She then lost to world No. StarGamesTV 8,087 views. According to our records, she has no children. Janković and Serena Williams have met 14 times, with Serena leading 10–4 overall. Janković was the fourth seed at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. 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', Janković was the subject of the 2008 autobiographical documentary, Jelenin svet (Jelena's World), featuring Justine Henin, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ana Ivanovic, Elena Dementieva, Anna Chakvetadze and other notable players.. Janković announced on Instagram that she will participate in an exhibition tournament in Belgrade, partnering with Novak Djokovic in a mixed doubles match. Jelena Jankovic’s boyfriend is Mla?an Janovi?. 1, Lindsay Davenport, in Davenport's first singles tournament since giving birth. "I am happy to have become a UNICEF ambassador for Serbia. In March at the Tier I Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Janković lost in the semifinals to Ana Ivanovic. In Beijing, Janković was the defending finalist but fell in three sets to Alizé Cornet in the opening round. However, she managed to reach the semifinals at Miami, losing to Maria Sharapova in straight sets. Jelena Jankovic has not been previously engaged. 1, Amélie Mauresmo. PARIS - FEBRUARY 11: Jelena Jankovic of Serbia reacts at her match at Open GDF SUEZ WTA tournament, Pierre de. At the French Open, Janković reached the third round for the first time, where she lost to world No. Sport Janković počistila protivnicu za manje od sat vremena. Is Jelena Jankovic married or single, who is she dating now and previously? Despite coming to North America with 2–4 season record, Janković made the final at the BNP Paribas Open, beating reigning Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys, Belinda Bencic and Sabine Lisicki en route. She went on to defeat Dinara Safina in the final to win the first Tier I title of her career. Janković was the seventh seed at the Italian Open. In the Fed Cup semifinals against Russia in Moscow, Janković defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Svetlana Kuznetsova. She has competed against Serena Williams. Janković reached the 4th round at the US Open where she lost to Belinda Bencic in straight sets. In June, she reached her first grass-court final at Birmingham, but lost to Maria Sharapova. , During the Fed Cup tie versus Spain, Janković lost both of her matches to Carla Suárez Navarro and Garbiñe Muguruza. Jelena Jankovic (SRB) at Roland Garros 2009. She was the fourth seed and received a first round bye. 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. List of WTA matches involving Janković. Seeded nineteenth, she received a bye into the second round and beat Carina Witthöft in straight sets. Janković lost in the second round of the Australian Open to world No. Join Facebook to connect with Jankovic Jelena and others you may know. 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. At the 2008 Sony Ericsson Open, Miami, they met in a final for the first time. At the Aegon Classic, Janković defeated Tereza Smitková and Casey Dellacqua to advance to the third round. 1 singles players, WTA rankings incepted on November 3, 1975, (year first held/year last held – number of weeks (w)), current No. She then lost to Zheng Saisai. ", "French Open: Battling Ivanovic joins Safina in Roland Garros final", "Ana Ivanovic decides to skip Fed Cup tie against Slovakia | Ana Ivanovic", "Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic have buried past issues", "BNP Paribas Open – Ivanovic Ousts Defending Champion Jankovic", "Maria Sharapova to meet Ana Ivanovic in Stuttgart WTA final", "Serena Williams crashes out as Jelena Jankovic powers past Ana Ivanovic", "J. Jankovic – V. Zvonareva Head to Head Game Statistics, Tennis Tournament Results – Tennis Statistics Wettpoint", "Serbian Jankovic bags Kremlin Cup title", "Wimbledon: No. Janković reached the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships, beating fourth seed Samantha Stosur but losing to Caroline Wozniacki in the semifinal, Wozniacki's first win in five attempts against Janković. She lost to Garbiñe Muguruza in her opening match. At the French Open Janković made it to the quarterfinals but lost to Sharapova in three sets. Pisces Tennis Player #11. At the Fed Cup qualifying, Janković defeated Slovakia's Magdaléna Rybáriková in her first singles match, but fell to Hantuchová in her second. The following week, Janković played in the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, where she defeated Venus Williams in the semifinals and Nadia Petrova in the final. 