Apr 9th, 2013, 10:06 PM
Join Date: Oct 2010
Re: Jelena Jankovic Cheering Thread - 2013 Season - Volume 14
Originally Posted by Renalicious
Q. You could play Caroline in the semi finals. If somebody were writing about that match and were to say that the two of you have similar games, would you agree with that or disagree?
JELENA JANKOVIC: Not really.
Q. Okay. Explain.
JELENA JANKOVIC: Explain.
JELENA JANKOVIC: Yeah. She has a good backhand, I have a good backhand, but it's, I don't know, difficult to explain.
Q. Like how do you think your game's different than hers?
JELENA JANKOVIC: First of all, I wait -- I don't want to give you all the what I do. (Laughs).
￼Q. Give me something, Jelena, come on.
JELENA JANKOVIC: I mean what I want to do or how I play or what I wait for or what I play, I wait for my chances, and I like to hit my shots when I have the opportunities. As for her game, she's more of -- she waits. She waits for you to make the mistakes, and she doesn't really risk. She's very solid and she'll run the balls down and she has a very small amount of forced errors and a very small amount of winners and that's what her game is all about.
And I have -- when I have my shots, when I have my chances, I pull the trigger a lot more than she does, and I go -- and I hit the lines. I go for the corners, and she's quite solid. I mean she has -- she's one of those players who has a very small risk.
Like some other players, they go for broke. They go, they really go after their shots, and she's -- that's how she plays. Everyone is different, and we all have different styles and what we like, what we don't like. We have weaknesses and strengths. We'll see how it goes. It's going to be a tough match if we play against each other
So many words to say Carolineis a pusher?
Originally Posted by Brena
Problem with Jelena is - she always speaks the truth but always at a wrong time. FIRST beat Wozniacki, THEN (rightfully) bash her game.
You don't have to beat someone to bash her/his game for example - Gulbis and Nadal or Nadia and her words - Sara is boring.
Jelena Jankovic, John Isner
Michail Youzhny, Anna Chakvetadze, Tommy Haas
Kimiko Date Krumm, Tomas Berdych, Gilles Simon, Julia Cohen