Jelena Ostapenko reaches French Open final

It will be the Latvian's first Grand Slam final

BY Raf Diallo 17:28 Thursday 8 June 2017, 17:28 8 Jun 2017

Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) celebrates match point during her match against Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) on day twelve of the 2017 French Open tennis tournament at Stade Roland Garros. USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images

Jelena Ostapenko is into the women's final at the French Open tennis.

The 20 year old Latvian won her last four clash with Timea Bacsinszky in three sets: 7-6 3-6 6-3.

Ostapenko will take on either World Number 3 Karolina Pliskova or third seed Simona Halep.

That duo are in match action this evening.

Ostapenko has never previously reached a Grand Slam final and indeed, this is the first time she has progressed beyond the third round of any major tournament.

She reached the third round at the Australian Open in January which was the furthest she had advanced in Melbourne, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open until this competition at Roland Garros.

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