NÜRNBERGER VERSICHERUNGSCUP Nürnberg, Germany June 10-15, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Friday, June 14, 2013 Singles - Semifinals (WC) Andrea Petkovic (GER) d. (1/WC) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 64 63 (7) Simona Halep (ROU) d. (5) Lucie Safarova (CZE) 63 06 62 Doubles - Semifinals (1) Groenefeld/Peschke (GER/CZE) d. Hrdinova/Irigoyen (CZE/ARG) 62 64 Olaru...
Andrea Petkovic reached her first WTA final since October 2011 when she upset top-seeded Jelena Jankovic 6-4, 6-3 in the inaugural Nurnberger Versicherungscup on Friday.
Petkovic and Jankovic both got wild-card invitations into the clay-court tournament. Petkovic was once in the top 10 but the German missed months of action through various injuries and has dropped to 103rd. Jankovic...
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NÜRNBERGER VERSICHERUNGSCUP Nürnberg, Germany June 10-15, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Thursday, June 13, 2013 Singles - Quarterfinals (1/WC) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d. (6) Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 64 60 (5) Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. Polona Hercog (SLO) 76(5) 36 64 (7) Simona Halep (ROU) d. Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 64 61 (WC) Andrea Petkovic [...]
Top-seeded Jelena Jankovic went on court twice Wednesday at the rain-disrupted Nurnberger Versicherungscup and cruised into the quarterfinals by losing only four games in three sets played.
Jankovic first completed a 6-4, 6-2 win over Arantxa Rus that was suspended by darkness Tuesday after the first set. Later in the day, Jankovic beat Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-0.
As Jankovic cruised...
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By Ros Satar (June 3, 2013) PARIS – Jelena Jankovic continued her good run of form with a systematic dismantling of Jamie Hampton 6-0, 6-2, as they took to the court after a thrilling five-setter between Richard Gasquet and Stanislas Wawrinka. In an embarrassingly empty stadium, Jankovic wasted no time at all, winning the [...]
Former top-ranked player Jelena Jankovic beat ninth-seeded Sam Stosur 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
The 18th-seeded Jankovic, a three-time semifinalist at Roland Garros, sealed victory on her fourth match point with an ace, shortly after Stosur missed a chance to break back to 5-5.
Three years ago, Stosur beat Jankovic in the semis to reach...
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Former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic won 12 consecutive games Thursday
to beat the rain and Garbine Muguruza at the French Open.
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...
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(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...