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Jelena Jankovic Quotes

Jelena Jankovic
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March 24, 2015: “I put myself in the position to win the match, to serve it out. I got a little bit nervous, a little bit tentative, and that was my big mistake. The nerves—I got the nerves. My arm was super heavy. I could not even lift it. I mean, I don’t know if you guys know, if you play sports and if you sometimes get nervous, but this is what happens. I don’t know. The arm wouldn’t go up. It’s just I couldn’t hit through the shot. That’s what happened. I’m saying it honestly. I’m not going to lie. I’m not going to say excuses. It’s just the way it is, and that’s it.
Jelena Jankovic, who was ahead by a set and a service break twice and served at 5-4 for the Indian Wells title, confiding that nerves did her in as she succumbed 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 to Simona Halep.
January 7, 2009: "I don't pay attention to what people say. There are always some people saying something, and I have my own goals. I play tennis for my own goals. What people say isn't going to distract me from that. And not many people can say that they have been the world No 1."
Jelena Jankovic, on critics who argue that she doesn't deserve the No. 1 ranking because she's never won a Grand Slam title, in The Telegraph (UK).

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