Break Points: Is the Djokovic-Nadal Rivalry Better than Fedal?

Notable Results:

  • Monterrey F: Ana Ivanovic d. Jovana Jaksic, 6-2, 6-1
  • Charleston F: Andrea Petkovic d. Jana Cepelova, 7-5, 6-2

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It was an emotional moment for Andrea Petkovic, winning her first Premier-level WTA tournament after so many injuries:

“I don’t know why but I just sort of broke down,” Petkovic said. “I was happy. Normally I don’t cry when I’m sad – I cry when I’m happy, strangely, so it’s weird, but I don’t know. I was just so relieved and proud that I’ve come back from all these injuries, and I never thought I would play in the finals of the big tournaments again, and so I was just proud and happy and everything just sort of came together.”

Is the Nadal-Djokovic rivalry better than Fedal?

SI gets a fan’s perspective on Jelena Jankovic.

Jankovic’s personality is genuinely larger than life. Whether it be her outbursts on court (these days generally directed at her poor brother, Marko), grinning from ear to ear when she’s hitting the ball well, her decade-lasting cold, applying glitter to her “cement-like” hairdo or her over-the-top press conferences or post-match interviews — Jankovic doesn’t do middle of the road.

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