Ostapenko wins Luxembourg Open, secures first singles title since 2017

Ostapenko wins Luxembourg Open, secures first singles title since 2017

Jelena Ostapenko blasted her way back into the winners circle with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Julia Goerges.

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia beat former doubles partner Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-1 to win the Luxembourg Open final on Sunday.

The pair played together in doubles in 2017, but this was the first singles final between them.

Ostapenko, a former French Open champion, won her third WTA singles title and first since Seoul in 2017.

Defending champion Goerges was on a nine-match winning streak. The second-seeded German conceded her title with her third double-fault of the match.