Jelena Jankovic - News and More

Jelena Jankovic© WTA
  • Nationality: SRB ()
  • Birthdate: February 28, 1985
  • Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
  • Residence: Dubai, UAE
  • Turned Pro: Pro (2000)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
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  • 2013 Final Ranking: 8
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  • Serena the Favorite, Bouchard Under Fire Entering WTA Canadian Open
  • tournament withdrawals, including three former No. 1s, were Victoria Azarenka, Timea Bacsinszky, defending champ Belinda Bencic, Jelena Jankovic, Coco Vandeweghe and Caroline Wozniacki. Former champs in the field are Radwanska (2014), Serena Williams (2013,'11,'01), and Kvitova (2...
  • 2016-07-23
  • Halep Headlines Bucharest; Schnyder Returns at Gstaad!
  • Schmiedlova (2015) and Halep (2014). LADIES CHAMPIONSHIP GSTAAD Gstaad, Switzerland; Surface: clay Seeds: Timea Bacsinszky, Jelena Jankovic, Kiki Bertens, Caroline Garcia, Annika Beck, Johanna Larsson, Mona Barthel, Julia Goerges Floaters: none Notes: No Top 10 players in ...
  • 2016-07-10
  • Muguruza, 11 Seeds Upset Thursday at Wimbledon; Serena, Venus Friday
  • Svitolina in three, France's Alize Cornet edged No. 20 Sara Errani 7-6(4), 7-5, Kiwi Marina Erakovic from a set down beat No. 22 Jelena Jankovic, Czech Katerina Siniakova from a set down beat No. 30 seed Caroline Garcia, Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich topped No. 31 Kristina Mladenovi...
  • 2016-06-30
  • ITF Announces Olympic Players and Doubles Teams: Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena Named
  • Begu, Monica Niculescu Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Daria Kasatkina, Ekaterina Makarova Serbia Jelena Jankovic, Ana Ivanovic Slovakia Dominika Cibulkova, Anna Karolina Schmiedlova Spain Garbine Muguruza, Carla Suarez Navarro Sweden Johanna Larsson...
  • 2016-06-30
  • Muguruza Muddles Through; Halep Hopes Achilles OK; Serena Debuts Tuesday at Wimbledon
  • Stosur, No. 15 Karolina Pliskova in three over Yanina Wickmayer 6-2, 0-6, 8-6, No. 17 Elina Svitolina, No. 20 Sara Errani, No. 22 Jelena Jankovic, No. 26 Kiki Bertens, No. 28 Lucie Safarova fighting off a match point against pal Bethanie Mattek-Sands 7-5 in the third, and No. 29 Darya...
  • 2016-06-27
  • Serena Williams, Garbine Muguruza Headline Wimbledon Women's Preview
  • QUARTER Top 4 Seeds: (2) Garbine Muguruza, (8) Venus Williams, (12) Carla Suarez Navarro, (14) Sam Stosur Floaters: (22) Jelena Jankovic, (29) Daria Kasatkina, Donna Vekic, Sabine Lisicki, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Camila Giorgi Notes: The former Wimbledon runner-up Muguruza ...
  • 2016-06-24
  • Almagro, Petkovic Capture Titles
  • fell to 5-8. Petkovic will rise to a career-high No. 12 when the Monday rankings are released, one spot behind Bartoli at No. 11.Stosur, Jankovic, Georges on Feature Courts Sunday at French OpenLast year's French Open runner-up Sam Stosur, former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic and German break...
  • 2011-05-22
  • Ana Ivanovic Interview - Indian Wells, Mar 15
  • Ivanovic InterviewMarch 15, 2011INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA - BNP PARIBAS OPENA. IVANOVIC/J. Jankovic6-4, 6-2THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.Q. Maybe the best match you've played all year, huh, Ana?ANA IVANOVIC: Yeah, definitely. I'm really happy. You know, I played some good tennis in...
  • 2011-03-16
  • More...
  • Djokovic Wins, Faces Gasquet; Schiavone v Jankovic Sunday at French Open
  • Zvonareva Scare; Jankovic Crashes Out; Friday Previews at Australian Open
  • Jankovic Loses, Federer Escapes at Australian Open
  • Federer Wins; Nadal on Deck In Madrid; Ivanovic v. Jankovic Wednesday
  • Jankovic Moves into US Open Quarterfinals; Federer Gets Stepanek Test Today
  • Nadal Gets No. 1, Then Gets Clobbered by Djokovic; Jankovic New WTA No. 1?


