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Ostapenko beats Serena Williams in comeback match

Aļona (Jeļena) Ostapenko recorded another notable tennis victory December 30, recording a victory over the legendary Serena Williams in a non-tour exhibition match.

The match in Abu Dhabi finished  6-2, 3-6, 10-5 with a "super tie break" deciding matters in the final set.

Williams was making her comeback after a year-long layoff to have a child.

Ostapenko is on the record as saying Serena is one of her tennis role models, making the victory in three sets even more significant to the rising Latvian star.

Meanwhile in Brisbane Anastasija Sevastova also started the new season with a win.

 

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