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Jankovic beats defending champ Kvitova

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LONDON (AP) About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy.

"I cannot stop smiling. ... I was very brave at the end. You know, here I am," she said through a giggle. "Unbelievable."

Jankovic kept using that word - "unbelievable" - as if trying to convince herself it were true that, despite never having much success on grass courts, she had put together a 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 victory Saturday over the No. 2-seeded Kvitova, who claimed the 2011 and 2014 titles at the All England Club.

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2015 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 N. Djokovic 13,845
2 R. Federer 9,665
3 A. Murray 7,450
4 S. Wawrinka 5,790
5 K. Nishikori 5,660
6 T. Berdych 5,050
7 D. Ferrer 4,490
8 M. Raonic 4,440
9 M. Cilic 3,540
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Rank Player Points
1 S. Williams 11,291
2 P. Kvitova 6,870
3 S. Halep 6,200
4 M. Sharapova 5,950
5 C. Wozniacki 5,000
6 L. Safarova 4,055
7 A. Ivanovic 3,895
8 E. Makarova 3,575
9 C. Suarez Navarro 3,345
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