She then reached the final of the , where she was defeated by despite being up a set. Janković then hung tough against world number 9 and top-seeded Janković's third top-ten win of the year , coming back from a set down to capture the title with a 3—6,7—6 4 ,6—1 victory. Also, she added that she lost a lot of muscle mass, had not done any activity in past two months and that she needs time to get back in normal form. Janković's strong start to the year meant that some considered her a title threat at the ; however, she was eliminated in the fourth round by the eventual champion , who was ranked 81st in the world at the time. Janković lost in the 2nd round at to.
Janković won at the in 2006 in straight sets, and Serena won at the. Jenna is affable, has a great sense of humor, and a captivating smile. Janković and then fell to Rybáriková and Hantuchová in the deciding doubles match. At the in , Janković defeated and saving four match points. At the final of the , Charleston, Serena won in three sets.
However, she did reach a new career-high of world no. Jenna Jenovich was born Belgrade, Serbia. She started modeling at age 14, when a talent manager at a wedding discovered her. Janković finished 2004 ranked no. Her determination comes from her parents, who moved to Germany in 1993, from their war-torn homeland, amidst the turmoil that collectively became known as the Yugoslav Wars. Janković opened her grass court season at the , where she reached the last 16 before losing to.
Her last tournament of the season was the inaugural where she was the top seed. She then handed another German, , a defeat, this time in straight sets. As a result, Janković returned to the Top 20. She also competed in the doubles tournament with and lost in the semifinals. Inspired by a better life for their entire family, and driven by their own dreams, Jenna's parents immigrated to the U. During the North American summer hard-court season, Janković reached the semifinals of the in , but lost there to fellow Serb , having held two match points in the final set.
Being able to hit effective drive, drop and swinging volleys. Janković beat , and fifth-seeded but then lost to in the semifinals. Janković rebounded in the clay-court season, defeating on a third set tiebreak in the semifinals of the in. Despite her good form leading up to the , Janković's inconsistency continued, as she suffered a shock second-round defeat by despite having match points in the third-set tie-break. Henin 3—6, 6—4, 6—4 0 5 6. She is one of nine players who won a 6—0 set against Serena: , , , , , , and.
She then lost four of her next five matches, being defeated in the opening rounds of the , the and in Brussels before a second round loss at the to young American. She reached the semifinals of the tournament, falling to. At the Janković was defeated by in the fourth round. At the , Janković lost to in the quarterfinals.
At the in , Janković was upset in the quarterfinals by former , in Davenport's first singles tournament since giving birth. Her work keeps her voyaging everywhere throughout the U. Janković lost in the semifinals of the to eventual champion in straight sets, having defeated defending champion en route. Janković then suffered her second consecutive opening round at a Grand Slam when she fell to qualifier in straight sets at the. Janković won first two matches in three-setters at the and then made the biggest upset during the tournament by taking out the defending champion and world number 2 Kvitová in the third round, having lost their two previous matches this year.
Janković finished the season in the Top 10 for the first time since 2010 at no. Bartoli hit 34 winners, compared to Janković's 17 and won 81 percent of her first serve points, compared to Janković's 56 percent. Janković's next tournament was the where she lost to in the quarterfinals. However, given the fact that six of her fifteen titles have come on clay, this could also be considered her best surface.