Seeded third at the Australian Open she defeated Tsvetana Pironkova.As the fourth seed, she received a bye into the second round where she defeated Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens in straight sets. She lost in straight sets to Ekaterina Makarova in the first round.Read Full Story Jelena Jankovic has enjoyed a breakout season in 2007. Jankovic was born in Belgrade in then-Yugoslavia (now Serbia) as one of three children.As of August 20th, she has won four singles titles in '07, giving her five career wins and has moved all the way up to #3 in the rankings. In 2008, Jankovic announced that she was dating Serbian water polo player Mladan Janovic.She went into the French Open among the favorites, following the sudden retirement of four-time champion Justine Henin. However, she lost in the semifinals, to eventual champion Venus Williams and ended the year as world no.However, she lost to compatriot and eventual champion Ivanovic after leading by a break in the third set. However, she did reach a new career-high of world no. The Olympic Committee of Serbia declared her the best sportswoman for the second year in a row.
Kerber conquered Kerber is a former Wimbledon semi-finalist but the German faced an opponent who has form when it comes to causing shocks, having beaten Serena Williams at last year's French Open.
Lisicki could not cope with Bacsinszky as the Swiss won Bacsinszky's fourth-round opponent is Romania's Monica Niculescu, 27, who is through to the second week at Wimbledon for the first time after beating year-old Czech player Kristyna Pliskova It is the second time in Niculescu's career that she has made it into the fourth round of a Grand Slam, after getting that far at the US Open. She lost a tight match with a second-set tiebreaker to Serena Williams in the semifinals. However while playing in the rain she dropped ten consecutive games, got treatment from a trainer on her hand and subsequently ended up losing the match in three sets. She beat Eugenie Bouchard to reach her first quarterfinal on grass courts this season.
She defeated Kateryna Kozlova in the first round, followed by a three-set thriller against Ana Konjuh and then comfortably beating Katerina Siniakova in the third round.
After 55 hours of travel time to get to Rio from Montreal she lost in the first round match to Saisai Zheng. In the final, she beat Elina Svitolina in straight sets to win her first ever Connecticut Open title and the 19th title of her career.
She lost to 18 year old Ana Konjuh in the fourth round. She returned to Singapore for the sixth consecutive year, the longest active streak on the tour.