Jelena Jankovic

  • Top seeds Jankovic, Errani upset at Family Circle 05-04-2014 09:58 AM

    Charleston: It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. No. 2 seed Jelena Jankovic and No. 3 seed Sara Errani were both upset on Friday in the quarter-finals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10 seed left in the semi-finals. Jankovic fell...
  • Azarenka beats Jankovic to reach Brisbane final 03-01-2014 05:12 PM

    Brisbane: Victoria Azarenka overcame a shaky serve and another case of the nerves to move into the Brisbane International final with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over former No. 1-ranked Jelena Jankovic on Friday. The Australian Open champion dropped her first three service games and was facing three break points...
  • Ailing Serena rallies, makes WTA final against Li Na 26-10-2013 10:57 PM

    Istanbul: Serena Williams, in obvious discomfort and walking slowly during changeovers, struggled past Jelena Jankovic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 on Saturday and will play Li Na in the final of the WTA Championships. Li advanced to her first WTA Championships final by sweeping 2011 winner Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2, setting up...
  • Serena Williams to face Jelena Jankovic in Istanbul semi-finals 26-10-2013 09:16 AM

    Istanbul: Li Na reached the semi-finals of the WTA Championships with a 6-2, 6-1 victory on Friday over Victoria Azarenka, who was wincing in pain from a back injury that brought her to tears. The fourth-seeded Li will play 2011 champion Petra Kvitova, who rallied past Angelique Kerber 6-7 (3),...
  • Li Na beats Jelena Jankovic at WTA Championships 24-10-2013 11:24 PM

    Istanbul: Li Na outlasted former doubles partner Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 on Thursday for her second victory in two matches at the WTA Championships. The key to the error-filled match full of long rallies was Li's break of serve in the third set for a 4-3 lead. The fourth-seeded...
  • Serena powers to second win in Istanbul, Jankovic shines 24-10-2013 09:07 AM

    Istanbul: World number one Serena Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the eighth time in eight matches to move ominously towards the semi-finals of the WTA Championships on Wednesday. The American was again too strong for the Pole in a 6-2 6-4 victory to stay in charge of Red Group with...
  • Jelena Jankovic pulls out of Japan Women's Open with injury 07-10-2013 11:05 PM

    Osaka: Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic pulled out of the Japan Women's Open because of an injured left hip. The Serbian received medical treatment in the second set of her 6-2, 6-2 loss to Serena Williams in Sunday's China Open final in Beijing. In Monday's first round, third-seeded Samantha Stosur of Australia...
  • Serena Williams powers past Jankovic for 10th title in 2013 06-10-2013 10:49 PM

    World number one Serena Williams bagged her 10th title of the year with a 6-2 6-2 thrashing of Jelena Jankovic in the final of the China Open on Sunday. The top-seeded American broke the eighth-seeded Serb twice in the first set and three times in the second to register her...
  • Serena Williams thumps Radwanska to set up final with Jankovic 05-10-2013 10:42 PM

    World number one Serena Williams and Serbian eighth seed Jelena Jankovic set up a final showdown in the China Open after their contrasting victories in the semi-finals on Saturday. The top-seeded American, who has now won 72 matches in 2013 and a prize purse of more than $9 million, hit...
  • Jankovic beats Pavlyuchenkova at China Open 30-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Beijing: Eighth-seeded Jelena Jankovic rallied for a 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia on Monday to advance to the second round of the China Open. Former No. 1-ranked Jankovic had lost three of her four previous matches against Pavlyuchenkova and didn't start well in Beijing, but recovered...
  • Bouchard advances at Pan Pacific Open 25-09-2013 12:19 PM

    Tokyo: Eugenie Bouchard of Canada upset sixth-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday to advance to the quarter-finals of the Pan Pacific Open. Bouchard, making her debut in the Tokyo tournament, broke Jankovic to go up 5-2 in the second set and then held serve to win the...
  • Azarenka beats Williams for Cincinnati title 19-08-2013 09:47 AM

    Cincinnati: Victoria Azarenka won a showdown between the world's two top players by beating number one Serena Williams in a three set 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 thriller in the final of the Western and Southern Open on Sunday. For two hours and 30 minutes, Azarenka and Williams engaged in a seesaw...
  • Ursula Radwanska beats Jelena Jankovic at Carlsbad 02-08-2013 09:22 AM

    Carlsbad: Poland's Ursula Radwanska took advantage of Jelena Jankovic's poor serving for a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory on Thursday in the second round of Southern California Open. The sixth-seeded Jankovic, from Serbia, had seven double faults and was successful on only 59 percent of her first serves as Radwanska advanced...
  • Reality check for Mr Sharapov as daughter advances 05-06-2013 10:07 PM

    Paris: Maria Sharapova's father is so confident about his daughter's French Open credentials that he has declared that she "can beat Rafael Nadal on clay". Whether or not Yuri Sharapov still held that belief when his only child was whitewashed by Jelena Jankovic in the opening set of her Roland...
  • Sharapova downs Jankovic to reach semis at Paris 05-06-2013 07:57 PM

    Paris : Maria Sharapova lost the first six games, then won the last four to reach the French Open semifinals. The defending champion overcame a miserable start in the quarterfinals Wednesday to beat Jelena Jankovic, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3. It was the first victory of Sharapova's career after losing an opening...
  • Wawrinka faces stern test against Nadal 05-06-2013 08:39 AM

    Paris: Stanislas Wawrinka will draw on the advice and experience of the man who coached the only person to beat Rafa Nadal at Roland Garros when he meets the seven-times French Open champion in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. The Swiss ninth seed, who has never taken a set off Nadal...
  • Paes, Jelena in mixed doubles 2nd round at French Open 03-06-2013 02:55 PM

    Paris: Leander Paes kept the Indian challenge alive in the mixed doubles event of the French Open by moving to the second round along with partner Jelena Jankovic. The unseeded Indo-Serbian pair registered a 7-5, 6-3 win over Galina Voskoboeva and Daniele Bracciali in one hour and 16 minutes. Paes...
  • Serena Williams rallies to win Family Circle Cup 08-04-2013 08:13 AM

    Charleston: It took a feisty exchange with Jelena Jankovic for Serena Williams to calm down. Then, settled and able to return to business, she was a winner once more. Williams defeated Jankovic 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 Sunday for her second consecutive Family Circle Cup title. Momentum swung for good at the...
  • Fed Cup: Lucie Safarova to open final against Ana Ivanovic 02-11-2012 07:42 PM

    Prague: Lucie Safarova will open the Fed Cup final for the defending champion Czech Republic against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia. The 17th -ranked Safarova is 3-2 against the 12th-ranked Ivanovic, who is former No. 1. "It would be great to start with a lead," Safarova said at the draw ceremony...
  • Sharapova wins Pan Pacific Open title 03-10-2009 04:53 PM

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