1 position if she had won the event. Jelena Jankovic was born on February 28, 1985 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. At the Australian Open in 2008 quarterfinal, Janković won in two sets. 730 Followers, 134 Following, 1,883 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jelena Jankovic (@stojjanovicmajja)  However, she lost in the second round to Andrea Petkovic. Competing in the fourth round of a Grand Slam event for the first time, she lost to ninth-seeded Anastasia Myskina. Janković also has an endorsement with Prince Sports: in her early career until 2007, she played with the original Prince O3 Red; from 2008 to 2010 she used the Prince O3 SpeedPort Pro White; from 2011 to 2013 Janković played with different types of racquets and in 2012 and 2013 she chose blacked out ones; since January 2014 Janković has been playing with the Prince O3 Red LS. This improved her ranking to a new career-high of world No. At Italian Open, Janković lost to world No. Jelena Jankovic of Serbia reacts at Open GDF Suez.  Their first meeting was in 2005 with Zvonareva winning a second round match in Rome. To begin the year, Janković won the second title of her career at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, defeating Vera Zvonareva in the final. She beat twenty-sixth seed Laura Siegemund and Julia Görges in her first two rounds. 1 ranking to Serena Williams as a result. Their opening round match at the Tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics was their first and only match on grass.  Ranked sixty-three at the French Open, Janković was defeated in the first round by qualifier Richèl Hogenkamp. Janković then suffered a shocking loss to wildcard Océane Dodin in the first round of the US Open. Please check back soon for updates. Jelena Jankovic.  Seeded twenty-second at the Wimbledon Championships, Janković lost in a second round thriller to qualifier Marina Erakovic. Her clay court season started in Charleston, where she was the second seed and defending finalist. Janković's final event of the year was the Tour Championships, where she qualified for the fourth consecutive year, as the sixth seed. She was born the third child of Veselin and Sneana who were both economists and she has two brothers.  In a match that lasted three sets and saw one player try to gain authority over the other, Ivanovic prevailed; the result saw Ivanovic claim the world No. Of the six tournaments she played during the remainder of the year, she reached the quarterfinals at five. In the Kremlin Cup in Moscow, Janković defeated defending champion Dementieva in the semifinals before triumphing against Vera Zvonareva in the final for her third title in three weeks, the first time for a player on the WTA Tour to do so since 2005. In Miami, Janković fell in her opening match for the second straight year when she was defeated by Victoria Azarenka. They have also met twice at the WTA Tour Championships, both times in the semifinals with Williams winning in three sets on both occasions. Janković lost in the first round of Madrid Open to Chanelle Scheepers. , Janković started her season at the Shenzhen Open where she lost in the first round to second seed Simona Halep. Janković lost in the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open to eventual champion Aravane Rezaï. At Roland Garros, Janković was seeded sixth and she reached the fourth round where she lost to Errani again.  At the Italian Open, Janković was defeated in the first round by Eugenie Bouchard. She reached the 1/16 round at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, where she was defeated by later declared Newcomer of the year Eugenie Bouchard. Her ranking dropped to No. Featuring George Michael was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Ronald Reagan (Republican) was the U.S. President. In the quarterfinals she handed Venus Williams the heaviest loss in her career, surrendering only one game. She lost to Eugenie Bouchard in three sets, continuing her three-set misery for 2014. Featuring George Michael was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Ronald Reagan (Republican) was the U.S. President. As of 2020, Jelena Jankovic is dating Mla?an Janovi?.  In Prague at the J&T Banka Prague Open, Janković lost in the first round to eventual finalist Kristýna Plíšková. She won the 2007 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title with Jamie Murray. She faced top seed Petra Kvitová for a place in the quarterfinals but retired midway due to right hip injury. Janković kicked off 2014 at the premier-level event Brisbane International as the number four seed. On 30 November Janković played a humanitarian match in Pionir Hall. She lost the match 3–6, 6–2, 6–7. She lost in the first round to Sorana Cîrstea. Tennis player who won the 2007 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles title with Jamie Murray. During the North American summer hard-court season, Janković reached the semifinals of the East West Bank Classic in Carson, California, but lost there to fellow Serb Ana Ivanovic, having held two match points in the final set.  