January 9, 2007

Information about Jelena Jankovic

Personal facts

About her

  • Tennis player
  • Born February 28, 1985
  • Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)
  • 1.77 m (5 feet 10 inches)
  • 59 kg (130 pounds)

Family

  • Parents: Snežana and Veselin Jankovic
  • Siblings: two brothers

Accomplishments

Victories in singles

  • Winner in Auckland, New Zealand by beating Vera Zvonareva: 2007.
  • Winner in Budapest, Hungary by beating Martina Suchá: 2004.
  • Winner in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (ITF) by beating Henrieta Nagyová: 2003.

Victories in doubles

  • Winner with her Chinese partner Na Li in Birmingham, United Kingdom: 2006.

Olympic Games

  • She participated in one Olympic Games in Athens, Greece (2004) by representing Serbia and Montenegro.

Title

  • Best tennis player of Serbia: 2004.

Tennis facts

Plays

  • Right-handed
  • Two-handed backhand

World ranking

  • During the interview (November 1, 2006), she was ranked 12th in the world in singles according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
  • Her best WTA world ranking in singles is the 1st place on August 11, 2008.