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Bogotá Gallery: Stylish Finish For JJ

The drama was building all week at the first clay court event of the year and it was Jelena Jankovic who came out on top, winning the 13th WTA title of her career at the Copa Claro Colsanitas.

Published February 26, 2013 12:00

Alexandra Panova and Eva Birnerova were the top seeds and defending champions in the doubles event.
Alexandra Panova and Eva Birnerova were the top seeds and defending champions in the doubles event.
They would end up making the final again but this year succumbed to Timea Babos and Mandy Minella.
They would end up making the final again but this year succumbed to Timea Babos and Mandy Minella.
Meanwhile, Jelena Jankovic was battling through a few tough early rounds to make the singles final.
Meanwhile, Jelena Jankovic was battling through a few tough early rounds to make the singles final.
And on the other half of the draw, Argentine No.1 Paula Ormaechea was battling into her first final.
And on the other half of the draw, Argentine No.1 Paula Ormaechea was battling into her first final.
Ormaechea's best previous WTA result had been a quarterfinal appearance in Bogotá a year ago.
Ormaechea's best previous WTA result had been a quarterfinal appearance in Bogotá a year ago.
Ormaechea's fighting spirit shone as she edged Francesca Schiavone in a second round marathon.
Ormaechea's fighting spirit shone as she edged Francesca Schiavone in a second round marathon.
But in the end Jankovic was just too much for Ormaechea, and the bubbly Argentine finished runner-up.
But in the end Jankovic was just too much for Ormaechea, and the bubbly Argentine finished runner-up.
Having been pushed to a third set tie-break in her semifinal match, Jankovic won the final, 61 62.
Having been pushed to a third set tie-break in her semifinal match, Jankovic won the final, 61 62.
Jankovic delighted the Colombian crowd in her acceptance speech, even trying a little Spanish.
Jankovic delighted the Colombian crowd in her acceptance speech, even trying a little Spanish.
Bogotá is the first clay court event of the year, the second one being this week over in Acapulco.
Bogotá is the first clay court event of the year, the second one being this week over in Acapulco.
Jankovic now has 13 WTA titles to her name, with six of those coming on clay - six hard, one grass.
Jankovic now has 13 WTA titles to her name, with six of those coming on clay - six hard, one grass.
Jankovic's next event will be Indian Wells, which was her most recent title before this, in 2010.
Jankovic's next event will be Indian Wells, which was her most recent title before this, in 2010.
  • Alexandra Panova and Eva Birnerova were the top seeds and defending champions in the doubles event.
  • They would end up making the final again but this year succumbed to Timea Babos and Mandy Minella.
  • Meanwhile, Jelena Jankovic was battling through a few tough early rounds to make the singles final.
  • And on the other half of the draw, Argentine No.1 Paula Ormaechea was battling into her first final.
  • Ormaechea's best previous WTA result had been a quarterfinal appearance in Bogotá a year ago.
  • Ormaechea's fighting spirit shone as she edged Francesca Schiavone in a second round marathon.
  • But in the end Jankovic was just too much for Ormaechea, and the bubbly Argentine finished runner-up.
  • Having been pushed to a third set tie-break in her semifinal match, Jankovic won the final, 61 62.
  • Jankovic delighted the Colombian crowd in her acceptance speech, even trying a little Spanish.
  • Bogotá is the first clay court event of the year, the second one being this week over in Acapulco.
  • Jankovic now has 13 WTA titles to her name, with six of those coming on clay - six hard, one grass.
  • Jankovic's next event will be Indian Wells, which was her most recent title before this, in 2010.
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