With the year-end closing on fast, two of tennis' greatest players are on a collision course with only 1000 points separating them in the ATP ranking. After winning the elusive Shanghai crown last week, Roger Federer has posed a direct challenge to the top-ranked Novak Djokovic.
A feisty Roger Federer overcame Novak Djokovic in a gripping Shanghai Masters semi-final Saturday, ending the Serb's incredible winning streak in China and his hopes of clinching a third successive title.
World number one Novak Djokovic claimed his fifth China Open title by thrashing Tomas Berdych in a one-sided contest on Sunday. The Serbian took just 66 minutes to seal a comfortable 6-0, 6-2 win against the big Czech in Beijing.
The Indian challenge at the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tour ended on Friday after Russian third seed Evgeny Donskoy outplayed Somdev Devvarman to set up a final clash against a spirited Ilija Bozoljac of Serbia.
Former world number one Ana Ivanovic, who has beaten both Williams sisters this year, began her quest for a first ever Qatar Open title with an unexpectedly sudden finish against Daniela Hantuchova in the first round.
The world`s top ranked tennis player, Rafael Nadal is among the top two contenders to win the win the first Major of the year – Australian Open. Another contender is certainly Serbian tennis ace, Novak Djokovic, who is the second seeded player of the tournament, behind Nadal.
TwoTwo Serbian Under-21 team football coaches have been banned for two years for their role in a post-match brawl in a European Championship qualifier, UEFA announced Thursday. Under-21 team football coaches have been banned for two years for their role in a post-match brawl in a European Championship qualifier, UEFA announced Thursday.