Towards late evening the Baltic Sea was seized by a storm, but this did not affect the warm atmosphere of the holiday. The tournament director of the WTA Baltic Open 2019, Alexander Ostrovsky, delivered a welcoming speech: "There are no words to fully describe the emotions that we are experiencing now. We have an incredible atmosphere at our tennis festival, and I am sure that you will really like everything that we have prepared for you, and you will enjoy this week. I would like to express special gratitude to our team, which did an incredible job during the week of the preparation and long before that. Welcome to Jurmala! Welcome to Latvia!"