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Djokovic Returns To Celebration In Serbia

Tens of thousands of people crowded the streets of Belgrade to welcome home Novak Djokovic after his ascent to the ATP No.1 ranking and Wimbledon win. Djokovic looked more like a rock star than a tennis champion but to Serbia, he’s their king! He received a “rapturous welcome” in Serbia today as he rode a […]

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Serbian Embassy Hosts Players For Djokovic’s Birthday

Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic hosted a reception for his country’s players at the Serbian Embassy in Paris. The cake (hopefully gluten-free) was for Novak Djokovic, who turned 24 years old today. Also there was Viktor Troicki, Janko Tipsarevic, Nenad Zimonjic, Ana Ivanovic and Bojana Jovanovski. The only one missing was Jelena Jankovic, who was busy defeating Alona Bondarenko […]

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Photo Of The Day: Best. Friends. Forever.

Brangelina has nothing on this couple. World, meet Djoicki – aka Novak Djokovic and Viktor Troicki. The BFFs are playing doubles together in Indian Wells (in the Quarterfinals now against Rohan Bopanna and Aisam Qureshi) and had to play each other in singles today. Nole won the match 6-0, 6-1. Ouch. Can they still be […]

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Troicki Clinches Davis Cup Tie For Serbia Over India

Viktor Troicki was Serbia’s hero (again!) in the Davis Cup World Group first round today, clinching the tie for the Serbs over India as he defeated Somdev Devvarman 6-4, 6-2, 7-5. All of Serbia can now breathe a sigh of relief. They’ll face Sweden in the Quarterfinals. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Photo Of The Day: Serb-ebration

Pop the champagne – Novak Djokovic won his second Australian Open title, defeating Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3. Loving coach Vajda’s shirt. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Hopman Cup Day 6: Serbia Advances To Finals

Hopman Cup day 6 was a finale for most of the teams. First up, Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt defeated Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev 6-3, 6-3, in just 63 minutes. ”A guy like Golubev is going to stand up there and he’s going to attack that second serve, so you don’t want to be hitting too many of those, […]

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Hopman Cup Day 4: Belgium Prevails, Serbia Dominates

Day 4 at the Hopman Cup gave Belgium its first tie win of this year’s event with Justine Henin defeating the young fill-in Sesil Karatantcheva 6-4, 6-3 and Ruben Bemelmans upsetting ATP No.36 Andrey Golubev 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 to give them a 2-0 win over Kazakhstan. Belgium is still alive in the Hopman Cup, even after […]

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Hopman Cup Day 2: A Whole Lotta Ajde

Day two at the Hyundai Hopman Cup pitched no.1 seed Serbia (Ana Ivanovic and Novak Djokovic) against Kazakhstan (Yaroslava Shvedova and Andrey Golubev). The first set of the women’s match proved to be a tough fight, with Ivanovic taking it in a tiebreak 7-6. But she ran away with the match in the second set, […]

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Cartoon Of The Day: Serbia’s Davis Cup Win

My excellent translation skills of the Serbian language (and cartoons) tells me this is what’s happening in the above cartoon strip from Serbia’s newspaper, Blic. First, the character resembling Novak Djokovic is asking “where’s the cup?” Then, off to the right, a very muscular man is saying “it was hard but I failed in the […]

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Serbia Celebrates Davis Cup: Parties & Street Celebrations

Serbian Davis Cup squad members (L-R) Novak Djokovic, Viktor Troicki, Janko Tipsarevic, Nenad Zimonjic and team captain Bogdan Obradovic held their trophies during a celebration at Belgrade’s city hall today. More than 1,000 people braved the cold temperatures for a gathering to celebrate Serbia’s Davis Cup victory over France. (Photos: AFP, Blic)

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