Much like the men, the women also have their version of “the dream semifinal”. It is an all-Serbian semi, as the two highest remaining seeded players, No. 2 Ana Ivanovic and No. 3 Jelena Jankovic, will battle it out on what should be the best women’s match so far in Paris.
Second semifinal plays two Russians, seed No. 4 Svetlana Kuznetsova and… Continue
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Jelena Jankovic - is there anybody who doesn't love her?! I don't think so, she is unbelievable!
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Jelena Jankovic was in a hurry on Tuesday as she repelled Spanish qualifier Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the French Open.
The third seed has endured a rash of aches and pains over the past week and did not want to prolong her stay on Suzanne Lenglen Court longer than necessary.
"I had to be very… Continue
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Highlights of the women's action from day eight of the French Open at Roland… Continue
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12 Serbian players
were at the beginning of Roland Garros this year.
Now we have 10 of them still in the competition and 5 of them who already reached quarters!… Continue
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Can world number three Jelena Jankovic count to 10 in French? Let's find… Continue
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Ana Ivanovic moved a step closer to winning a first Grand Slam title and by brushing aside Petra Cetkovska in a fourth round mismatch at Roland Garros.
The 20-year-old second seed won 6-0, 6-0 in just 54 minutes to underline her potential winner status.
In four straight sets wins so far, Ana has… Continue
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A heavily taped Jelena Jankovic stayed on course for a first grand slam title when she completed a 7-5 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova in the third round of the French Open on Saturday. She had won the opening set on Friday evening and led 4-2 in the second when play was called due to bad light.
When the players returned to Court One at… Continue
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Jelena Jankovic, Sybille Bammer, Caroline Wozniacki, Agnes Szavay, Karin Knapp and Tommy Robredo spent some time with fans in Roland Garros.
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World No 3 Jelena Jankovic warned on Monday that she is ready to fill the gap left by retired queen of clay Justine Henin.
Jankovic, who reached the semifinals 12 months ago, enjoyed a 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 first-round victory over Romanian lucky loser Monica Niculescu.
And the 23-year-old plans to make the most of the shock retirement of Henin,… Continue
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The world's top players say goodbye to Justine Henin, who retired from professional tennis at the top of the… Continue
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On Sunday it was Ana Ivanovic and Serena Williams who took the first step toward a projected quarterfinal meeting and on Monday it was Jelena Jankovic and Venus Williams who did the same, grinding past their first round opponents at Roland Garros. Patty Schnyder was also among Day 2's winners.
Third seed Jankovic was the first of the two Sony Ericsson WTA… Continue
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