Jankovic ends hopes of British teenager Robson
Monday 21 June 2010
Serbia's Jelena Jankovic survived a nervy first-round test against British teenage wildcard Laura Robson at Wimbledon today.
With main home hope Andy Murray not in action until tomorrow all eyes were on the 2008 junior champion Robson and she pushed Jankovic hard before succumbing 6-3 7-6 on Centre Court.
Fourth seed Jankovic, who is yet to reach the semi-final at Wimbledon, looked relieved after flicking away a backhand winner at 6-5 in the tiebreak to end Robson's resistance.
She will play Canada's Alexandra Wozniak for a place in the third round.
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