No. 2 Radwanska tops Jankovic in US Open 3rd round

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia returns a shot against

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia returns a shot against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their women's singles third round match on Day 6 of the 2012 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing. (Sept. 1, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska beat former top-ranked player Jelena Jankovic in straight sets to match her best result at the U.S. Open.

Radwanska won 6-3, 7-5 on Saturday to make the fourth round at Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2008. The Pole was broken four times, but she converted six of seven break-point chances against the 30th-seeded Jankovic.

Jankovic, who ascended to No. 1 in the rankings and was the U.S. Open runner-up in 2008, had 37 unforced errors to 15 for Radwanska.

Radwanska needed 1 hour, 38 minutes to win the two sets. She reached her first Grand Slam final this year at Wimbledon, losing to Serena Williams. Her next opponent is 20th-seeded Roberta Vinci, who beat No. 13 seed Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 7-5.

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