Originally Posted by NLBwell
Can't wrap my head around comparing Safina and Jankovic. Safina had one of the biggest games in women's tennis and at times could be terrific - had some emotional issues (like her brother) but it was severe back problems that ended her career. Jankovic had some speed and consistency - much like Wozniaki - but nothing like Safina.
They are linked by being weak, former #1 players who never had the goods to win a major while holding that rank. Add the fact both tried to defend that unwanted status, and they are forever joined at the hip of history.