Check out the unseeded player that knocked Caroline Wozniacki out of the French Open


Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko became the first teenager to reach the French Open women’s semi-finals since 2007 with a shock win against former world number one Caroline Wozniacki.
The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major quarter-final before winning 4-6 6-2 6-2.
She will play Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky, who beat France’s Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4.
“I’m really happy, I can’t believe it,” world number 47 Ostapenko said.
Ostapenko will meet 27-year-old Bacsinszky in their semi-final on Thursday – when both players celebrate their birthdays.
The pair eventually won their quarter-final matches after torrential rain disrupted the first two women’s last-eight ties in Paris.
Two rain delays – totalling almost four hours – meant Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic’s French Open quarter-finals
were postponed until Wednesday.
Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals since Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic and the first to book a place in a Grand Slam semi-final since American Madison Keys at the 2015 US Open.
“It was tough because we had to go away two times from the court,” Ostapenko said.
“Caroline is a tough opponent, I knew I had to stay aggressive, I lost it sometimes but I found my game.”
With pregnant Serena Williams missing and a number of notable early exits, a first-time Grand Slam women’s singles champion will be crowned in Paris.
Caroline Wozniacki, 26, boasted the best pedigree of the eight players left in the draw, and was tipped by some observers to win her first major title.
The Dane ended the year as world number one in 2010 and 2011 and has reached two US Open finals without success.
The gulf in experience between Wozniacki, who was competing in her eighth Grand Slam quarter-final, and Ostapenko was huge.
The Latvian looked a little nervous as Wozniacki eased into a 5-0 lead in the first set, but pegged her back to 5-4 before Caroline Wozniacki broke her serve for a third time to clinch the opener.
Ostapenko took only two of 11 break points in the first set, but was more clinical when the chances continued to come in the second set.
Both players again struggled to hold their serve, exchanging breaks before Ostapenko rattled off three games in a row to lead 5-2.
Ostapenko served out for the set after the first three-hour rain delay, and then grew in confidence in the decider as Caroline Wozniacki wobbled.
Ostapenko broke her serve in the fifth game, going on to win the final five games to become the first Latvian women to reach a Grand Slam semi-final in the Open Era.

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