Latvian tennis star Jelena Ostapenko prospects win WTA title
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Latvian tennis star Jelena Ostapenko good prospects to win season’s first WTA title

Latvian tennis star, former Top 5 player Jelena Ostapenko, celebrated a difficult 7-5 victory over Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia, making it to the Upper Austria Ladies Linz final against teenage sensation Coco Guff on Sunday. Ostapenko had to come back from the brink of defeat to reach her first WTA singles final of 2019, as the 2017 Roland Garros champion saved three match points en route to a 1-6, 7-6(5), 7-5 victory, WTA Tennis reports.

Rīga Marathon 2020 registration
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Rīga Marathon 2020 registration opens

September 16 sees registration open for the Rīga Marathon, for what is being described as the which “30th anniversary season” with the first Rīga marathon taking place in 1991, according to organizers. A stand will be in operation in the shadow of the Freedom Monument in central Rīga giving potential runners an opportunity to sign up and choose their number.