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Rojer/Tecau Capture Second Major Title In New York

Perseverance pays off. Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau haven’t had the easiest of times in the past 18 months, but the pair have come good over the past three weeks and their red-hot form has carried them to their second Grand Slam championship crown at the US Open. Rojer and Tecau defeated Spaniards Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez 6-4, 6-3 in the final at Flushing Meadows on Friday. It is the climax of a 10-match winning run for the duo, who came into the US Open on the back of their 15th tour-level team crown at the Winston-Salem Open. They have only dropped two sets during that period. Full article & video:  

Junior Miki Marculescu @ US Open

@mihaelamarculescu is the only Romanian girl junior attending the US Open singles main draw in 2017 Mihaela won the first round against Angelica BLAKE 6-4 6-3, but was defeated in the second round by Sofya LANSERE 4-6 2-6. Thanks to ElectroArges for the involvement in Mihaela’s career. #usopen #usopenjunior #itfjuniors #wta#grandslam #wilson #lotto #isostar#electroarges #tennis #itf

WTA: Ostapenko shocks Halep for first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros

Jelena Ostapenko put on a thrilling display to halt Simona Halep’s quest for the No.1 ranking and win her maiden major title at the French Open. PARIS, France – Jelena Ostapenko capped a fairytale fortnight with not only her first WTA title but also her maiden Grand Slam crown, shocking No.3 seed Simona Halep, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to win Roland Garros.   “I’m really happy to win here,” a succinctly estactic Ostapenko said after the match. “I think I still cannot believe it, because it was my dream and now it came true. “I think I’m going to only understand in maybe couple of days or couple of weeks.” Click here to relive all the action as it happened, courtesy of the WTA Insider Live Blog. Ostapenko kicked off the clay court season with her third WTA final appearance at the Volvo Car Open, and showed improved consistency to bring that form to the J&T Banka Prague Open, where she blasted into the semifinals. For Halep, it was her second French Open final in four …