Troicki reaches quarterfinals in Acapulco

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)

Djokovic through to Doha ATP quarterfinal with ease

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.

International Novi Sad Literature Festival opens on Aug 25

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.