Djokovic reaches Beijing second round

BEIJING - World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is through to the second round of the ATP tournament in Beijing after beating Spaniard Guillermo García-Lopez 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday.

Djokovic performed outstandingly at the start of the Beijing tournament with a total of 15-4 winners.

In the second round, Djokovic will take on Canada's Vasek Pospisil, who outlasted Czech Lucas Rosol 6-3, 6-4.

Bulgaria's Dimitrov Beats Verdasco in First China Open Match

Tennis player Grigor Dimitrov managed to secure a hard victory against Spain's Fernando Verdasco in his first encounter at China Open in Beijing.

Dimitrov won the match that lasted 1 h 36 min and ended 6:1, 3:6, 6:3.

After an easy first set for Dimitrov, Verdasco posed a tough challenge to the Bulgarian, who lost the second one.

Jankovic defeated in Beijing opener, Ivanovic moves on

BEIJING - Serbia's tennis player Jelena Jankovic did not make it to the second round of the WTA tournament in Beijing as she was bested by Alize Cornet of France 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 on Monday.

This was the first win of the French player in their head-to-heads (1-3).

Earlier on Monday, Serbia's Ana Ivanovic breezed past Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-2, 6-1 in only 72 minutes.

Grigor Dimitrov Eyes ATP Finals in London This Season

Making it into the ATP World Tour finals in London will be Grigor Dimitrov's main goal until the end of the season, Bulgaria's top tennis player delcared on Sunday.

Dimitrov described the past months as "the best season" in his career while speaking at his first press conference before the China Open tournament in Chinese capital Beijing.

President Basescu: 1989 Revolution was confiscated by successors of former communists

President Traian Basescu has stated on Saturday, at the Christian Democratic National Peasant Party (PNTCD) Extraordinary Congress that is taking place in Poiana Brasov, that the Revolution of 1989 was confiscated by the successors of former communists, that are, in his opinion, extremely "toxic" to the future of Romania, because "the world tends give them credit due to their yout