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By Stephanie Neppl (April 6, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC – Jelena Jankovic has one of the better head-to-head records against world No. 1 Serena Williams, but she is not willing to divulge why she thinks that’s the case.   “If I’m going to give you the keys to my success, that wouldn’t be good. So I’m [...]
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