90 Facts About Jelena Jankovic

1. Jelena Jankovic was the subject of the 2008 autobiographical documentary, Jelenin svet, featuring Justine Henin, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ana Ivanovic, Elena Dementieva, Anna Chakvetadze and other notable players.

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2. Jelena Jankovic is known for being able to slide effectively on all surfaces.

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3. Jelena Jankovic won at the LA Women's Tennis Championships in 2006 in straight sets, and Serena won at the Australian Open in 2007.

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4. Jelena Jankovic caused an upset at Wimbledon in 2006 where she defeated the defending champion in the third round, winning in three sets.

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5. Jelena Jankovic had defeated Zvonareva on her way to the two titles which preceded the Kremlin Cup.

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6. Jelena Jankovic's ended the year at No 153, her worst ranking since January 2003.

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7. Jelena Jankovic ended her 2017 season after that loss and had back surgery in Madrid in October of 2017.

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8. At the US Open, Jelena Jankovic lost to the 13th seed, Petra Kvitova, in two tight sets in an intriguing match.

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9. Jelena Jankovic's defeated American wildcard Irina Falconi in three sets, before meeting rival Venus Williams.

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10. Jelena Jankovic found herself needing to qualify for the main draw at the Qatar Total Open, and she did so, albeit in not the most straight forward of manners.

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11. Jelena Jankovic started her season at the Shenzhen Open where she lost to the No 2 seed Simona Halep in three sets.

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12. Jelena Jankovic opened her grass court season at the Ricoh Open, where she reached the last 16 before losing to Evgeniya Rodina.

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13. Jelena Jankovic was forced to retire during the second round of the Miami Open because of a right shoulder injury.

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14. Jelena Jankovic's exited the tournament after losing to Monica Niculescu in the 2nd round.

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15. At the Qatar Total Open, Jelena Jankovic was tested by qualifier Jana Cepelova in the 1st round, but managed to win in 3 sets.

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16. At the Fed Cup, Jelena Jankovic lost both of her matches against higher ranked players, Carla Suarez Navarro and Garbine Muguruza.

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17. Jelena Jankovic's faced 6th seed Angelique Kerber in the second round but lost in three sets.

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18. Jelena Jankovic completed a great Asian swing and confirmed her excellent results in China by winning her 14th career title in Guangzhou, her first since 2013.

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19. Jelena Jankovic's fought back from a set and a break down to prevail.

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20. At the Aegon Classic, Jelena Jankovic defeated Tereza Smitkova and Casey Dellacqua to advance to the third round.

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21. Jelena Jankovic's grass court season began in 's-Hertogenbosch where she was the second seed.

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22. Jelena Jankovic's faced top seed Petra Kvitova for a place in the quarterfinals but retired midway due to right hip injury.

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23. Jelena Jankovic's won her first match of 2015 in Dubai, defeating Timea Babos in three sets.

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24. Jelena Jankovic began 2015 at the Brisbane International, losing in first round to world number 63 Ajla Tomljanovic in straight sets.

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25. Jelena Jankovic's was the 4th seed and received a first round bye.

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26. Jelena Jankovic reached the 4th round at the US Open where she lost to Belinda Bencic in straight sets.

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27. Jelena Jankovic's defeated Annika Beck in the second round and then defeated Sloane Stephens for a spot in the quarterfinals.

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28. Jelena Jankovic's had a first round bye and faced Sloane Stephens in her opener.

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29. Jelena Jankovic's lost her opening matches at Eastbourne and Wimbledon to Madison Keys and Kaia Kanepi respectively.

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30. Jelena Jankovic's defeated Pennetta and 3rd seed Agnieszka Radwanska en route.

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31. Jelena Jankovic lost in the 2nd round at Madrid to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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32. Jelena Jankovic's lost to Eugenie Bouchard in 3 sets, continuing her 3-set misery for 2014.

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33. Jelena Jankovic's made it to the quarterfinals, defeating Lauren Davis and Ajla Tomljanovic.

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34. Jelena Jankovic played the two Premier Mandatory events during the North American hard court swing at Indian Wells and Miami.

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35. Jelena Jankovic's lost to Angelique Kerber in a second set tiebreak.

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36. Jelena Jankovic's made it to the semifinals in Doha, beating Karin Knapp, Alisa Kleybanova, and Petra Kvitova, dropping less than four games in each match.

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37. Jelena Jankovic kicked off 2014 at the premier-level event Brisbane International as the number four seed.

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38. Jelena Jankovic's made the semifinals at the Year-End Championships, defeating world number 2 Victoria Azarenka in straight sets along the way, finishing 2013 with a 3 set loss to eventual champion and year-end number one Serena Williams.

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39. Jelena Jankovic's was defeated in the 4th round by a peak form Li Na.

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40. Jelena Jankovic kicked off her US hard court season in Carlsbad, where she was upset in the 2nd round by Urszula Radwanska in 3 sets.

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41. At the French Open Jelena Jankovic made it to the quarter finals but lost to Sharapova in three sets.

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42. At the Australian Open, Jelena Jankovic lost in the third round to compatriot and former World No 1 Ana Ivanovic.

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43. Jelena Jankovic reached the final of Dallas and the third round of the 2012 US Open, but was defeated by second seed Agnieszka Radwanska.

