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Janković was born in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia, as the third child of Veselin and Snezana two economists. She has two brothers, Marko (Марко) and Stefan. She is a student at the Megatrend University in Belgrade, studying economics; however, she has put her course of study on indefinite hold as she continues to pursue her tennis career. Janković learned her first tennis skills at the Tennis Club 'Red Star'. As a nine-and-a-half year old she was introduced to tennis by her elder brother and fitness coach Marko. With 11 years has won the national championship in the competition to 12 years. She was later trained at the Tennis Academy of Nick Bollettieri.
Elsewhere in her 2004 season, she defeated top 20 players Nadia Petrova (twice), Vera Zvonareva, Patty Schnyder and Paola Suárez. Janković finished 2004 ranked No. 28 in the world.
She was ranked World No. 1 for seventeen consecutive weeks until she was overtaken by Serena Williams on February 2, 2009. She was the year-end World No. 1 in 2008, the second player in the history of the WTA tour to do this without winning a Grand Slam title, after Kim Clijsters.
Janković has reached the singles final of the US Open and the singles semifinals of the Australian Open and the French Open. In 2007, she became the first Serbian player to win a Grand Slam Title when she won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title with British partner Jamie Murray.
She is one of only seven players who has defeated both Williams sisters at the same tournament and one of three players who were World No.1 and as a junior and a senior. Janković is also known for being one of the most consistent Top 10 players, entering it in early 2007 and the only one never falling out of Top 10 ever since.
the 2010 season in Sydney. She lost in the first round to Ágnes Szávay, 7–5, 1–6, 5–7 having been seeded 7th for the tournament. During the Australian Open, Janković, seeded eighth, defeated opponents Monica Niculescu and Katie O'Brien in straight sets before losing to number 31-seed Alona Bondarenko in the 3rd round.
Next represented Serbia in the 2010 Fed Cup. In her first match, she rallied from 4–6, 1–4 down to defeat Alisa Kleybanova 4–6, 6–4, 6–0. In her next Fed Cup match, she defeated reigning French Open Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6–3, 4–6, 6–3. In the deciding doubles match, she partnered with Ana Ivanović. Ivanović and Janković fell to Kuznetsova and Kleybanova. Her next scheduled tournament was the 2010 Dubai Tennis Championships. Having a first round bye, she defeated Aravane Rezaï 4–6, 6–4, 7–5. She then lost to Vera Zvonareva in the third round, causing her ranking to fall to 9th in the world.
Janković then traveled to New York to play in the 2010 US Open where she was seeded No. 4. In the first round, she defeated Simona Halep 6–4, 4–6, 7–5 and defeated Mirjana Lucic in the second round 6–4, 3–6, 6–2. She was defeated by Kaia Kanepi in the third round, losing 6–2, 7–6(1). Had she won the US Open, she would have once again become the No. 1 player in the world.
Janković's next tournament was the 2010 Toray Pan Pacific Open, where was seeded No. 3 and was the runner up last year. Due to her seeding, she received a bye in the first round and defeated Alona Bondarenko 6–4, 6–1 in the second round. In the third round, she lost for the second straight time to Kaia Kanepi, 6–4 6–4. She then traveled to China to play in the 2010 China Open, where she was seeded no. 3. In the first round, she defeated Klára Zakopalová 7–5, 7–5, but eventually fell in the third round against fellow Serbian player Bojana Jovanovski in three sets, Janković lost 6–4, 2–6, 2–6.
She was placed in the White Group, consisting of the No. 2 seed Vera Zvonareva, No. 3 seed Kim Clijsters, and No. 8 seed Victoria Azarenka. After losing her opening match to Zvonareva 3 and 0 Janković reportedly collapsed in the locker room. She was advised to go to hospital but refused and came out to play Clijsters the next day and lost the match. Janković's torrid time in Doha came to an end when she lost her third and final group match to Azerenka. This loss again in straight sets ment that she had lost her last 10 sets of tennis played, bring an end to her 2010 season.
She began 2011 by falling in the first round to France's Aravane Rezaï in three sets at the Medibank International Sydney. Her poor form continued at the Australian Open, losing in the second round against Shuai Peng 7–6 (7–3) 6–3, after defeating the Russian Alla Kudryavtseva in the 1st round.
Despite a dismal start to the season, Jankovic did well to reach the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships beating Kaia Kanepi and 4th seed Samantha Stosur. However, she lost to Caroline Wozniacki in the semi final 7–5, 6–3, despite having a 4–0 head to head against her as well as having four set points in the 1st set. The defeat in the end can be contributed to tiredness Jankovic noted.
Up next for Jankovic was the Qatar Ladies Open. She reached the semi-finals again, losing to Vera Zvonareva 1–6, 6–2, 4–6. The Russian has now beaten the Serb in their last five meetings. She then reached the final of the Monterrey Open, where she was defeated by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6–2, 2–6, 3–6, despite being up a set. Indian Wells Masters was next for Jankovic, where she is the defending champion. She was given a bye in the first round and defeated the American wildcard, Coco Vandeweghe 6–2, 6–1. She then defeated German Julia Görges 6–2, 6–4 in the third round. She was defeated by fellow Serb Ana Ivanović in the fourth round, losing 4–6, 2–6.
She then played Fed Cup against Slovakia. She appeared on sunday's singles match against Daniela Hantuchová which she won 6–2 3–6 7–5, despite being down 3–1 in the third set. Later on, she won an epic doubles match with Aleksandra Krunic against Daniela Hantuchová and Magdalena Rybarikova 2–6 7–5 9–7, despite being down 6–2 5–1 30–0 and saving 3 match points. With this, Serbia was placed in World Group I again.
Her next tournament was the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. She was seeded 7th and faced Beatriz Garcia Vidagany in the first round; she won 6–1, 6–2. In the second round, she was defeated by Germany's Andrea Petkovic 6–3, 1–6, 3–6. Next up for Jankovic was the Mutua Madrilena Madrid Open. She drew Spanish wildcard Laura Pous-Tio in the first round; Jankovic won comprehensively 6–2, 6–0. She lost to Lucie Šafářová in the second round 4–6 6–4 5–7.
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