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Oct 30, 2013

Red Star, Partizan reach Serbian Cup quarter-finals

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Belgrade’s big two clubs Red Star and Partizan warmed up for a potentially explosive league derby with emphatic wins over rivals in the Serbian cup second round on Wednesday.

Holders Red Star beat Radnicki Kragujevac 3-0 at home while champions and league leaders Partizan, who visit their bitter city foes on Saturday, strolled to a 3-0 win at Radnicki Nis thanks to two superb goals from talented forward Nikola Ninkovic.

Sep 29, 2013

Soccer -Partizan slip as Mrdja hat-trick blitz lifts Red Star

BELGRADE, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Serbian champions and front-runners Partizan Belgrade lost their first league game of the season on Sunday after a 2-1 defeat at Vojvodina Novi Sad while city foes Red Star hammered Spartak Subotica 5-0.

Striker Dragan Mrdja sparkled in Red Star’s home win with a first half hat-trick, delighting 7,000 fans on a rainy evening with quickfire goals in a blistering 10-minute spell.

Sep 23, 2013
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Manchester United likely to show patience with David Moyes…for now

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Two defeats and one scrappy draw amid a hat-trick of pitiful performances in as many heavyweight bouts showed in no uncertain terms just why Manchester United manager David Moyes lamented over a tough Premier League start for the English champions when the fixture list was drawn during the close-season.

Sunday’s comprehensive 4-1 drubbing by cross-town rivals City, which followed a 1-0 defeat at Liverpool and a tame goalless stalemate with Chelsea, exposed all the chinks in the armour of a squad who won their 20th league title last season thanks to the scoring prowess of Robin van Persie and the firm steering hand of Alex Ferguson.

Sep 15, 2013

Tennis-Djokovic, Tipsarevic put Serbia into Davis Cup final

BELGRADE, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic began the fightback and Janko Tipsarevic completed the job as Serbia overturned a 2-1 deficit against Canada in the Davis Cup semi-final on Sunday.

In scenes reminiscent of their 2010 triumph in the same arena, world number one Djokovic beat big-serving Milos Raonic 7-6(1) 6-2 6-2 before Tipsarevic kept his nerve to beat Vasek Pospisil 7-6(3) 6-2 7-6(6) in the deciding singles.

Sep 15, 2013

Djokovic hauls Serbia level against Canada

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia drew level with Canada 2-2 in the Davis Cup semi-final after world number one Novak Djokovic beat 11th-ranked Milos Raonic 7-6(1) 6-2 6-2 in Sunday’s opening singles.

Home favorite Janko Tipsarevic takes on Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in the tie’s final rubber for a berth in the November 15-17 final, where the winners will meet holders Czech Republic.

Sep 15, 2013

Tennis-Djokovic hauls Serbia level against Canada

BELGRADE, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Serbia drew level with Canada 2-2 in the Davis Cup semi-final after world number one Novak Djokovic beat 11th-ranked Milos Raonic 7-6(1) 6-2 6-2 in Sunday’s opening singles.

Home favourite Janko Tipsarevic takes on Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in the tie’s final rubber for a berth in the Nov. 15-17 final, where the winners will meet holders Czech Republic.

Sep 15, 2013

Canada win epic doubles to take lead over Serbia

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil subdued Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-7(6) 6-4 3-6 7-6 (5) 10-8 in a rip-roaring doubles on Saturday to give Canada a 2-1 lead against 2010 winners Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final.

Games went with serve in the final set until the tiring Zimonjic sliced a backhand into the net on his serve and Pospisil held in the final game of the four-hour, 20-minute contest.

Sep 14, 2013

Tennis-Canada win epic doubles to take lead over Serbia

BELGRADE, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil subdued Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-7(6) 6-4 3-6 7-6 (5) 10-8 in a rip-roaring doubles on Saturday to give Canada a 2-1 lead against 2010 winners Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final.

Games went with serve in the final set until the tiring Zimonjic sliced a backhand into the net on his serve and Pospisil held in the final game of the four-hour, 20-minute contest.

Sep 14, 2013

Canada win marathon doubles to edge ahead against Serbia

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil subdued Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-7(6) 6-4 3-6 7-6 (5) 10-8 in a rip-roaring doubles on Saturday to give Canada a 2-1 lead against 2010 winners Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final.

Games went with serve in the final set until the tiring Zimonjic sliced a backhand into the net on his serve and Pospisil held in the final game of the strength-sapping contest.

Sep 14, 2013

Tennis-Canada win marathon doubles to edge ahead against Serbia

BELGRADE, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil subdued Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac 6-7(6) 6-4 3-6 7-6 (5) 10-8 in a rip-roaring doubles on Saturday to give Canada a 2-1 lead against 2010 winners Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final.

Games went with serve in the final set until the tiring Zimonjic sliced a backhand into the net on his serve and Pospisil held in the final game of the strength-sapping contest.

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      "I've been a sports reporter since 1996, having started in the news business as a Serbian-English translator in 1990. I am based in my hometown Belgrade, Serbia and my current job involves covering various top-level sports events at home and abroad."
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