Jankovic upsets Azarenka in straight sets at Istanbul WTA Championships

Johannesburg, Oct 24 (ANI): Belarussian player Victoria Azarenka's chances of proving to be a challenge for Serena Williams' title at the WTA Championships took a significant beating when she was defeated 6-4, 6-3 by Jelena Jankovic in Istanbul on Wednesday.

According to Sport24, the world number two from Belarussia admits to having become over-tired near the end of the season, and once the intelligent and strongly-focussed Jankovic had tenaciously clung to her break to take the first set, she began to make steady progress.

It was a tremendous result for the Serbian, who has only just climbed back into the top eight after two years following injury problems, and had not beaten seventh-seed Azarenka for four years, the report said.

Azarenka said that what had happened has definitely made her understand how to schedule things better, adding that it is another learning experience for her. (ANI)


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