MADRID: Jelena Jankovic said she took little notice of compatriot Ana Ivanovic across the net on Wednesday, emerging with a scratchy 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 win in a Serbian clash to reach the third round of the Madrid Masters.
Rafael Nadal, the second seed, opened his Madrid campaign with a 6-4, 6-3 second round win over Oleksander Dogopolov. Eighth seed Marin Cilic also advanced with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Argentine Edouardo Schwank.
Roddick pulls out
American Andy Roddick will head into Roland Garros with only one or two clay matches to hand after withdrawing from the Madrid Masters with a stomach virus.
The fifth seed was unable to take to the court against intended opening opponent Feliciano Lopez of Spain after fighting the illness for the past several days.
The results: Men: Second round: Marin Cilic bt Edoardo Schwank 6-3, 6-0; Victor Hanescu bt Daniel Munoz De La Nava 6-0, 4-6, 6-3; Fernando Verdasco bt Ivo Karlovic 7-6(5), 6-3; Rafael Nadal bt Oleksander Dogopolov 6-4, 6-3.
Women: Second round: Jelena Jankovic bt Ana Ivanovic 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 .