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I’ve had great time in Belgrade

I’ve had great time in Belgrade

Rublev has once again said that Belgrade reminds him of Moscow and that he felt comfortable last week. “I’ve had great time in Belgrade. I’ve met a lot of people and I’ve made many friends. As I‘ve said, Belgrade reminds me of Moscow It’s like a little Moscow! I really enjoyed it. Winning a title…

This could be an ATP 500 category tournament

This could be an ATP 500 category tournament

Young Rublev was delighted with the entire event in Belgrade and when asked whether this tournament could be upgraded to the ATP 500 tournament category, the Russian said: “It could. The only thing that is needed is a bit bigger stadium. Well, this one is already big but stands on all four sides are necessary….

Rublev: Novak did not play his best tennis

Rublev: Novak did not play his best tennis

It was Andrey Rublev’s first time in Belgrade and he is travelling from the Serbian capital to Moscow with a trophy awarded to the winner of the Serbia Open. Despite the fact that he defeated the top seed and the people’s favourite, the audience at the Centre Court broke into an applause for the world…

I would like to have Đoković’s career

I would like to have Đoković’s career

Rublev also talked about the Big 3, the top three players in the tennis history: Novak, Roger and Rafa. “I would like to have a career as successful as Đoković’s career. It was a great honour to share the court with Novak. I hope we have many years to play ahead and that we are…

Strong emotions, gratitude and farewell to the most successful coaching team

Strong emotions, gratitude and farewell to the most successful coaching team

The curtain has gone down at the Serbia Open 2022 at the courts of the TC “Novak”. The weather was cold and rainy at the start of the tournament but, as the days went by, the sun started to shine and warm up both the hearts of tennis players because of the support they were…

We submitted our bid for the license

We submitted our bid for the license

The Belgrade tournament has received heaps of praises and the tournament officials are hoping to upgrade the tournament to the ATP 500 category. “We do want to own this licence. We are leasing the licence from the company that organised this tournament in Budapest and Bucharest. We have submitted our bid. It does not make…

The best support of my career

The best support of my career

The best Serbian tennis player, Novak Đoković has once again said how thrilled he is with support he has had in the last couple of days and thanked Belgrade audience. “You don’t have so many opportunities to play in front of your home crowd. Maybe once or twice a year if there is the Davis…

I would advise young Novak to be committed

I would advise young Novak to be committed

Asked what advice the world No. 1 would give to his younger self, Novak Đoković explained: “There are some universal values and general features that are always useful. Commitment is one of them. It is important for a tennis player to think carefully, to think on her/his own, and then make a decision how dedicated…

Đoković: I apologise to the audience

Đoković: I apologise to the audience

World No. 8 Andrey Rublev defeated Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-7, 6-0 to win the Serbia Open’s Easter final. Despite incredible support from approximately 8,500 tennis lovers on the stands, the world No. 1 failed in his attempt to add the Serbia Open 2022 trophy to his large trophy collection. Đoković regrets the lost final but…

Come early, take your place and enjoy

Come early, take your place and enjoy

The big final of the Serbia Open between world No. 1 Novak Đoković and 8 th player in the world Andrey Rublev is scheduled to start at 2 PM at the TC “Novak” at Dorćol. The gates of the complex of tennis courts will be open as early as 10 AM. Having in mind the…

I’ve enjoyed my time in Belgrade this week

I’ve enjoyed my time in Belgrade this week

Rublev is perfectly aware of the fact that tomorrow he will be facing not only Novak Đoković but the audience as well. However, he does not mind, because he has had their support during all his matches this week. “I’ve enjoyed my time in Belgrade and the tournament all week. Spectators cheered me on from…

Rublev: Đoković knows everything but I plan to put up a fight

Rublev: Đoković knows everything but I plan to put up a fight

Andrey Rublev has reached the final of the Serbia Open much easier than expected. In the third match played at the Centre Court of the TC Novak today, it took the young Russian player just one hour and two minutes to seal his victory against Fabio Fognini from Italy, winning 6:2, 6:2. In Orthodox Easter…

Easter final spectacle

Easter final spectacle

After epic semi-final matches, this year’s Serbia Open has its two finalists. World No. 1 Novak Đoković and 8 th player in the world Andrey Rublev will face each other in the final. Both players have provided excellent tennis to spectators and we can expect even stronger support of the home crowd tomorrow. The final…

I was feeding off the energy from the stands

I was feeding off the energy from the stands

Novak Đoković had incredible support at Dorćol. It looked like the stands were as full as they can possible be. The best tennis player in the world did not want to talk about the first set too much but did reveal what helped him up his level in the second and the third set. “I’ll…

Oblak is a big star

Oblak is a big star

Slovenian goalkeeper who plays as a goalkeeper for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Slovenia national team Jan Oblak was among the spectators at Centre Court watching the match between Đoković and Khachanov. “We’ve met after the match. He is a big name in football from this part of Europe. We first met in Madrid…

Đoković: It was my best tennis this season

Đoković: It was my best tennis this season

Feeding off the energy of phenomenal Belgrade crowd during Saturday’s semi-final match played in front of full stands, Novak Đoković has defeated Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov 4:6, 6:1, 6:2. It took him two hours to reach Easter Sunday’s final of the Serbia Open. The world No. 1 did not get off to a good…

Khachanov: Novak knows how to read the opponent and steps up his game when  necessary

Khachanov: Novak knows how to read the opponent and steps up his game when necessary

Karen Khachanov got off to a good start and won the first set but this was all he was able to do today. Then Belgrade audience showed their support for Novak Đoković in full force and it became very clear in the second set that the world No. 1 was heading for a victory. Despite…

