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2012-06-08 23:01:30

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2009-10-02 07:07:51

Maria Sharapova needed a third set Friday but advanced to the finals of the $2 million Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo where she meets Jelena Jankovic for the title. Sharapova used a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 semifinal victory over 11th-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her second finals since returning to completion following a nine-month layoff due to shoulder surgery. The comeback has been marked by inconsistent serving and, while Sharapova served better in the early rounds in Tokyo, that was again a...

2009-10-01 10:00:30

Jelena Jankovic ended a four-match losing streak to Marion Bartoli with a win that put her into the semifinals of the $2 million Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. Jankovic, seeded seventh, hadn't beaten Bartoli since the 2007 French Open and had fallen to 3-5 lifetime against the French player.

2009-06-27 13:39:42

American teenager Melanie Oudin stunned sixth-seeded Jelena Jankovic Saturday 6-7 (8-10), 7-5, 6-2 in a women's third-round match at Wimbledon. Oudin's biggest career victory came on a day when No.

2009-05-26 17:41:58

Former champion Serena Williams, former runner-up Elena Dementieva and U.S. Open runner-up Jelena Jankovic won Tuesday at the French Open. The second-seeded former world No. 1 Williams won 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 6-4 over Czech Klara Zakopalova, who beat Serena last month in Marbella, Spain.

2009-04-20 09:58:09

Russia's Dinara Safina officially became the No. 1-ranked women's tennis player in the world Monday, replacing Serena Williams of the United States. Safina's brother, Marat Safin, was once the top-ranked men's player. The latest Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Rankings dropped Williams to No.

2009-04-12 14:31:06

Jelena Jankovic beat Carla Suarez Navarro in straight sets Sunday to win the women's Andalucia Tennis Experience at Marbella, Spain. The 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory gave the former world No.

2009-02-14 20:23:59

Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo posted a three-set triumph over Serbia's Jelena Jankovic Saturday and will play Elena Dementieva Sunday at the Paris Open. Serena Williams, the top-ranked woman in the world after her Australian Open triumph, withdrew from the tournament.

2009-01-24 23:43:52

No. 16 seed Marion Bartoli stunned top-seeded Jelena Jankovic 6-1, 6-4 Sunday in the fourth round at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Jankovic came into the tournament ranked No. 1 in the world despite never having won a Grand Slam tournament.

2008-06-28 21:00:20

WIMBLEDON, England _ Ask Venus Williams about playing Jelena Jankovic in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Or ask Jankovic about playing Williams. They'll deliver the standard line about taking things one round at a time.

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