With the win, her ranking also went back to world No. Janković was upset by Kaia Kanepi in the third round of Doha in straight sets, in what she called "the worst match of my career. She lost in the first round to Sorana Cîrstea. 1 in singles, a ranking achieved in the months following her finals appearance at the 2008 US Open. Janković wasn't seeded and Serena won in two sets before going on to win the gold medal. She reached the semifinals again, losing to Vera Zvonareva in three sets. Sport Janković počistila protivnicu za manje od sat vremena. She defeated Annika Beck in the second round and then defeated Sloane Stephens for a spot in the quarterfinals. Janković reached two semifinals in the Middle East in the spring, retiring against Mauresmo due to an ankle injury at the Dubai Tennis Championships, and losing in three sets to Justine Henin at the Qatar Total Open in Doha. Janković then lost ten consecutive games. Jelena Janković and Vera Zvonareva have met 14 times with Zvonareva leading their head-to-head 8–6. [37] She had never lost her opener in Melbourne prior to this. 8. At the Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic in Bali, Janković was upset in the quarterfinals by former world No. 12. At the tournament, she was seeded sixth and defeated Caroline Wozniacki to take her 12th title. At Wimbledon, Janković defeated sixth-seeded and defending champion Venus Williams in the third round in three sets. She reached the third round at the US Open, losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. [80] Playing her final tournament before the French Open at the Italian Open, Janković lost in the second round to Julia Görges. Their first seven matches and the last match were on hardcourts, which Serena leads 7–3. Time magazine called them “The Me Me Me Generation” because they want it all. In the second round she lost to Garbiñe Muguruza and dropped out of the top 20 as a result. This meant Ivanovic reclaimed the world No. And as a top 10 seed at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2011 French Open, Janković made it to the round of 16 for the first time at the US Open since her run to the final in 2008 after beating Madison Keys, Alisa Kleybanova, and Kurumi Nara, all in straight sets. Jelena Janković is a Serbian professional tennis player who was ranked world no. At the Australian Open, Janković, seeded eighth, lost to 31st seed Alona Bondarenko in the third round. She suffered a shocking opening round exit in Miami against Varvara Lepchenko, serving for the match at 5–1 in the third set. Nevertheless, her ranking increased to world No. Jelena Jankovic’s birth sign is Pisces and she has a ruling planet of Neptune. Her weakest surface is considered grass and her best surface is fast hard courts, where she can use her defensive skills and speed to win matches. After registering her third consecutive victory over Venus Williams in the third round, she went on to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam for the second time in her career, but lost there to eventual champion Henin. 17, Elena Likhovtseva in the first round of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome, before eventually losing to Venus Williams in three sets in the quarterfinals. Fun Fact: On the day of Jelena Jankovic’s birth, "Careless Whisper" by Wham! In the semifinals, Janković lost to world No. Janković then hung tough against world No. However, she managed to reach the semifinals at Miami, losing to Maria Sharapova in straight sets. Janković was the fourth seed at the French Open and one of the favorites for the title. With this, Serbia was placed in World Group I again. She has not been previously engaged. [8] In 2001, she started to play on the WTA Tour; she reached the second round at her first tournament at the Indian Wells Masters. Janković squandered two further opportunities to immediately take the world no. She lost her opening match to home favorite Peng Shuai. Janković was the fourth seed at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. At the Western & Southern Open, Janković defeated four top-25 players en route to the semifinals: Sabine Lisicki, Ekaterina Makarova, Sloane Stephens, and Roberta Vinci. In the mixed doubles competition at Wimbledon, Janković teamed with doubles specialist Jamie Murray to win the title in three sets by beating the fifth-seeded team, Jonas Björkman and Alicia Molik.[9]. Jankovi? However, she was defeated in the first round by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. As a result, Janković returned to the top 20. 1, Serena Williams in the semifinals, after saving a match point. Her last tournament of the season was the inaugural Tianjin Open where she was the top seed. [32] In February, Janković won her first title in three years at Bogotá, defeating Paula Ormaechea in straight sets. This marked Janković's fourth defeat in four career Grand Slam semifinals. She has competed against Serena Williams. [47] Janković then went to the BNP Paribas Open having to defend finalist points from the previous year. As a junior, she won the 2001 Australian Open[7] and reached junior no. View the profiles of people named Jelena Jankovic. This will be her first tennis match since September 2017, and Djokovic stated that Janković was "returning to tennis after a very long time," perhaps indicating that Janković will return to professional competitive tennis in the future. Find the perfect Jelena Jankovic stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. View Jelena Jankovic’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Janković was the 15th seed at the Wimbledon Championships, but lost to María José Martínez Sánchez in