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Is Jankovic truly worthy of the No. 1 player status?

Success fosters scrutiny. Just ask Jelena Jankovic, who ascended to the No. 1 ranking again. But devoid of a Grand Slam title, is she worthy? The computers say yes. The pundits? Not so much.

Originally Published: October 7, 2008
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

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Scrambled rankings Presumably, it's all in the way you look at it when you peruse the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour rankings.

This week, Jelena Jankovic returns to the top of the charts for the second time this year and in her career.

Jankovic is talented. But is she truly No. 1 material at this point in time?

The computer says she is, so history will show that is the case. The Serbian has played the computer right -- she plays a lot of tournaments, ...

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