  • Recent fan comments for Jelena Jankovic:


    Belinda
    Says:

    Hi jelena I like tha way u smile on cort keep on u are kind person I love you

    Posted on May 1, 2015 at 16:42 ET



    jalil rezaii
    Says:

    Happy birthday for Jelena,i wish the best for you;and i wish beside you in Iran and could take a photo with you.

    Posted on March 1, 2013 at 06:06 ET



    andre
    Says:

    I think you are absolutely awesome

    Posted on January 9, 2011 at 20:02 ET



    Hani Imran
    Says:

    She Rocks!

    Posted on December 7, 2009 at 02:12 ET



    raymond guerra jr
    Says:

    dear jelena,

    you deserve the best and sucessful future.

    hit them straight and hit them "in"

    "happy trails"


    Posted on September 9, 2009 at 10:46 ET



    davidengley2@btinternet.com
    Says:

    Dear jelena i have just watched your 4 th round match and am so disappointed for you. I hope that our knee injury is not too serious. I wish you good luck for the future and hope that you keep well and injury free. I will follow your caeer closely and would love to meet you one day. With much love David. xx

    Posted on May 31, 2008 at 06:24 ET



    Joan
    Says:

    A type of recognizable cheating! Jelena has been taught to be a drama queen (usually taught by coaches) and this latest match with the young Danish girl was a true picture of a type of cheating - you cheat when you stop the match because you are losing and pretend to have injuries - you certainly cheat your opponenent of her momentum. (Check back to see what happened at the Fr. Open) What a low class way to win. She is not very popular, not many of us who follow tennis wish for her to win her matches. We like to watch someone who plays with courage, decency, skill and who is a truly good sport.

    Posted on June 8, 2008 at 08:04 ET



    Bobo
    Says:

    Svaka cast Jelena na pobedi ned Venus!!! Nadam se sa ces i ove godine osvojiti Rim!!! Puno srece i uspeha u finalu!!! GO JJ

    Posted on May 7, 2008 at 16:48 ET



    BEN FISHER
    Says:

    I JUST WOULD LIKE TO KNOW I TRY TO WATCH ALL YOUR MATCHES WHILE IN IRAQ. I LIKE THE BATTLES YOU HAVE W/ SERINA WILLIAMS THATS GOOD FOR WOMANS TENNIS. SERINA WAS MY FAVORITE BUT NOW I'VE CHANGED TO YOU. I WISH YOU THE BEST OF LUCK THROUGHTOUT YOUR CARREER AND HOPE YOU'LL SOON BE RANKED #1 WHERE YOU BELONG.

    Posted on May 2, 2008 at 23:50 ET



    alex
    Says:

    hey jelena u are the best!!

    Posted on February 2, 2008 at 18:20 ET



    georgia
    Says:


    hello jelena,

    i've been 100% with you in every match!

    also,
    with ana.

    But you have so much skill and talent!! XD


    xxxx

    Posted on January 4, 2008 at 17:04 ET



    Lee Council
    Says:

    Jelena:

    Congratulation on your win with Serena Williams. I hope you go all the way.


    Posted on January 1, 2008 at 19:35 ET



    Dean Leung
    Says:

    Dear Jelena,

    Great to see you do so well. My friend is from Serbia and it's nice to see how much you have accomplished.

    Good Luck at the Australian Open.

    dleung111@hotmail.com

    Posted on December 31, 2007 at 03:34 ET



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