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Davenport injures back as Jankovic reaches Pacific Life semis

Updated: March 20, 2008, 11:03 PM ET
Reuters

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Third seed Jelena Jankovic reached the last four at the Pacific Life Open when American Lindsay Davenport retired from their quarterfinal because of a back injury on Thursday.

The 31-year-old Davenport, twice former champion at Indian Wells, summoned her trainer when trailing Serb Jankovic 4-1 before deciding to withdraw after losing the first set 6-2.

"My back was injured before I came here but I got it better, got it better and then this morning woke up and ...

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