Vinci beats Jankovic for Texas Open title

Third-seeded Roberta Vinci won the Texas Open on Friday night, beating second-seeded Jelena Jankovic 7-5, 6-3 in the U.S. Open tuneup event.

Vinci, from Italy, has seven career WTA Tour singles titles.

Jankovic, from Serbia, won the last of her 12 singles titles in 2010 at Indian Wells.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.