Ivanovic, Jankovic move into US Open 3rd round
Former top-ranked players Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic of
Serbia are quietly into the third round of the U.S. Open with
impressive performances so far.
Each has dropped just nine games through two straight-set wins.
The 12th-seeded Ivanovic beat 51st-ranked Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden
6-2, 6-2 on Thursday. Jankovic, seeded 30th, defeated 115th-ranked
Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino of Spain 6-4, 6-2.
Both women reached No. 1 in the world in 2008, a breakthrough
year for Serbian tennis when Ivanovic won the French Open and
countryman Novak Djokovic took the Australian Open.
While Djokovic has since won four more Grand Slam titles,
Ivanovic and Jankovic have often struggled in the last four