BEIJING - World's best tennis player Novak Djokovic will cross rackets with Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in the Beijing ATP quarterfinal on Friday, as Dimitrov beat Spain's Pablo Andujar Alba in the Thursday match, 6-4, 6-4.
Djokovic and Dimitrov have so far played five matches and the Serbian player has the upper hand over his Bulgarian colleague with the score at 4-1.
BEIJING - Serbian female tennis player Ana Ivanovic qualified for the Beijing WTA semifinal on Thursday as her opponent in the quarterfinal match, Romania's Simona Halep, withdrew due to health problems.
In the semifinal match, Ivanovic will cross rackets with the winner of all-Russia match between Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
BEIJING - Serbia's Viktor Troicki did not make it to the quarterfinal at the ATP tournament in Beijing after he was outplayed by Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday.
This year's Beijing defending champion is world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who reached the quarterfinal on Wednesday beating Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5.
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BEIJING - Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Filip Krajinovic reached the doubles quarterfinal at the ATP tournament in Beijing after the withdrawal of Latvian Ernest Gulbis and Polish Marcin Matkowski in the first round on Thursday.
Djokovic/Krajinovic are next to take on Italian-Argentinean pair Fabio Fognini/Leonardo Mayer.
BEIJING - World number one Novak Djokovic made his way into the quarterfinals at the ATP tournament in Beijing, after defeating Canadian Vasek Pospisil in straight sets 6-3, 7-5 on Wednesday.
This was Djokovic's 21st consecutive victory at the tournament in Beijing, which he has won four times so far.
BELGRADE - Serbia's tennis player Ana Ivanovic is through to the third round of the WTA tournament in Beijing beating Romina Oprandi of Switzerland 6-4, 6-2 on Tuesday.
Ivanovic is next to take on German Sabine Lisicki, who bested Canadian Eugenie Bouchard 6-2, 6-4.
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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.
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.
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.