Second seed Jelena Jankovic beat No. 86 Iveta Benesova 6-1, 6-2 at the Bausch & Lomb Championships. Jankovic improved her play from the last year when she failed to make it out of the second round. The 22-year-old will face Alona Bondarenko in the third round of the tournament. In their head-to-head statistics Jelena leads 3-0. However, they have never played against each other on clay.