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Jelena Jankovic

Born: February 28, 1985 (age 36)

Height: 5' 8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Belgrade, Serbia
Nationality: Serbia Serbian
Current Rank (Apr 17): No. 55 (995 points)
Jelena Jankovic celebrates after defeating Samantha Stosur during their third round match of the French Open on June 1, 2013
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Sports Mole has 128 articles about Jelena Jankovic. Articles 1 to 40:
Caroline Wozniacki during an Australian Open training session on January 11, 2019
Hong Kong Open postponed due to protests
The tournament was due to take place in October.
Sep 13, 03:31
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Result: Johanna Konta, Heather Watson cruise through in Rio doubles
Great Britain's Johanna Konta and Heather Watson cruise into the second round of the women's doubles at the Rio Olympics with victory over Serbia.
Aug 7, 00:03
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Result: Jelena Jankovic triumphs in Hong Kong
Jelena Jankovic battles back from a one-set deficit to win the Hong Kong Open title at the expense of Angelique Kerber.
Oct 18, 14:52
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Johanna Konta to replace Heather Watson as British number one
Johanna Konta is to be the new British number after surpassing Heather Watson in the WTA world rankings.
Sep 28, 14:14
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Result: Britain's Heather Watson knocked out in first round of Wuhan Open
Britain's Heather Watson is ousted by Jelena Jankovic in the first round of the Wuhan Open in China.
Sep 28, 08:44
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Result: Great Britain's Johanna Konta shocks Andrea Petkovic at Wuhan Open
Great Britain's Johanna Konta beats world number 17 Andrea Petkovic 6-4 7-5 in the first round of the Wuhan Open in China.
Sep 27, 14:24
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Result: Heather Watson, Johanna Konta qualify for Wuhan Open
British pair Heather Watson and Johanna Konta come through their final qualifying matches to earn a place in the main draw of the Wuhan Open.
Sep 26, 09:27
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Result: Simona Halep thumps Jelena Jankovic to book Serena Williams date in Cincinnati
Simona Halep lets Jelena Jankovic win just three games as she secures a 6-1 6-2 win to reach the Cincinnati Open final, where Serena Williams awaits.
Aug 23, 03:23
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Result: Serena Williams thumps Elina Svitolina to reach Cincinnati Open final
Serena Williams remains on course for a second straight Cincinnati Open title after beating Elina Svitolina in the last four.
Aug 23, 02:54
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Result: Simona Halep edges past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to reach semi-finals
Simona Halep edges past Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in straight sets to secure her place in the last four of the Cincinnati Open.
Aug 22, 03:47
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Result: Jelena Jankovic reaches Cincinnati Open semi-final
Jelena Jankovic beats qualifier Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-4 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the Cincinnati Open.
Aug 22, 02:01
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Result: Jelena Jankovic powers past Karolina Pliskova
Jelena Jankovic reaches the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Open after claiming a 6-2 3-6 7-5 win over Karolina Pliskova.
Aug 20, 22:49
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Result: Kristina Pliskova beats Timea Babos to set up Jelena Jankovic clash
Karolina Pliskova beats Timea Babos 6-4 7-5 to move into the third round of the Cincinnati Open, where Jelena Jankovic awaits.
Aug 19, 20:35
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Result: Simona Halep comes through Jelena Jankovic test
Second seed Simona Halep books her place in the last 16 of the Rogers Cup with a straight-sets win over Jelena Jankovic.
Aug 12, 21:25
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Result: Agnieszka Radwanska gets past Jelena Jankovic
Former finalist Agnieszka Radwanska reaches the Wimbledon quarter-finals with victory over Jelena Jankovic.
Jul 6, 15:43
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Result: Madison Keys survives scare to reach quarter-finals
Madison Keys overturns a set deficit to beat Olga Govortsova and reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time in her career.
Jul 6, 13:25
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Agnieszka Radwanska pleased by Wimbledon progress
Agnieszka Radwanska admits that grass benefits her playing style after making it through to round four of Wimbledon.
Jul 5, 11:31
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Jelena Jankovic thrilled by Petra Kvitova upset at Wimbledon
Jelena Jankovic admits that she is "really, really happy" to have knocked defending champion Petra Kvitova out of Wimbledon.
Jul 5, 11:05
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Who can stop Serena Williams winning Wimbledon?
Sports Mole takes a look at some of the players who could stop Serena Williams winning a sixth Wimbledon title.
Jul 5, 11:00
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"Hurt" Petra Kvitova reveals plans for sabbatical after Wimbledon exit
Petra Kvitova reveals plans to take a break from tennis after the defence of her Wimbledon crown came to an abrupt end in her third-round defeat by Jelena Jankovic.
