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Jankovic eases into Bogota semis

Bogota, Colombia (Sports Network) - Former top-ranked star Jelena Jankovic was an easy quarterfinal winner Friday at the Copa Claro Colsanitas tennis event.

The top seed from Serbia and former U.S. Open runner-up blew past Romanian Alexandra Cadantu 6-2, 6-1 in 73 minutes on the red clay at Centro de Alto Rendimiento

In some other quarterfinal play, Argentine Paula Ormaechea doused Spaniard Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor 6-1, 7-5 and Brazilian qualifier Teliana Pereira leveled Luxembourg's Mandy Minella 6-1, 6-2. Ormaechea and Pereira will square off in Saturday's semifinals.

The newest Bogota champion will earn $40,000.

02/22 15:22:38 ET