Jankovic beats Goerges in 2 sets at Wimbledon

Updated: 24 June 2009 11:14 IST

Jelena Jankovic has reached the second round at Wimbledon by beating Julia Goerges 6-4, 7-6 (0).

Jankovic beats Goerges in 2 sets at Wimbledon

England:

Jelena Jankovic has reached the second round at Wimbledon by beating Julia Goerges 6-4, 7-6 (0).

The former No. 1 was pushed hard by Goerges in the second set on Tuesday but cruised in the tiebreaker after a number of unforced errors from the German. Goerges missed a simple overhead smash at the net to give Jankovic a 4-0 lead, and then missed a forehand return on match point.

The sixth-seeded Jankovic struggled with her serve in the first set but saved seven of eight break points, while breaking Goerges twice.

Jankovic has fallen to No. 6 in the rankings and is looking for her first Grand Slam title. She reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon the last three years.



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