Jul 4, 19:40
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Result: Petra Kvitova stunned by Jelena Jankovic
Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova bows out of the competition in the third round following a 3-6 7-5 6-4 defeat to Jelena Jankovic.
Jul 4, 18:01
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Live Coverage: Wimbledon - Day Six - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage from day six of Wimbledon.
Jul 4, 11:30
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Petra Kvitova: 'I expected tougher match against Kurumi Nara'
Defending champion Petra Kvitova reveals that she was pleased with her performance after seeing off Kurumi Nara in just 58 minutes in the Wimbledon second round.
Jul 2, 16:14
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Result: Jamie Murray out of Queen's
Jamie Murray and his doubles partner John Peers lose to Feliciano Lopez and Max Mirnyi in the first round at Queen's.
Jun 15, 14:35
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Result: Petra Kvitova eases past Jelena Jankovic at Italian Open
Petra Kvitova beats Jelena Jankovic 6-3 6-2 to advance through to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open in Rome.
May 14, 17:11
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Result: Petra Kvitova digs deep to overcome Karin Knapp
Petra Kvitova overcomes a 5-2 deficit in the final set to see off Karin Knapp at the Italian Open.
May 13, 22:56
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Result: Simona Halep edges out Jelena Jankovic in Indian Wells final
Simona Halep comes from behind to beat Jelena Jankovic 2-6 7-5 6-3 in a dramatic BNP Paribas Open final.
Mar 22, 20:54
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Result: Simona Halep into final at Indian Wells as Serena Williams withdraws
Simona Halep will take on Sabine Lisicki in the final of the BNP Paribas Open as a result of a walkover victory over Serena Williams in this morning's semi-final.
Mar 21, 06:36
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Result: Jelena Jankovic survives Sabine Lisicki scare to advance at Indian Wells
Jelena Jankovic battles from a set behind to claim a 3-6 6-3 6-1 victory over Sabine Lisicki at Indian Wells.
Mar 21, 06:19
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Result: Sabine Lasicki edges out Flavia Pennetta in thriller at Indian Wells
Flavia Pennetta wastes three match points before losing 6-4 [3]6-7 7-6[4] to Sabine Lisicki in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
Mar 20, 03:10
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Result: Jelena Jankovic reaches semi-finals as Lesia Tsurenko bows out
Jelena Jankovic books her place in the semi-finals at Indian Wells after Lesia Tsurenko succumbs to an ankle injury.
Mar 20, 01:31
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Result: Belinda Bencic shocks Caroline Wozniacki at Indian Wells
Belinda Bencic advances to the last 16 of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells by defeating Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets on Monday afternoon.
Mar 16, 22:36
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Result: Jelena Jankovic ousted by Timea Bacsinszky
Jelena Jankovic suffers a surprising defeat to Timea Bacsinszky in the Australian Open first round in Melbourne.
Jan 20, 07:43
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Result: Coco Vandeweghe gifted Wuhan Open third-round place as Jelena Jankovic retires
Coco Vandeweghe is gifted a place in the third round of the Wuhan Open in China after Jelena Jankovic is forced to retire midway through the first set.
Sep 23, 08:43
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Result: Agnieszka Radwanska dumped out of Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open
Agnieszka Radwanska exits the first round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open after a three-sets defeat to France's Caroline Garcia.
Sep 22, 11:20
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Result: Jelena Jankovic beats Christina McHale in straight sets
Jelena Jankovic moves into the second round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open after beating Christina McHale in straight sets.
Sep 22, 10:32
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Result: Belinda Bencic reaches last eight with Jelena Jankovic win
Belinda Bencic defeats number nine seed Jelena Jankovic in straight sets to advance to her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the US Open.
Sep 1, 04:31
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Result: Shuai Peng defeats number 14 seed Lucie Safarova
Number 14 seed Lucie Safarova exits the US Open in the fourth round following a straight-sets defeat to Shuai Peng.
Sep 1, 03:04
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Result: Angelique Kerber ousted by Swiss teen Belinda Bencic
Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic is through to the fourth round of the US Open after beating sixth seed Angelique Kerber in straight sets.
Aug 29, 21:18
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Result: Jelena Jankovic eases past Johanna Larsson into US Open fourth round
Jelena Jankovic eases her way into the fourth round of the US Open with a straight-sets win over Johanna Larsson at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 29, 17:19

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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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