Melbourne: Mixed fortunes for Serb stars

It was a day of mixed fortunes for Serbia's tennis stars at the Australian Open, with three victories and two defeats.

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On the plus side, men's world no. 3 Novak Đoković overcame Frenchman Jeremie Chardy in straight sets, Jelena Jankovic defeated Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens 2:0 (6:3, 6:2), and Ana Ivanović also scored a straight sets win over Italian Alberta Brianti.

However, it was not such a good day for Serbia's other two representatives in the men's draw, Janko Tipsarević and Viktor Troicki. Tipsarević went down 3:1 (6:3, 6:2, 4:6, 6:3) to Croatia's Mario Čilić, while Troicki meekly succumbed to Spain's Tommy Robredo in straight sets, taking only five games in total.


Kusturica's Kustendorf Festival opens

Italian film director Paolo Sorrentino on Tuesday opened the 11th Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival.

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