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Tennis: Second-seeded Jankovic upset at Indian Wells

Second-seeded Serbian Jelena Jankovic crashed out of the Indian Wells hardcourt tournament yesterday, falling in straight sets to Russian teenager Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

sports Updated: Mar 15, 2009 10:02 IST

Second-seeded Serbian Jelena Jankovic crashed out of the Indian Wells hardcourt tournament on Saturday, falling in straight sets to Russian teenager Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Pavlyuchenkova, currently ranked at a career-high of 42 in the world, beat former world number one Jankovic, now ranked third in the world, 6-4, 6-4.

The French-based 17-year-old, owner of three Grand Slam junior titles, will continue her quest for a first WTA Tour title when she meets Karin Knapp in the third round.