Bulgaria's team in rhythmic gymnastics won the gold medal in the all-round phase of the World Cup in the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent on Saturday night.
Mihaela Maevska, Reneta Kamberova, Kristiyana Todorova, Tsvetelina Stoyanova and Tsvetelina Naydenova, led by senior coach Ina Ananieva performed brilliantly their routine with two hoops and three clubs.
The pair made up of Romanian tennis player Raluca Olaru and Georgian-born American player Anna Tatishvili eased into the doubles final of the WTA tournament in Linz (Austria), featuring $250,000 in prize money, after defeating Friday evening 4-6, 7-6 (3), 10-6 No. 4-seeded duo Gabriela Dabrowski (Canada) / Alicja Rosolska (Poland).
GUANGZHOU - Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski lost her first round match at Guangzhou International Women's Open to Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-2, 6-2 on Tuesday.
Jovanovski was visibly tired from the last week's tournament in Tashkent, where she was dethroned by Italy's Karin Knapp in straight sets on Sunday.
Photo Tanjug, D. Stankovic (archive)
BELGRADE - A crowd of more than 20,000 people gathered in Belgrade late Monday to welcome the Serbian men's basketball team, which won the silver medal on Sunday at the World Cup in Spain.
Also welcomed were the women's shooting team, which won the gold medal at the World Championships in Granada, as well as world wrestling champion Davor Stefanek.
TASHKENT - Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski was unable to defend the title at the WTA tournament in Tashkent, losing it to Italy's Karin Knapp 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) in the final on Saturday.
From the very start of the match, it was clear that Jovanovski was not up to the task against the Italian who showed great determination to win.
Photo Tanjug, D. Stankovic (Archive)
TASHKENT - Serbia's Bojana Jovanovski secured her spot in the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, after defeating Poland's Urszula Radwanska, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday.
Jovanovski will fight for a place in the final against home favorite Nigina Abduraimova, which beat her compatriot Akgul Amanmuradova 6-3, 6-3.