Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic All Fall on Day 3 of Wimbledon

(June 26, 2013) Four former number ones – Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic all lost in the second round on Wednesday at Wimbledon. Sharapova was ousted by Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher de Brito ranked … [Read more...]

Sharapova Edges Jankovic, Meets Azarenka in Semifinal

By Ros Satar   (June 5, 2013) PARIS - Defending champion Maria Sharapova edged out Serbia’s Jelena Jankovic in a nervy three-setter to book her slot in the women’s semifinals - 0-6 6-4, 6-3.   Certainly the start of the match slipped … [Read more...]

Sharapova and Jankovic Close Round of 16 Door on the Young Vanguard

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 … [Read more...]

Jankovic Slays Semifinal Demons in a Three-Set Thriller

By Ros Satar (June 1, 2013) PARIS -With so many competitive matches on the schedule on Saturday, the Roland-Garros site had hyped up the Jelena Jankovic – Sam Stosur contest as their one to watch – and they were not wrong. Three years ago, many … [Read more...]

Jankovic Squeaks by the Rain and Hantuchova at French Open

By Ros Satar   (May 28, 2013) PARIS - Jelena Jankovic advanced to the second round, in a tight straight sets win over Daniela Hantuchova, in a match disrupted by rain. Both players just looked relieved to be able to get underway, and Jankovic … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Wins Third Family Circle Cup

  By Stephanie Neppl   (April 7, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - For the second year in a row, Serena Williams is queen of the green clay. In the first three-set final since Serena beat Vera Zvonareva in 2008, the world No. 1 came back from a set … [Read more...]

Family Circle Cup final set: Serena Williams vs Jelena Jankovic

By Stephanie Neppl (April 6, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - Jelena Jankovic has one of the better head-to-head records against world No. 1 Serena Williams, but she is not willing to divulge why she thinks that's the case.   "If I'm going to give you … [Read more...]

Jankovic Survives Oudin in Charleston

By Stephanie Neppl (April 2, 2013) CHARLESTON, SC - Former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic survived a tough three-set battle with American Melanie Oudin in the first round of the Family Circle Cup on Tuesday. The Serbian had lost her two previous match ups … [Read more...]

Sharapova Romps Over a Weary Jankovic

By Kevin Ware (March 28, 2013) MIAMI - Maria Sharapova rolled past Jelena Jankovic 6-2, 6-1 in their women’s semifinal at the Sony Open.  She did so with the help of an unfortunate case of scheduling; at least it was unfortunate for Jankovic, the … [Read more...]

Sony Open Women’s Semis: Get Ready for a Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams Final

By Kevin Ware (March 28, 2013) MIAMI - In spite of injuries, illness, upsets, and withdrawals by the dozens, my initial selections for the Women’s semifinals held (mostly) true to form with three out of four correct picks: Maria Sharapova, Serena … [Read more...]