Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win

Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win

A 100-1 outsider at the start of the tournament, she will rise from 47th to 12th in the world rankings following her spectacular victory.

The major turning point for Ostapenko in the match came in the second set, when nothing was going right for her. So I want to have many more if it's possible. "And I was losing 6-4, 3-0, and then in my mind I was just, I'm just going to enjoy the match, and I will try to fight until the last point".

"I think Simona, maybe she felt a little bit nervous because she had a lot of pressure".

Next on the agenda for Ostapenko is the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, although it is a sign of just what an outsider she was that she is not yet even in the field.

A forehand down the line brought up Ostapenko's 36th victor, and with it a huge roar from the captivated home crowd, as she drew level at one set all.

The last woman to gain her first tour title at a Grand Slam tournament was Barbara Jordan of the United States at the 1979 Australian Open.

It was not always like that. "It's awesome", said Ostapenko, the first Latvian to claim a Grand Slam crown. "It's made for soccer".

Her confidence comes both from youth and the knowledge that, when she is on form, very few players can live with her. In time, she is likely to have her shot at Grand Slam glory and, perhaps, the No. 1 ranking. I have just a big chance to get to things.

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She made headlines previous year because of a bust-up with British player Naomi Broady in Auckland. That's unbelievable. There's not so many players like that'. You can live-stream the action at Roland Garros through NBC Sports Live Extra in the US or Eurosport Player in the UK.

Halep came into the final with all to lose - she had been in this position before, and there was more for her to lose, especially from a commanding position of a set and a break up.

"Of course, I would like to win probably all of the Grand Slams.

I have the mentality to win, but it's going to be tough", said Halep, who lost to Maria Sharapova in three sets in the 2014 French Open final. "She deserved to win, played really well, all the credit". And I was just "Okay, I have nothing to lose, I'm just going to hit a victor".

Halep seemed to be struggling from the very beginning with Ostapenko's aggressive play. "I have no words", said an ecstatic Ostapenko.

Cahill, who briefly interrupted his collaboration with Halep this season, citing the player's negative attitude on court, had nothing to reproach her for on Saturday.

In baking sunshine Ostapenko began the match by breaking Halep's serve with three clean winners and ended it, two hours later with two scintillating backhands.

The Romanian then had break points to make it 4-0 but Ostapenko held firm to massive cheers. "I mean, because nobody knows my phone number". I think I can still improve my serve, my forehand.

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