Bogota, Colombia (Sports Network) - Former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic was
tested in a first-round affair, while second seed Alize Cornet was unable to
get past the second round at the Copa Claro Colsanitas tennis event.
The top-seeded Serbian star Jankovic held off American Julia Cohen 6-4, 5-7,
6-2, while Brazilian qualifier Teliana Pereira upended the French Cornet 7-5,
6-7 (2-7), 6-2 Wednesday on the red clay at Centro de Alto Rendimiento.
Up next for the former U.S. Open runner-up Jankovic will be Colombian crowd
favorite Mariana Duque Marino.
In some other second-round action, Luxembourg's Mandy Minella upended eighth-
seeded Hungarian Timea Babos 6-1, 6-4 and Spain's Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor
bested France's Mathilde Johansson 7-6 (7-3), 6-3. Johansson was the Bogota
runner-up two years ago.
In other first-round play, the wild card and 2010 Bogota champ Duque Marino
got past Spaniard Estrella Cabeza Candela 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
The newest Bogota champion will earn $40,000.
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