Jelena Jankovic advances in Florida

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Second seed Jelena Jankovic beat No. 86 Iveta Benesova 6-1, 6-2 at the Bausch & Lomb Championships. Jankovic improved her play from the last year when she failed to make it out of the...

All-Serbian quarterfinal in Amelia Island

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Second seed Jelena Jankovic and sixth seed Ana Ivanovic will face each other in the fight for semifinals of the Bausch and Lomb Championships. They both needed less than one hour to defeat their...

Venus Williams, Jelena Jankovic clash in Charleston semis

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Unseeded Venus Williams upset Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-4, 7-5 to reach the final four of the Family Circle Cup. There, she will meet second seed Jelena Jankovic who defeated Katarina Srebotnik 6-2, 6-0. Soon,...

Jankovic defeats Venus Williams to enter Charleston final

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What a match! Two hours and thirty minutes of uncertainty! Venus Williams and Jelena Jankovic both played very well at the semifinals of the Family Circle Cup, but somebody had to come out...

Zvonareva withdraws; Safina, Jankovic in Charleston final

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Ninth seed Vera Zvonareva retired from the semifinals of the Family Circle Cup at the moment fellow Russian Dinara Safina, seeded four, lead 6-3, 0-1. Zvonareva had to give up the match due to...

Jankovic cruises past Safina for Charleston title

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Second seed Jelena Jankovic beat fourth seed Dinara Safina 6-2, 6-2 in Sunday final of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina. This is the first Tier I final for Jankovic, and her...

About players’ habits to retire from matches

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How often do injured players retire when closer to victory, and how often when they are losing? Which players are more likely to retire, and which stay in match even though they are losing? Tennis...

Jankovic misses her chance to beat Henin

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In Berlin quarterfinal Jelena Jankovic continued her tradition of winning the opening set against Justine Henin, and eventually coming out as a loser. So far, they have played five times, and four times Jelena...

Players most likely to win in Rome

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Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the most prestigious clay-court tournament after Roland Garros. It is a Tier I event with the prize money of $1,340,000. Amelie Mauresmo of France is seeded at the top. She...

Superb Jankovic reaches Italian Open final

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Third-seeded Jelena Jankovic convincingly beat Patty Schnyder 6-1, 6-3 to advance to her first Rome final. JJ showed a high level of tennis -- she moved brilliantly, and with great precision hit the lines and...