Jelena Jankovic has defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia in the semi final of the Texas Open. Jankovic won the match in the straight sets by 7-5, 6-4. Dellacqua made a lot of mistakes in the match and allowed Jankovic to run away with the match easily. The Australian player didn’t manage to smash any ace in the match. She also double faulted on several occasions. It took Jankovic 1 hour and 42 minutes to secure a place in the finals. This was the third match between these two players and Jankovic has come out victorious on all the three occasions.

Jankovic was given a tough fight by the Aussie player in the first set. Neither of the two players managed to sneak a breakthrough till the end of the 10th game and the scores were levelled at 5-5. But, the Serbian player got a breakthrough in the 11th game and then, claimed the first set by holding her service in the next game. In the second set, both the players held their service in the first 8 games and the scores were levelled at 4-4 at the end of the 8th game. Jankovic held her service in the 9th game as well and it seemed that the set might go into the tie breaker. But, that didn’t happen and Jankovic wrapped up the match by breaking Dellacqua’s service in the 10th game.

In the post match interview, Jankovic praised her opponent. She said that Dellacqua played well and made her work hard in both the sets. As per Jankovic, she is very happy with her form at the moment. She is hitting the ball beautifully and if she continues playing like this, there is a very good chance of her winning the title. In the final, Jankovic will play against Roberta Vinci of Italy.