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Jankovic rallies past Kirilenko to advance

Updated: June 15, 2007, 2:00 PM ET
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, England -- Third-ranked Jelena Jankovic rallied to defeat Maria Kirilenko 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Friday in the third round of the DFS Classic.

Top-seeded Maria Sharapova's match against Austrian teen Tamira Paszek was postponed for a second day because of rain.

Jankovic advanced to the quarterfinals despite being hampered by a sore neck.

"When I woke up my neck was so stiff, I couldn't turn to the left," Jankovic said. "I got some treatment and I think it will take ...

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