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Jelena Ostapenko working with Marion Bartoli in Linz
Published Oct 11, 2019
Ostapenko added Bartoli to her coaching team on a trial basis, according toWomen’s Tennis Blog.
“We are really good friends,” said Ostapenko. "We decided to try and work together this week.”
Bartoli, who became a commentator following her retirement in 2013—weeks after lifting her maiden Grand Slam in London—said their “same game style” was one of the main reasons they decided to work together.
“She sometimes asked me about a player when I was commentating,” said Bartoli. “We have the same game style, it’s easy for me to understand the way she plays.”
The 22-year-old Latvian is through to the Linz semifinals. She will play Ekaterina Alexandrova for her first final of 2019.