the first round,[29] her first opening-round exit in a Grand Slam since the 2005 French Open. On 5 December 2007, Janković became a UNICEF National Ambassador for Serbia, for Children's Fund. Two weeks later, her ranking increased to world No. 797 Rebeka Masarova. [113] Janković had defeated Zvonareva on her way to the two titles which preceded the Kremlin Cup. [102] That would be their last meeting in a WTA Tour match until the 2013 Australian Open, where Ivanovic prevailed in the third round. Janković's next tournament was French Open, where she was seeded fourth. Janković won her third title of the season (and milestone 15th career WTA title) at Hong Kong by battling past Venus Williams in the semifinals in a tight two sets win. [83] At the Mallorca Open, Janković was defeated in the first round by third seed and defending champion Caroline Garcia. She reached the semifinals of the Generali Ladies Linz tournament, falling to Petra Kvitová. Jelena Jankovic’s boyfriend is Mla?an Janovi?. Kuznetsova ended up outlasting Janković in the third set 9–7 in what is currently the third-longest main draw match in Australian Open history. She defeated Pennetta and third seed Agnieszka Radwańska en route. She was the fourth seed and received a first round bye. [71] Janković found herself needing to qualify for the main draw at the Qatar Total Open, and she did so successfully. Jelena started seeing Mla?an Janovi? [64] In Beijing at the China Open, Janković lost in the first round to Kristina Mladenovic. One of the most high-profile achievements of her career occurred on grass in the third round of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, when she defeated Petra Kvitová, the defending champion, a two-time Wimbledon title holder, then-no. On the red clay at Bogotá, Janković made it to the finals, where she failed to defend her title against Caroline Garcia. Serbia ended up losing 0–4. In Miami, Janković fell in her opening match for the second straight year when she was defeated by Victoria Azarenka. Their opening round match at the Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics was their first and only match on grass. These 20-somethings to early 30-year-olds have redefined the workplace. Jelena Jankovic at the Dave Hill Tennis Academy for '09 Showdown - Duration: 1:47. Join Facebook to connect with Jelena Jankovic and others you may know. Janković's reign as the world No. Janković had successful nose surgery immediately after Madrid to correct a breathing problem. Sharapova led 3–0 in the third set, before Janković rallied to win the match. Janković leads 4–2 on clay courts and 1–0 on grass, whilst Venus leads 4–1 on hard. 1:47. Janković appeared on her way to victory in this second round meeting at 6–1, 4–1 up before Williams came racing back to win a 2nd set tiebreak and force a decider, which she proceeded to win 6–1 en route to the quarterfinals. Serena improved to 6–0 record since it was 4–4. Previously, Janković had endorsed Anta and Reebok sportswear, and had her own line with them for her tournament wear. SR=strike rate (events won/competed). 22. Three months later, Janković garnered her first top-10 win against Elena Dementieva in the first round of the 2004 Australian Open. Janković then suffered a shocking loss to wildcard Océane Dodin in the first round of the US Open. First Name Jelena. – When is Jelena Jankovic’s birthday? [96][97] Since the end of 2008, both have struggled at the Grand Slams, with Janković only being able to reach the semi-finals of the 2010 French Open and the quarter-finals of the 2013 French Open and Ivanovic the quarter-finals of the 2012 US Open and 2014 Australian Open, and the semi-finals of the 2015 French Open.[98]. 1, Martina Hingis and top-seeded Amélie Mauresmo on the way to the final, where she lost to Kim Clijsters after serving for the match. [46] She exited the tournament after losing to Monica Niculescu in the second round. Her win granted her a place in the fourth round, where she lost to Agnieszka Radwańska. She is coached by her brother Marko. Jelena Jankovic Wiki Biography. In the China Open she fell in the third round against fellow Serbian player Bojana Jovanovski. 9 and top-seeded Angelique Kerber (Janković's third top-ten win of the year), coming back from a set down to capture the title with a three-set victory. She suffered a first-round loss at the Ricoh Open to qualifier Petra Krejsová. The second match was at the 2005 Dubai Tennis Championships semifinal, with Janković causing an upset (Serena was world No. Despite her good form leading up to the US Open, Janković's inconsistency continued, as she suffered a shock second-round defeat by Yaroslava Shvedova despite having match points in the third-set tie-break. Please check back soon for updates. Jelena has 8 jobs listed on their profile. Janković has won 15 WTA singles titles and two doubles titles, her career highlights include winning the 2007 Wimbledon mixed-doubles title with Jamie Murray, the 2010 Indian Wells Masters,[3] the Internazionali BNL d'Italia twice, in 2007 and 2008, and the aforementioned appearance in the finals of the 2008 US Open. [30] However, she lost in the opening round of Wimbledon to unseeded former world No. Son profesyonel maçını 2017'de oynayan dünya eski 1 numarası Jelena Jankovic, Belgrad'da düzenlenen gösteri maçında korta çıktı. 