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6 Fun Facts about Ostapenko and Kasatkina

Jelena Ostapenko
Residence: Riga, Latvia
Date of Birth: 08 Jun 1997
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)
Weight: 150 lbs. (68 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

FUN FACTS:

  1. Mother is her coach
  2. She has a dog named Juljeta
  3. Favorite shots are serve and backhand
  4. Tennis idol is Serena Williams
  5. Was a professional ballroom dancer for seven years
  6. Started playing tennis at age five


Daria Kasatkina
Residence: Togliatty, Russia
Date of Birth: 07 May 1997
Birthplace: Togliatty, Russia
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg)
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

FUN FACTS:

  1. Her brother is her fitness trainer
  2. Speaks Russian and English
  3. Favorite surface is clay
  4. Favorite shot is forehand
  5. Loves soccer (favorite team is FC Barcelona)
  6. Best tennis memory is winning Roland Garros juniors

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