Jelena Ostapenko will play at the Tallinn Open WTA 250

The Latvian number one Jelena Ostapenko (WTA 17) confirmed her participation in the Tallinn Open WTA 250 tennis tournament.

“I have always enjoyed competing in front of Latvian tennis fans,” said Jelena Ostapenko. “Unfortunately, the Billie Jeane King Cup and the WTA tournament will not take place in Latvia this year, so I decided to participate in the Tallinn WTA 250 tournament. I am looking forward to meeting the top players in Estonia as well as all the other best players. I invite all Latvian tennis fans to Tallinn at the end of September to enjoy high-level tennis.”

Jelena Ostapenko is currently ranked 17th in the current WTA rankings. In 2017, she won the French Open women’s singles, becoming the first Latvian player to  win a Grand Slam singles title. She is also the first unseeded player to win a Grand Slam singles title since 1933. Ostapenko’s highest WTA ranking in 2018 was 5th place. So far, Jelena Ostapenko has earned nearly 11.5 million euros in prize money.

“We are very happy that Jelena Ostapenko is participating in the Tallinn Open tournament,” said Tallinn Open WTA 250 tournament director Allar Hint. “Jelena is a world-class player, a Grand Slam winner, and also from our neighbouring country, which certainly creates a good symbiosis and also gives the Latvian audience the opportunity to visit our tournament to see their star-player compete.”

The best Estonian players Anett Kontaveit and Kaia Kanepi have also announced that they will be playing the Tallinn Open. Elena Malygina (WTA 414 as of 12th August) also enters the tournament with a wild card as the winner of the women’s singles of this year’s Estonian Championships.

Tickets for the Tallinn Open tournaments can be purchased on the Piletitasku website.

The qualification games will take place on 24.09 – 25.09.2022. The main draw games will be held on 26.09 – 2.10.2022:

  • 26.09-29.09.2022 you can buy tickets for the morning sessions;
  • The quarter finals and semifinals are held from 30.09 – 1.10 where you can buy tickets for both morning and evening sessions;
  • 2.10 The final of the tournament will take place.

In the Piletitasku ticket purchasing website one can buy tournament passes, single tickets and VIP tickets which provide access to the tournament lounge in addition to watching the tournament itself. 

The WTA 250 Tallinn Open international tournament will be held on 26.09-2.10 at Forus Tennis Centre in Tondi. 

The organization of the WTA 250 Tallinn Open tournament is supported by the city of Tallinn, Tallink, Kapitel, Alexela, Forus, the Ministry of Culture and EAS. The event’s media partner is Ekspress Media and TV3 Group.

Additional information:

Allar Hint
General secretary of the Estonian Tennis Association
Tel +372 511 3535

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