US Open, 🇺🇸🍎🗽🚕 R1 Preview + Prediction
(13) 🇨🇿 Petra Kvitova vs 🇷🇸 Jelena Jankovic
Petra Kvitova and Jelena Jankovic will kick-start proceedings on the Louis Armstrong Arena for the 2017 U.S Open. This is a tough first round match-up between two players that have been close to the top of the game for a long time. These two have a very competitive rivalry, Kvitova holds a slight 4-3 head-to-head record over Jankovic. Both have been struggling with injury and poor form lately, especially Jankovic. It will be interesting to see who can step it up and raise their level for this big first round clash at Flushing Meadows.
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Wimbledon 🇬🇧💂🍓 Day 2, R1 Match Preview:
(9) 🇵🇱 Agnieszka Radwanska vs 🇷🇸 Jelena Jankovic
A fascinating opening round clash on Tuesday at SW19 sees Agnieszka Radwanska face Jelena Jankovic, arguably the toughest first round match-up in the entire draw. Agnieszka Radwanska has long threatened to claim an elusive first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon but has fallen just short on a few occasions. The Pole has a few more chances but brings very poor from into this year’s Championships. Jankovic also brings poor form into this event. This looms as a tight battle between two experienced, desperate competitors.
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Miami Open, 🇺🇸🌴🐬 R1 Match Preview
🇷🇸 Jelena Jankovic vs 🇰🇿 Yaroslava Shvedova
A fascinating opening round match in Miami sees two veterans of the tour go head-to-head, Jelena Jankovic and Yaroslava Shvedova. Both Jankovic and Shvedova have struggled to produce their best tennis in 2017 but both will be hopeful that will change soon, especially after seeing so many of their fellow competitors playing their career best tennis in their 30’s. Jankovic has a dominant record over Shvedova but her recent form suggests that this match is far from a certainty.
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Qatar Total Open, 🇶🇦 First Round Match Preview:
🇷🇺 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova vs (Q) 🇷🇸 Jelena Jankovic
Tuesday’s first match on Centre Court at the Qatar Total Open features Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Jelena Jankovic. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova made a brilliant start to the season having reached the quarter-final stage at the Australian Open for the first time in her career, the Russian who is often plagued with inconsistency will be keen to maintain a high level over the next couple of weeks. Pavlyuchenkova has a great record against Jankovic but the Serb is never easy to overcome and will be better acclimatized to the conditions having won three matches in the qualifying draw.
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Australian Open, 🇦🇺 First Round Match Preview
(26) 🇩🇪 Laura Siegemund vs 🇷🇸 Jelena Jankovic
One of the toughest opening round matches on Monday at the Australian Open features the 26th seeded Laura Siegemund and former world number 1 Jelena Jankovic. Siegemund caused a big upset when she eliminated Jankovic from the second round at the Australian Open last year in their only previous meeting. The Serbian veteran will be desperate for revenge but Siegemund is never as easy opponent to beat.
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