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44. Jelena Jankovic turned her fortunes around by reaching the finals of Aegon Classic 2012, losing to Melanie Oudin.

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45. Jelena Jankovic reached the E-boks Sony Ericsson Open in Copenhagen simifinals before losing to 2nd seed Angelique Kerber.

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46. Jelena Jankovic lost her next three matches in Indian Wells, Miami, and in Charleston to Venus Williams.

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47. Jelena Jankovic's reached the semis in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, before losing to 5th seed Petra Martic in three sets.

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48. At the 2012 Australian Open Jelena Jankovic was defeated by Caroline Wozniacki in the fourth round.

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49. Jelena Jankovic began 2012 at the Brisbane International, losing to Francesca Schiavone in the quarterfinals.

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50. Jelena Jankovic's reached the semifinals of the 2011 Generali Ladies Linz tournament, falling to Petra Kvitova.

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51. Jelena Jankovic's reached the third round at the US Open, losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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52. Jelena Jankovic was the tenth seed at the 2011 French Open.

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53. Jelena Jankovic's was defeated by Ana Ivanovic in the fourth round.

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54. Jelena Jankovic's reached the semifinals again, losing to Vera Zvonareva in three sets.

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55. At the start of the year, Jelena Jankovic announced her decision to work with Andrei Pavel on a trial basis.

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56. Jelena Jankovic's lost her third and final group match to Azerenka, bringing an end to her 2010 season.

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57. Jelena Jankovic's was defeated by Kaia Kanepi in the third round.

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58. Jelena Jankovic lost in the quarterfinals of the 2010 Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open to eventual champion Aravane Rezai.

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59. Jelena Jankovic's lost against Justine Henin in the quarterfinals for the tenth time in a row.

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60. Jelena Jankovic was the fourth seed at the 2010 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

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61. At the Fed Cup qualifying, Jelena Jankovic defeated Slovakia's Magdalena Rybarikova in her first singles match, but fell to Hantuchova in her second.

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62. At the Australian Open, Jelena Jankovic, seeded eighth, lost to 31st seed Alona Bondarenko in the third round.

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63. At the WTA Tour Championships Jelena Jankovic lost her first match to Azarenka but bounced back defeating Safina and Wozniacki to clinch the first berth in her group.

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64. Jelena Jankovic's lost her opening match to home favorite Peng Shuai.

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65. Jelena Jankovic's lost to qualifier Melanie Oudin in the third round.

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66. Jelena Jankovic beat Anabel Medina Garrigues in the Fed Cup play-offs against Spain to bring the Serbian team into the World Group for the first time.

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67. Jelena Jankovic was upset by Kaia Kanepi in the third round of Doha in straight sets, in what she called "the worst match of my career.

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68. Jelena Jankovic lost her World No 1 ranking to Serena Williams as a result.

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69. Jelena Jankovic's lost to 16th-seeded Marion Bartoli in the fourth round.

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70. Jelena Jankovic was seeded first at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

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71. Jelena Jankovic's won four titles during the season, the most of anyone on the tour along with Serena Williams and Safina.

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72. At the China Open, Jelena Jankovic defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova in two sets to win the title.

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73. Jelena Jankovic was the second seed at the US Open, where she defeated Olympic gold-medalist Elena Dementieva in the semifinals to reach her first Grand Slam final.

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74. At Wimbledon, Jelena Jankovic injured her knee during her third-round match against Caroline Wozniacki.

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75. Jelena Jankovic started the clay-court season by losing in the quarterfinals of both the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina and the Qatar Telecom German Open in Berlin.

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76. Jelena Jankovic had successful nose surgery immediately after Madrid to correct a breathing problem.

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77. Jelena Jankovic finished the year on a six-match losing streak, losing all three of her round-robin matches on her debut at the year-end WTA Tour Championships in Madrid.

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78. At Wimbledon, Jelena Jankovic was the third seed, but lost in the fourth round to the surprise eventual finalist Marion Bartoli.

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79. Jelena Jankovic was the fourth seed at the French Open and one of the favorites for the title.

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80. Jelena Jankovic's went on to defeat Dinara Safina in the final to win the first Tier I title of her career.

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81. Jelena Jankovic rebounded in the clay-court season, defeating Venus Williams on a third set tiebreak in the semifinals of the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina.

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82. Jelena Jankovic continued her strong form in the aftermath of the US Open.

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83. At Wimbledon, Jelena Jankovic defeated sixth-seeded and defending champion Venus Williams in the third round in three sets.

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84. Jelena Jankovic's made her first Tier I semifinal in Berlin, losing to Nadia Petrova.

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85. Jelena Jankovic has reached the singles final of the US Open and the singles semifinals of the Australian Open and the French Open.

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86. Jelena Jankovic learned her first tennis skills at the Tennis Club 'Red Star'.

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87. Jelena Jankovic's is a student at the Megatrend University in Belgrade, studying economics.

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88. Jelena Jankovic was born in Belgrade, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, as the third child of Veselin and Snezana, both economists.

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89. Jelena Jankovic is a former World No 1 in singles, a ranking achieved preceding her finals appearance at the 2008 US Open.

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90. Jelena Jankovic is a Serbian professional tennis player.

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