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Jankovic beats Sharapova for first time in four attempts

Updated: June 17, 2007, 3:15 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Jelena Jankovic won her fourth title of the year Sunday, beating Maria Sharapova 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 to capture the final of the grass-court DFS Classic.

Both players had to win semifinal matches earlier in the day at the rain-affected tournament. Sharapova also had two matches Saturday.

But despite falling behind after the first set, Jankovic came back to win her first title on grass.

"I felt a little bit flat some of the time to be honest," ...

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