At the US Open, Janković lost in the first round to thirteenth seed Petra Kvitová.. " Janković then lost in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne to Gisela Dulko after Janković failed to hold leads of 5–2 in the second set and 5–2 in the tiebreaker.. Janković's grass court season began in 's-Hertogenbosch where she was the second seed. (VIDEO) 09:15 20.01.2014 Sport. Janković 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. 3. 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. Jelena Janković poražena u osmini finala! Međutim, umesto veridbe, usledio je raskid. In August, she participated in Montreal as the seventh seed. In the second round she lost to Garbiñe Muguruza and dropped out of the top 20 as a result.  In Beijing at the China Open, Janković lost in the first round to Kristina Mladenovic. She also competed in the doubles tournament with Katarina Srebotnik and lost in the semifinals. Both matches required a third set. She routinely advanced to the semifinals where she faced Bencic but lost in straight sets. This was Janković's first singles title of the year. 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Because of her results at these tournaments, her ranking rose to world No. She attended Megatrend University. Simona Halep, Out!  At the Mallorca Open, Janković was defeated in the first round by third seed and defending champion Caroline Garcia.  They have met 12 times, with Ivanovic leading 9–3 overall. They never met on carpet or grass. After losing her opening match to Zvonareva, Janković reportedly collapsed in the locker room, yet still came out to play Clijsters the next day and lost. She suffered a second-round upset at the hands of Laura Siegemund.  Their most recent meeting was in the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in 2014 with Janković losing again in straight sets.. At the WTA Tour Championships Janković lost her first match to Azarenka but bounced back defeating Safina and Wozniacki to clinch the first berth in her group. 1 in singles, a ranking achieved preceding her finals appearance at the 2008 US Open.  Janković lost her world No. 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, the Internazionali BNL d'Italia twice, in 2007 and 2008, and the aforementioned appearance in the finals of the 2008 US Open. 108 at the time after a lengthy injury lay-off) in the semifinals, before losing to third-seeded Elena Dementieva in the final.  She then lost to third seed Agnieszka Radwańska in the fourth round. The surgery prevented her from practicing for three weeks. This included a run to the semifinals at the China Open in Beijing, defeating world No. She then played in the Fed Cup against Slovakia, beating Daniela Hantuchová and winning an epic doubles match with Aleksandra Krunić against Hantuchová and Magdaléna Rybáriková, saving three match points. Tennis Player Born in Yugoslavia #3. " She was the second-seeded player at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, losing in the second round to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. She was defeated by Ana Ivanovic in the fourth round. 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. Janković reached the E-boks Sony Ericsson Open in Copenhagen semifinals before losing to second seed Angelique Kerber. View the profiles of people named Jelena Jankovic. It was the first time since 2010 that Janković made the second week and won consecutive matches at Wimbledon; her performance also made 2015 the first year since 2007 that Janković won more than 5 grass court matches. Like many celebrities and famous people, Jelena keeps her love life private. She defeated three Japanese players consecutively, Misaki Doi, Ayumi Morita, and Kurumi Nara, to reach the fourth round that set up a rematch against up and Simona Halep, where Janković lost in three sets. Janković then hung tough against world No. Check out the latest Jelena Jankovic photos and pictures on ESPN.com. 28 in the world.  Ranked sixty-seven at the Wimbledon Championships, Janković lost in round one to ninth seed Agnieszka Radwańska. 1s Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic Fight to End Droughts, "Ivanovic Wins The Battle of Serbia | Fistpumps and Ajdes", "Ana Ivanovic wins the battle of Serbia to claim No1 position", "Can Serbia's women return to their best in 2013? , Seeded sixth at the Jiangxi International Women's Tennis Open, Janković was defeated in the second round by Chinese qualifier Lu Jingjing. After this result she will be world No. She defeated American wildcard Irina Falconi in the first round. This propelled her to a career high in doubles, No. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. 2, Victoria Azarenka in three tough sets. 1 for 17 consecutive weeks until she was overtaken by Serena Williams on 2 February 2009. Time magazine called them “The Me Me Me Generation” because they want it all. 1, Kim Clijsters. She was ranked world No.  She had never lost her opener in Melbourne prior to this. She has not been previously engaged. In 2004, they played their first match in San Diego; Serena won in three sets. 