Player Profiles

(4) Jelena Jankovic

  • DOB: 28/02/1985
  • Nationality: Serbian
  • Became Pro: 2000
  • Height: 1.77
Jankovic - upset by Oudin in 2009.

Player Profile

Jankovic has slipped down the rankings over the past couple of years but after a good claycourt season she will arrive in SW19 in decent nick.

She looked a serious title contender at the French Open until running into an inspired Sam Stosur in the last four and duly won just three games.

As long as that hasn't dented confidence too much, Jankovic should arrive in fine fettle.

However, this isn't really her surface - and her comments show that. In 2008 it was the organisers getting a blast for having the temerity to put her on an outside court, while last year she showed little respect to the opponent who had just beaten her, Melanie Oudin.

Tamarine Tanasugarn upset the Serb the year before and Jankovic has yet to reach the quarter-finals here in six attempts.

A candidate for an early exit if she is not at her best.

Ten-year Grand Slam History

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Australian Open R2R3R4SFR4R2R2R2R2-
French Open -SFR4SFSFR3R1R1--
Wimbledon --R3R4R4R4R3R1--
US Open -R3R2RUQFSFR3R2--

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Williams - world number one. Venus - five-time champion in SW19. Wozniacki - popular with fans. Jankovic - upset by Oudin in 2009. Schiavone - French Open champion. Stosur - impressive on clay in 2010. Radwanska - former junior champion. Clijsters - back for more. Li - broke top 10 this year. Pennetta - not a great record on grass. Bartoli - former finalist in SW19. Petrova - dangerous player when fully fit. Peer - good start to the season. Azarenka - has struggled of late. Wickmayer - plenty to prove on grass. Sharapova - Edgbaston finalist.

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