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Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for first title

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final for the first title of her career. Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history.

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French Open: 30 is the new 25 in men’s tennis right now

The top 5 in the men’s tennis rankings are all at least 30 years old, the first time that’s happened. Heading into the French Open, elder statesmen such as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic could still extend their generation’s grip on the sport. But might a youngster such as Alexander Zverev make a breakthrough in Paris?

KU defeats UCF in women's doubles play

KU juniors Nina Khmelnitckaia and Anastasia Rychagova earned a three-set win over UCF in the first round of the NCAA Div. I Women's Tennis Doubles Championship Thursday at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.