Jelena Jankovic falls to Tamarine Tanasugarn in the fourth round of Wimbledon


Second seed Jelena Jankovic didn’t resist the curse of favorites for long as she was beaten at Wimbledon, just like top and third seed Ana Ivanovic and Maria Sharapova. World No.3 Jankovic lost to Thailand’s Tamarine Tanasugarn 6-3 6-2 it the fourth round.

Jankovic’s previous match was also a close affair, but today she couldn’t come back after losing the first set. Jankovic was invariably troubled by a knee injury she sustained in the match against Caroline Wozniacki.

Jankovic has never surpassed the fourth round at Wimbledon. With the victory over the Serb, world No.60 Tanasugarn made her best result at a Grand Slam, reaching the quarterfinals for the first time. At Wimbledon, after six exits in the fourth round, the Thai veteran finally went further.

Tanasugarn will play defending champion Venus Williams in the quarterfinals.


  1. Sad, isn’t it? And now it seems to be this way all the time. Well, at least she lost to Tammy; I’m really glad for her, finally getting into the quarterfinals.

  2. This time Jelena took a break before a major, but still she was troubled by injuries. I don’t know whether her problems with injuries will ever stop. Tamarine definitely deserved to win.


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