ACAPULCO - Serbia's Viktor Troicki reached the quarterfinals of an ATP tournament in Acapulco by beating Columbia's Santiago Hiraldo 6-3 6-4 on Thursday.
His next opponent will be Kevin Anderson from South Africa, who beat Steve Johnson from the US 3-6 7-5 6-3.
The prize fund for the tournament is USD 1.4 million.
Photo Tanjug, M. Jelesijevic (archive)
DOHA - World's best tennis player Novak Djokovic qualified for the Doha ATP quarterfinal as he defeated Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in the second round match on Wednesday, 6-2, 6-1.
In the next round, Djokovic will cross rackets with Croatia's Ivo Karlovic who beat Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3.
BELGRADE - Students of the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Helena Ivanov and Stefan Siridzanski have been named the world's third and fourth top speakers in the English as the second language category at the World Universities Debating Championship in Malaysia.
SHENZHEN - Serbia's Viktor Troicki defeated Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 6-4 in the second round of the ATP tournament in Shenzhen on Thursday and qualified for the quarterfinals of the event.
Troicki's fast and efficient play against the tournament's top seed showed that he is on his way back among the tennis elite.
NEW YORK - Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic and Canada's Daniel Nestor beat Collin Flemming and Ross Hutchins from the UK 6-4 6-3 at the US Open on Wednesday and went through to the 2nd round.
BELGRADE - The 9th International Novi Sad Literature Festival will take place from August 25 to 29, the Association of Writers of Vojvodina announced on Friday.
During the four-day festival, authors from Serbia and abroad will read their poetry and prose at an open-air venue in downtown Novi Sad and take part in panel discussions on modern literature.