Jelena Jankovic to cut down on tournaments after Wimbledon

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Jankovic has been playing a lot of tournaments this year, and I've discussed this issue two times already -- in posts “Should Jankovic have skipped Strasbourg?” and “Jankovic could have done without Ordina Open”...

Jankovic reaches fourth round at Wimbledon, survives Safarova challenge

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Third seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia had a difficult third round match against Czech 25th seed Lucie Safarova, but eventually won 5-7 7-6 6-2 . Jankovic lost the first set 5-7, and had to...

Wimbledon day four – who advanced, which seeds were sent home?

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Second seed Maria Sharapova of Russia beat Severine Bremond of France 6-0 6-3. The result speaks for itself. Sharapova next meets Ai Sugiyama, who she beat on her way to her 2004 title. Sharapova admitted...

Wimbledon results: three upsets on day three

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Ladies' singles results for Wednesday, 27 June: First round No. 12 seed Elena Dementieva (RUS) bt Nathalie Dechy (FRA) 6-2 7-6 No. 29 seed Francesca Schiavone (ITA) bt Anne Kremer (LUX) 5-7 6-4 6-3 No. 32 seed Martina...

Martina Hingis doesn’t expect title at Wimbledon

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After edging past a British wildcard Naomi Cavaday in the first round, Martina Hingis ruled herself out as a serious contender for the ladies' singles crown this year. The 1997 champion had to save two...

Wimbledon day two recap: Williams, Mauresmo, Sharapova, Kuznetsova, Petrova, Hantuchova, Jankovic advance

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I will start with the most interesting match of the second day, and that is the first round match between No. 23 seed Venus Williams and unseeded Russian teenager Alla Kudryavtseva. World No.59 Alla Kudryavtseva...

Svetlana Kuznetsova’s new hairstyle

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Svetlana Kuznetsova has a new image which she presented in her opening match on the second day of Wimbledon. She looks completely different, sporting a long blonde braided weave. Compare the photos: 1st one...

Justine Henin, Serena Williams reach second round at Wimbledon

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On a rain-interrupted first day of Wimbledon, top-seeded Justine Henin and seventh-seeded Serena Williams eased into the round two. Justine Henin of Belgium needed just 55 minutes to beat Argentine qualifier Jorgelina Cravero 6-3 6-0. The...

Martina Hingis survives two match points at Wimbledon opener

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Former champion Martina Hingis, seeded-ninth, had to save two match points in the second set against a British wildcard Naomi Cavaday. The Swiss reached the second round defeating the promising teenager 6-7 7-5 6-0. At...

Jankovic could have done without Ordina Open

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It’s great that Jankovic is ambitious and determined, and I really enjoy watching her play, but I’m worried that she competes in too many tournaments -- that might take a toll on her body. In...