Saturday, 17 September 2011

Jelena Jankovic Tennis Star Profile,Bio and Images 2011

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Jelena Jankovic Profile
Singles Ranking:    8
Doubles Ranking:    101
Country:    Serbia
Birth Date:    28 February 1985
Birth Place:    Belgrade, Serbia
Residence:    Dubai, UAE
Height:    1.78 metres ( 5 ft. 10 in. )
Weight:    59.1 kilos ( 130 lbs. )
Plays:    Right Handed

Jelena Jankovic was born on 28th February 28, 1985 in Belgrade, Serbia as the daughter of economists Veselin and Snezana Jankovic. She was introduced to tennis by her elder brother and fitness coach Marko at the age of 9.  She turned into the professional tennis player in 2000, and she showed wonderful performance in tennis at the junior level. She won ‘junior Australian Open Championship’ in 2001. In 2003, she reached in 90th rank position by winning the first ‘ITF title’ in Dubai. In 2004 season, she defeated top twenty players including Nadia Petrova  Vera Zvonareva, Patty Schnyder and Paola Suarez and finished that season with rank no 28 in the world. Jankovic gained her greatest achievement in her tennis career in 2008. At the end of that year, she was the World no 1 tennis player, and she remained that position until she was overtaken by Serena Williams on February, 2009. She is the first No. 1 tennis player  in the history of the WTA tour who has not yet won a singles Grand Slam title. Now, she is ranked World No.9 position. In addition, she has reached the singles final of the ‘US Open’ and the singles semifinals of the ‘Australian Open’ and the ‘French Open’. In 2007, she won the ‘Wimbledon mixed doubles title’ with British partner Jamie Murray and she became the first Serbian player to win a Grand Slam Title. Jankovic is often regarded as one of the fittest and toughest players in women’s tennis. She is expert in all surfaces. Her stamina is incredible and she can play more matches than any other women tennis player in the world. “Jelenin svet” is a documentary about her life, which features Jankovic and other notable players such as Justine Henin, Svetlana Kuznetsova and Ana Ivanovic. She was the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Serbia alongside Ana Ivanovic, Aleksandar Djordjevic and Emir Kusturica in 2007. In addition, she had made endorsement deals with ‘Reebok’ sportswear, ‘Anta Sports’, ‘Prince Sports’, ‘Aqua Viva Hydroactive’ Water, etc. .

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