

  • Jelena OstapenkoOstapenkoJulia GoergesGoerges (0-0) – See H2H details

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