The winner of Roland Garros, his father died – a former Ukrainian football player

In Latvia died a famous Ukrainian player Evgeniy Ostapenko, who played for Metalurh Zaporizhya.

This was reported by his daughter, the famous athlete who won the open championship of France on tennis “Rolan Garros” Elena Ostapenko on his page in Instagram.

“You were there with me from day one. Unfortunately, life takes loved ones… do You realize what’s missing most when this is no longer there. So do not procrastinate your kind words and spending time because nothing is eternal. You will forever remain in my heart, daddy,” wrote the tennis player

This week Ostapenko for personal reasons was not made at the WTA tournament in Auckland. At the time, Evgeny Ostapenko has played for Metalurh Zaporizhya, which is still home to the grandmother of Helena.