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Result: Jelena Jankovic beats Victoria Azarenka in straight sets

World number two Victoria Azarenka loses her second match at the WTA Championships 6-4 6-3 to seventh seed Jelena Jankovic

Victoria Azarenka has lost her second match in the WTA Championships in straight sets to Jelena Jankovic.

The two players, who both are former world number ones, took early breaks in the first set, but it was the seventh seed who managed to force a 5-4 lead before serving out the opener.

The Belarusian could not find her composure on serve in the second set, serving up six double faults to gift her opponent two breaks.

Azarenka also struggled as the Serbian's serve strengthened, allowing her to clinch the second set without facing a break point to secure a 6-4 6-3 victory.

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Jelena Jankovic of Serbia plays Roberta Vinci of Italy during the Western & Southern Open on August 16, 2013
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