SHANGHAI - The world's top tennis player Novak Djokovic reached semifinals at the Shanghai Masters on Friday, after defeating David Ferrer of Spain 6-4, 6-2.
Serbia's best tennis player did not deliver an impressive game as in the last week's Beijing final when he outplayed Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2, but he managed to find a way to beat Ferrer.
HONG KONG - Double European champion Velimir Stjepanovic won a silver and a bronze medal at the FINA Swimming World Cup 2014 in Hong Kong, the Serbian Swimming Federation said in a release on Friday.
Stjepanovic earned second-place honors in the men's 200m freestyle event finishing in 1:45.44, and picked up the bronze in 200m butterfly with a time of 1:55.69.
Novak Đoković claims Beijing title
BEIJING -- World No. 1 Novak Đoković defended his China Open crown after crushing the Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2 in the title match on Sunday.
Serbia's best tennis player claimed his fifth Beijing title in a little over one hour leaving Berdych no chance to bounce back.
BEIJING - Serbia's Ana Ivanovic failed to reach the final of the WTA tournament in Beijing, after losing to Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-4 on Saturday.
In the title match, Sharapova will face Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic, who defeated Australia's Sam Stosur in the first semi-final earlier today.
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BEIJING - Serbians Novak Djokovic and Filip Krajinovic pulled out of the doubles competition in Beijing, handing a walkover to China Open semis to the Italian-Argentinian pair of Fabio Fognini/Leonardo Mayer.
Bulgaria's most successful tennis player Grigor Dimitrov lost by 2:6, 4:6 to world's number 1 Novak Djokovic at the quarter final of China Open tournament in Beijing.
In spite the loss, Dimitrov gained 90 points in the world rankings.
This was Dimitrov's third in a row and fifth total loss to Djokovic out of six matches against him.