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Currently coached by Stanislav Khmarsky; formerly worked with David Taylor, Glen Schaap and Marion Bartoli
Mother is Jelena Jakovleva, while father, Jevgenijs Ostapenko, is a former football player; half-brother's name is Maksim Ostapenko (graduated from art academy in California and lives there now); also has a dog named Juljeta
Introduced to tennis at age 5 by mother (who was also her first coach)
Favorite shots are serve and backhand; favorite surfaces are grass and hard; favorite tournament is Wimbledon
Speaks Russian, Latvian and English
Tennis idols are Serena Williams
Enjoys spending time with parents and dog, listening to music and going out with friends. Was a ballroom dancer for seven years

Career Highlights

Winner (5): 2022 - Dubai; 2021 - Eastbourne; 2019 - Luxembourg; 2017 - Roland Garros, Seoul.
Finalist (7): 2022 - Eastbourne; 2021 - Luxembourg; 2019 - Linz; 2018 - Miami; 2017 - Charleston; 2016 - Doha; 2015 - Québec City.

Winner (4): 2021 - Moscow (w/Siniakova); 2018 - Doha (w/Dabrowski); 2017 - Stuttgart (w/Atawo), St. Petersburg (w/Rosolska).
Finalist (5): 2022 - Dubai (w/L.Kichenok); 2021 - Doha (w/Niculescu); 2020 - Doha (w/Dabrowski); 2019 - Jurmala (w/Voskoboeva), Beijing (w/Yastremska).

Finalist (1): 2019 - Wimbledon (w/Lindstedt).

Latvian Fed Cup Team, 2013-21; Latvian Olympic Team, 2016.

Career in Review

2021 - Finished the year ranked No.28, her best year-end ranking since 2018; reached two singles finals in 2021 winning at Eastbourne and finishing as runner-up at Luxembourg; also won fourth doubles title in 2021 at Moscow (w/Siniakova) 2020 - In abbreviated season, finished ranked No.44; best results of 2020 season were three Top 10 wins: defeating No.4 Ka.Pliskova at Roland Garros, No.7 Kenin at Fed Cup qualifiers and No.8 Bertens at Strasbourg (via ret.). Also recorded 20th Top 20 win of her career at Ostrava (d. Martic in 1r)

2019 - Posted fourth consecutive Top 50 season (finishing No.44); won one WTA title at Luxembourg (d. Goerges in final); runner-up at Linz (l. to Gauff); QF at Birmingham (l. to Martic); reached 3r five times (incl .US Open), 2r six times; fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors).

2018 - Posted second Top 30 season (finishing No.22); runner-up at Miami (l. to Stephens); SF at Wimbledon (l. to Kerber); QF four times at St. Petersburg (l. to Kvitova), Stuttgart (l. to Ka.Pliskova), Rome (l. to Sharapova) and Eastbourne (l. A.Radwanska); reached 3r three times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and 2r four times; fell 1r eight times (incl. Roland Garros); won one WTA doubles title.

2017 - Posted first Top 10 season (finishing No.7); won two WTA titles at Roland Garros (d. Halep in final) and Seoul (d. Haddad Maia in final); at Roland Garros became the first Latvian player to reach the championship match at a Grand Slam; runner-up at Charleston (l. to Kasatkina in final); SF four times at Auckland (l. Davis), Prague (l. Kr.Pliskova), Wuhan (l. Barty) and Beijing (l. Halep); QF twice at Acapulco and Wimbledon; reached 3r at Australian Open, Eastbourne and US Open; fell 2r once and 1r six times (incl. going 1-2 in round robin stage at WTA FInals in SIngapore); made Top 10 debut on September 11; won two WTA doubles titles.

2016 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.43); runner-up at Doha (l. to Suárez Navarro in final); made Top 50 debut afterwards on February 29 (rose from No.88 to No.41); SF at Katowice (l. Giorgi); QF twice at Birmingham and Florianopolis; reached R16 at Rome and 2r five times; fell 1r 15 times (incl. at all four majors and Olympics) and in qualifying three times.

2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.79); runner-up at Québec City (l. to Beck in final); made Top 100 debut afterwards on September 21 (rose from No.101 to No.77); reached 2r twice (Wimbledon and US Open); fell 1r twice and in qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros); also won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2014 - Played first WTA main draw at Tashkent, reaching 2r (as WC); won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Won two singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Played first WTA qualifying at Moscow; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.