15:04 14.01.2014 Sport. She lost to Angelique Kerber in a second set tiebreak. Janković became the world no. [39] She then traveled to Sydney and won her first-round match against CoCo Vandeweghe in straight sets. At the US Open, Janković lost to Venus Williams in the quarterfinals. Competing in the fourth round of a Grand Slam event for the first time, she lost to ninth-seeded Anastasia Myskina. This result means that Janković clinches the 9th seed at the US Open, after the retirement of Marion Bartoli and withdrawal of Maria Sharapova. Her next set of tournaments were during the Middle-Eastern hard court swing at Doha and Dubai. Janković then successfully defended her Tier I Internazionali BNL d'Italia title in Rome, after defeating Venus Williams in three sets in the quarterfinals, receiving a walkover from the injured Sharapova in the semifinals, and defeating French teenager Alizé Cornet in the final. Janković is known for being able to slide effectively on all surfaces. 4. She likes to spin it in on the first and second serve which can lead to her getting broken many times in matches. Jelena Jankovic has a ruling planet of Neptune. Fun Fact: On the day of Jelena Jankovic’s birth, "Careless Whisper" by Wham! [68] Next, she progressed to Hobart where she suffered a tough first-round defeat to third seed and eventual finalist Monica Niculescu. Janković beat Francesca Schiavone, Li Na and fifth-seeded Alizé Cornet but then lost to Amélie Mauresmo in the semifinals. They have met three times in Grand Slam tournaments. Janković lost in the first round of Madrid Open to Chanelle Scheepers. She then beat reigning world No. Jankovi?’s career highlights include winning the 2007 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title with Jamie Murray, the 2010 BNP Paribas Open, the Internazionali BNL d’Italia twice, in 2007 and 2008, and the aforementioned appearance in the finals of the 2008 US Open. She lost to Garbiñe Muguruza in her opening match. Seeded fourth at the inaugural Madrid Open, she advanced to the quarterfinals once again, but was defeated by Patty Schnyder. 1 position. [94][95] Matches between Janković and Ivanovic are often given the nickname "The Battle of Serbia". This was Janković's first singles title of the year. Janković finished the season in the top 10 for the first time since 2010 at No. Janković then lost in the final to Lindsay Davenport in three sets. According to Chinese Zodiac, Jelena was born in the Year of the Ox while her boyfriend in the Year of the Rat. Za loše plasmane na turnirima krive su Jelenine povrede. However, Serena saved all set points and won four games in a row for US Open title. Beginning her spring clay-court season at the Andalucia Tennis Experience in Marbella, Janković defeated fifth-seeded Spaniard Carla Suárez Navarro in three sets for her first title of 2009. [59] As the top seed at the Brasil Tennis Cup, Janković fell in the second round to Ana Bogdan. Regardless, her ranking increased to world No. 2008: World No. 2, Justine Henin in three sets, after Janković had led 6–4, 4–2. Janković is the second Serbian tennis star to have volunteered to help promote the rights of children and collect funds for UNICEF after Ana Ivanovic became an ambassador in September. She was ranked world No. They’ve been together for approximately 12 years, 4 months, and 20 days. 4 Jelena Jankovic Injured, Retires Against No. The following fortnight, Janković reached her first final of the year at the Miami Masters, losing to Serena Williams in three sets.[15]. She attended Megatrend University. She won the 2007 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title with Jamie Murray. She lost in the first round to German wildcard Mona Barthel. She was defeated by Ana Ivanovic in the fourth round. She won her first match of 2015 in Dubai, defeating Tímea Babos in three sets. Janković was seeded 13th at the Western & Southern Open, where she lost in the final to Maria Sharapova in three sets. At the Australian Open, Janković lost in the third round to compatriot and former world No. Pisces Tennis Player #11. The next week, Janković reached the final of the Ordina Open in the Netherlands and became the first player since Chris Evert in 1974 to win 50 matches in the first half of a year. Janković was the seventh seed at the Italian Open. [93] Seven of their eleven meetings have come at important stages of tournaments, while two have come at Grand Slam tournaments; Janković trails in both categories 1–6 and 0–2 respectively. Şarapova, yaşadığı omuz sakatlığı sonrası dünya klasmanında ilk 20'ye veda etti 13 Nisan 2009 itibarıyla klasmanda 53. sırada bulunuyor. Despite having game points in the following two games, she lost the match, 5–7, 6–2, 4–6. In March at the Tier I Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Janković lost in the semifinals to Ana Ivanovic. She became one of the few women to defeat both Williams sisters in the same tournament and the first player who beat both sisters in less than 24 hours in one tournament. She did not drop a set throughout the tournament. 1, Caroline Wozniacki. 2 in the week following the tournament. Serena Williams. Their most recent meeting occurred in the quarterfinal of the 2014 Western & Southern Open, where Serena won in straight sets. However, Zvonareva would defeat Janković at the WTA Tour Championships later that year; this would be the start of an ongoing five-match winning streak against Janković. People born in the Year of the Ox are persistent and straightforward. [22] As the top seed at the year-end 2008 WTA Tour Championships held in Doha, Janković won two of her three round-robin matches, including only the second win of her career over Ivanovic. It was the second year in a row that Janković lost in the opening round of Wimbledon. Both players were touted as future top players following their breakthrough in 2007 and 2008, however, both have since underperformed on the WTA Tour and dropped out of the Top 10 in contrasting circumstances.