Jovana beaten in Dothan
Jovana was knocked out in the first round of the Hardee’s Pro Classic in Dothan, Atlanta by No.2 seed Rebecca Peterson of Sweden.
The Serbian, who arrived in Dothan fresh from representing Serbia in Fed Cup action, was beaten 6-3 6-1 in one hour and 17 minutes.
Jovana was upbeat and pleased with her level in a tough first-round draw:
“I thought my level was pretty good today. I made some mistakes but I was happy with my overall game plan and just need to keep working hard and believing in myself.”