After falling short last week in Linz to Coco Gauff, Jelena Ostapenka finished the job in Luxembourg Sunday cruising past Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-1.
“Of course it’s great to finish the season with winning a title, especially in the last tournament,” Ostapenko said. “I enjoyed this week so much, and I think I played really well today. I just like to finish the year this way.”
The title was the Latvian’s first since Seoul in 2017 two years ago and just the third of her career.
“I knew she’s serving really well, so I prepared for a battle,” said Ostapenko of Goerges. “I knew it was going to be a tough match. In the beginning, she was serving unbelievable, and then once I got a chance to break her, I broke her serve and I just started to feel more confident. Especially on my serve, I think I served really well today.”
This was also Ostapenko’s second event with new coach Marion Bartoli.
Goerges was seeking her 8th title and second of the season.
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