Grigor Dimitrov Loses To Novak Djokovic

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.

Grigor Dimitrov Qualifies For Quarter Final in Beijing

Bulgaria's most successful tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov, qualified for the quarter final of the China Open tournament in Beijing.

He held a victory over Spain's Pablo Andujar, scoring 6:4, 6:4.

At the quarter final Dimitrov will face Novak Djokovic who has won all his matches in China Open so far.

Djokovic to face Dimitrov in Beijing ATP quarterfinal

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.

Halep quits, Ivanovic through to Beijing WTA semifinal

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.

Troicki outlasted by Berdych

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.

Photo Tanjug, M. Jelesijevic (archive)

Djokovic, Krajinovic through to Beijing doubles quarterfinal

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.