The US Open has provided more than its fair share of drama and unexpected results, at least on the women’s side of the draw. Thus far, five of the top ten seeds have been eliminated, and the ones that remain are either young, like Eugenie Bouchard, former number ones (the women I like to call Slamless Wonders, Jelena Jankovic and Caroline Wozniacki, who looks good again), Maria...
WTA Montreal Open 2014 -- Jelena Jankovic had a slight wardrobe malfunction in Montreal...when her bra strap broke during a match against Sloane Stephens. The ump was no help but a Good Samaritan was able to come to the rescue. Jankovic went on to win 7-6 (9-7) 4-6 7-7 (7-4) to make the third round. Where she lost.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
I always love the stories behind the tennis fashions that appear on court and here's one of my favorites. If...
Serena Williams and Jelena Jankovic got into it again Thursday during their quarterfinal match at the Dubai Championship over Jankovic supposedly serving before Williams was ready to receive. Williams won the match 6-2, 6-2, and the issue came up when Jankovic was serving down 2-5 in the second set. Jankovic had an exchange with chair […]
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 Li has a 2-0 record in her group and looks likely to advance to the semifinals for the first time. The...
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October 22, 2013
March 23, 2013 — On Friday evening at the Sony Open in Miami, world No. 24 Jelena Jankovic debuted FILA’s new tennis dress created by its first Facebook design contest winner, Samantha Swank. The flirty pink design melts into a white border, and (our favorite part!) the back of the dress is apparently inspired by the human spine. The flattering feminine lines combined with...
Jelena Jankovic debuted the new Fila Heritage Carwash tennis dress yesterday in Indian Wells. Sassy little drop skirt on this one. What look like pleats are really strips of fabric that sway and bounce as you move on court, just like the carwash before it went touch free. Unique place for a fashion brainstorm ehh? Left is the dress in white without the sweater. It has a t-back and...
(February 24, 2013) Jelena Jankovic won her first tournament since Indian Wells in 2010, claiming the Copa Claro tennis event in Bogotá, Colombia with a win Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 6-1, 6-2.
The Serbian snapped a five–match losing streak in finals in winner her 13th WTA title.
“I had a wonderful week here. It’s been an amazing experience. I’m so happy I was able to...
Qualifier Chan Yung-Jan of Taiwan saved two match points and rallied for a 6-7 (4), 7-6 (8), 7-5 win over third-seeded Jelena Jankovic to advance to the semifinals of the Mercury Insurance Open on Friday.
After holding off two match points to win the second-set tiebreaker, Chan ran off three straight games to take a 5-2 lead in the third. However, Jankovic tied the match at 5 before...
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July 19, 2012
Jelena Jankovic moved closer to her first title in more than two years without hitting a ball on Thursday.
Jankovic received a walkover into the Aegon Classic quarterfinals when Casey Dellacqua withdrew with a stomach ailment.
The 22nd-ranked Jankovic is using the grass-court event as a tuneup for Wimbledon after being sidelined by a thigh injury in February.
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June 13, 2012