Jovana upset in R1 of Captiva Island Challenger
No.2 seed Jovana suffered an opening round exit at the South Seas Island Resort Women’s Pro Classic on Wednesday.
The world no.115 from Serbia was upset by 17-year-old Canadian Francoise Abanda in three sets, 3-6, 6-1, 2-6.
While Abanda was perfect 4/4 on break points, Jovana had a poor realisation of her chances – 3/13.
Match statistics: aces (2-5), double faults (5-4), total points won (74-76).
Jovana and her doubles partner Julia Glushko fell to Americans Sachia Vickery and Samantha Crawford 6-2, 1-6, 5-10 in the first round of the doubles competition at the $50,000 ITF tournament in Captiva Island, FL, USA.