Jelena Ostapenko Mother: Who Is Jeļena Jakovļeva?

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Jelena Ostapenko, a proud daughter of Jelena Jakovleva, is a Latvian professional tennis player who has achieved a career-high of number five in the WTA Ranking. 

Ostapenko is a professional tennis player who has won the 2017 French Open title. She got honored as the first player from her nation to win a Grand Slam and succeeded in French Open. She used to play as a member of the Latvia Fed Cup Team. 

Moreover, the tennis player has won the title of ITF Women's Circuit. Also, she has participated in the 2014 Wimbledon Championship and won the event. Also, she played tennis with her right hand, and she turned her passion into a professional on April 23, 2012. 

Who Is Jelena Ostapenko Mother Jeļena Jakovļeva? Know Their Age Gap

Ostapenko was born to her supportove mother jelena Jakovleva. Her mother was the supporting hand who encouraged her from her childhood to tennis. Jakovelna handles the tennis racket to Ostapenko at age 5. She has started playing and used to get inspired by American professional tennis player Serena Williams. 

Moreover, she has grown up in the direction of her mother. Also, Jelena got involved in dancing from an early age, and she has participated in National Latvian Championships for Ballroom Dancing. When the player turned 12, she had started focusing on tennis rather than dancing. 

Jelena Ostapenko cemented herself as a star at RG 2017
Jelena Ostapenko cemented herself as a star at RG 2017

Further, there is 24 years gap between the mother-daughter. Jelen was born in Riga, Latvia, on June 8, 1997. She is currently 24 years old. Also, her mother, Jelena, was born in the City of Liepaja, Latvia, on February 20, 1974. She is currently 48 years old. She had given birth to her daughter when she was only 24 years old. 

Additionally, the tennis player is half of her mother's age. However, she has got named by her family and friends Alona. She has the same name as her mother.

Jelena Ostapenko Family Details

Ostapenko was born to supportive family Jevgēnijs Ostapenko and Jelena Jakovelna. Her father was a former basketball player. Unfortunately, her father died in 2020. Jevgēnijs used to play football for the professional football team FC MetaLurh Zaporizhya. 

Moreover, Jelana has one sibling named Maksim. Also, her half-brother is interested in sports. Her family desired to put the name Jelena as Alona. But due to a missing in the Latvian name calender, she has taken her mother's name. 

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Jelena Ostapenko Net Worth 2022 Explored 

Ostapenko's net worth is in the millions. She has earned around the US $10,514,687 as prize money from her game. Also, she has made a career record of 265-164. She got ranked five on March 19, 2018. Also, her current ranking is number 11 as of April 18, 2022. 

Jelena rises to #16  in the live rankings
Jelena rises to #16 in the live rankings

Moreover, Jelena has represented the mixed Nocs team, and she was a part of the Youth Olympic Games. She had won a Bronze medal in 2014 in the Summer Youth Olympics event in the girl's double in Nanjing.  

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