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. As a result, Janković returned to the top 20. , Ranked forty at the US Open, Janković lost in the second round to eleventh seed Carla Suárez Navarro. Jelena Jankovic Fans Also Viewed . Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. There, she lost to fourth-seeded Serena Williams. Seeded fourth at the Sydney International, Janković was upset in the first round by Ekaterina Makarova in straight sets. Her ranking went down to world No.  Seeded fourteenth at the Qatar Total Open, Janković was tested by qualifier Jana Čepelová in the first round but managed to win in three sets. Janković lost her next three matches in Indian Wells, Miami, and in Charleston to Venus Williams.  Janković found herself needing to qualify for the main draw at the Qatar Total Open, and she did so successfully. Her main weakness is her serve. Kurz vor dem Start der US Open 2007 besuchte die 3. , As the eighth seed at the Taiwan Open, Janković was stunned by Kurumi Nara in the first round, despite having taken the first set. Janković had successful nose surgery immediately after Madrid to correct a breathing problem. 7, Nadia Petrova in the quarterfinals, before losing to world No. This loss would tie up the rivalry between Janković and the seven-time Grand Slam champion at seven wins apiece. 1, Caroline Wozniacki. The following month at the Rome Masters, Janković overcame Camila Giorgi and Magdaléna Rybáriková to set up a third round clash with Kvitová for a place in the last eight but was defeated by the fourth seeded Czech in straight sets. Janković's next tournament was the Sony Ericsson Open where she lost to Andrea Petkovic in the quarterfinals. They started dating in 2008. She was born on Thursday, February 28, 1985. She then lost in the second round of the Apia International to third seed Victoria Azarenka. She lost in the second round to seventh seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association, but the first woman to have done so without ever having reached a Grand Slam final and only the third woman (the others being Amélie Mauresmo and Kim Clijsters) to have become world No. She made her first Tier I semifinal in Berlin, losing to Nadia Petrova. During the Eighties, Berlin Wall crumbled, new computer technologies emerged and blockbuster movies and MTV reshaped pop culture. 4. Two years later, in the semifinal of the 2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia Janković won in three sets, saving match point in doing so and coming back from 5–2 down in the final set tie-break. The 1980s was the decade of big hair, big phones, pastel suits, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik’s cubes, Yuppies, Air Jordans, shoulder pads and Pac Man. 1 … She is a student at the Megatrend University in Belgrade, studying economics. She then beat reigning world No. The unseeded pair won the tournament. View Jelena Jankovic’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Janković started her 2016 season in Brisbane, but lost in the first round against recent US Open finalist and eighth seed Roberta Vinci in three sets despite being up a set. 1? 1 ranking for the first time, however Janković would herself claim the ranking later that year. 1 had she reached the final. Janković then reached the final of the Family Circle Cup, losing there to defending champion and world No. Janković's form tailed off following the US Open. Janković finished the year at a career-high ranking of world No.  Janković made an early exit from Indian Wells the following week, losing to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round.  Janković 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. 51 in the world. Jelena Jankovi? was born in Kotor, Montenegro and is currently 36 years old. Za loše plasmane na turnirima krive su Jelenine povrede. The pair were involved in a long-running feud in early 2010, arising from Ivanovic's decision not to play in Serbia's Fed Cup World Group play-off against Slovakia due to her poor form at the time. Janković reached the final of Dallas and the third round of the US Open, but was defeated by second seed Agnieszka Radwańska. The run in Miami returned Janković to the world's top 20 for the first time in almost one year.. This results meant she entered the top 5 in the world rankings for the first time. 4. She has competed against Serena Williams. 5, Dementieva in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. Her next set of tournaments were during the Middle-Eastern hard court swing at Doha and Dubai. The majority (7) of their matches occurred during the 2007 season. For the first time since 2001, she was unranked in the WTA singles rankings. Janković did eventually replace Ivanovic as the world No. However, she lost to compatriot and eventual champion Ivanovic after leading by a break in the third set. 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. 1 in the world. She lost to eventual champion Angelique Kerber. Janković leads 4–2 on clay courts and 1–0 on grass, whilst Venus leads 4–1 on hard.