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Jankovic ousted from French Open by world number 111

PARIS - Serbia's Jelena Jankovic was kicked out of Roland Garros in the first round by world number 111, Germany's Tatjana Maria, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Tuesday.
It took the German 145 minutes to defeat the Serb and level their head-to-head to 1-1.
Maria will next play Frenchwoman Alize Cornet.

Serbian Armed Forces launch their largest-ever exercise

BELGRADE - The Serbian Armed Forces (SAF) have launched Morava 2016, a major command and tactical exercise, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Tuesday.

The exercise encompasses the operational capabilities of the land and air forces, with a part of the reserve personnel and individuals on compulsory work duty also to be involved.

NBS upgrades GDP growth forecast to 2.3-2.5 pct

BELGRADE - The National Bank of Serbia (NBS) has upgraded its forecast for Serbia's 2016 GDP growth from 1.8 percent to 2.3-2.5 percent, NBS Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic said on Tuesday.

Considering the current economic trends, the growth is expected to be in the upper projection limit of 2.5 percent, she said.

Gojkovic:Constitutive session of parl't to be held by June 4

BELGRADE - The exact date of the new parliament's constitutive session is still unknown, but it will be held by June 4, the deadline set by the law, Serbian Parliament Speaker Maja Gojkovic said Tuesday.

New government programme focuses on economy

BELGRADE - Half of the future government's 10-point programme pertains to the economy, with a major part of it also focusing on education, health care and European integration, Blic reported on Tuesday.

The starting points will be elaborated on by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on 10 pages each.

Tsvetana Pironkova Remains Sole Bulgarian Representative at Roland Garros

The highest ranking Bulgarian female tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova remained the country's sole representative at this year's edition of Roland Garros.

In a match from the first round played on Monday, Pironkova defeated Italian Sara Errani with 6:3, 6:2.

In the second round, the Bulgarian will face for the first time in her career Johanna Larsson from Sweden.