South American doubles team wins the Serbia Open

South American doubles team wins the Serbia Open

South American doubles team Ariel Behar and Gonzalo Escobar have won the doubles title at the Serbia Open after they defeated Croatian pair Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić (2:6, 6:3, 7:10). Serbia Open Director Đorđe Đoković handed over the trophy to the winners at the Centre Court. Behar and Escobar have expressed their satisfaction with…

Wide smiles and joy everywhere in the Fan Village

Wide smiles and joy everywhere in the Fan Village

Tennis balls, T-shirts, Serbian flags, baseball caps and books are just some of the items Novak Đoković’s fans asked him to sign before they leave the Serbia Open 2022 and remember the event with fondest memories. The luckiest ones had an opportunity to take a photo as well and capture a special moment they will…

Novak and Khachanov to step on the court after 2 PM

Novak and Khachanov to step on the court after 2 PM

What a day for tennis fans! On Saturday, Belgrade audience will have a chance to enjoy two singles semi-finals and the doubles final at the courts of the TC “Novak” at Dorćol. Croatian doubles team Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić will play against their opponents, South American doubles team Behar and Escobar at Centre Court…

Buy your ticket, enjoy tennis and go green

Buy your ticket, enjoy tennis and go green

Today we celebrate the International Earth Day. In the last couple of years, the world has witnessed major climate changes and Serbia Open organisers have recognised the importance of environmental protection some time ago. The One Ticket – One Tree campaign has launched the activities for greener Serbia. Owing to tennis fans who have been…

Khachanov: I wanted to come to Belgrade

Khachanov: I wanted to come to Belgrade

Karen Khachanov eased into the semi-final against Novak Đoković on Saturday after he defeated Brazilian tennis player Thiago Monteiro. The Russian player is aware that it will not be easy for him because of home crowd and support they’ll be giving to the Serbian player. However, he has no plans of withdrawing without putting up…

Rublev and Fognini on the court again

Rublev and Fognini on the court again

Serbia Open is coming to an end, quarterfinal matches will be played on Friday, as well as the doubles Central court (1pm) Fabio Fognini (ITA) – Oscar Otte (GER) Taro Daniel (JPN) – Andrey Rublev (RUS) Nikola Mektic (CRO)/Mate Pavic (CRO) – Hugo NYS (MON)/Jan Zielinskli (POL) Court 1 (1pm) Tomislav Brkic (BiH)/Nikola Cacic (SRB)…

Pilić is my tennis father

Pilić is my tennis father

The Centre Court match between Đoković and Kecmanović was also watched by Nikola Pilić, a renowned tennis expert who played a very important role in the early days of the best tennis player in the world’s career. “Pilić is my tennis father. It’s been a pleasure to see him again after a couple of years….

Đoković: I needed matches like this

Đoković: I needed matches like this

Novak Đoković has embarked on the match against Miomir Kecmanović in an identical manner as he did the day before in the duel with Laslo Đere. He was one set behind but then the world No. 1 stepped up his game, played excellent tennis and won. “Yes. I needed matches like this. These two wins…

Rublev: I’m happy to have won

Rublev: I’m happy to have won

Andrey Rublev has moved into the quarterfinals of the Serbia Open after he outplayed Czech Jiri Lehecka, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. It was the first match at the Serbia Open for the young Russian tennis player who was not willing to give up even when things were not going his way. However, with the support of…

Visitors with tickets for Friday matches will get a 50% discount on tickets for today’s matches

Visitors with tickets for Friday matches will get a 50% discount on tickets for today’s matches

All tennis fans who purchased their tickets for Friday, April 22 on time will be given a 50% discount for today’s matches. Visitors will be requested to present their tickets for April 22 upon purchase. Tickets are available at two official ticket office counters of the TC “Novak” in Dorćol, and the official ticket counters…

Djokovic - Kecmanovic, Rublev on the court - invitation for the audience

Djokovic – Kecmanovic, Rublev on the court – invitation for the audience

On the fourth day of the Serbia Open, all tennis fans will be able to watch the following matches: Central court (11am): Fabio Fognini (ITA) – Aljaz Bedene (SLO) Jiri Lehecka (CHE) – Andrej Rublev (RUS) Novak Djokovic (SRB) – Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB) Karen Khachanov (RUS) – Thiago Monteiro (BRA) Court 1 (11am) Oscar Otte…

Đoković: It is a confidence-boosting victory

Đoković: It is a confidence-boosting victory

Novak Đoković has progressed into quarterfinals of the Serbia Open after he scraped past Laslo Đere with a 2:6, 7:6(6),7:6(4) victory. It took the world No. 1 three hours and 21 minutes to book his place in another all-Serb match at the complex of tennis courts near the Danube River. Miomir Kecmanović will be his…

I like having younger players come to me for advice

I like having younger players come to me for advice

Several young players have said that they like talking to Novak Đoković because he always gives them valuable advice. It seems that the world No. 1 likes talking to them as well. “It’s not that they need my support so much. They’ve already proven their worth as junior tennis players. Honestly, I don’t like talking…

Menšík is the future of tennis

Menšík is the future of tennis

Young Czech tennis player Jakub Menšík has been awarded a wild card for the Belgrade tournament. Đoković spoke highly of him and did not miss a chance to say that he believes that he is the future of the world tennis. “Menšík played the final of the Australian Open when he was 16. I watched…

Kecmanović is in good shape

Kecmanović is in good shape

Đoković will be facing an even tougher opponent in an all-Serb quarterfinal match. Kecmanović has been playing very well this year and already surpassed Gasquet and Millman at this tournament. His success has not gone unnoticed by the best tennis player in the world. “Kecmanović is in good shape and I’ll be needing the support,”…

Đere has better work habits than any of us

Đere has better work habits than any of us

Đere has better work habits than any of us Đoković heaped praises on Đere and his performance on several occasions. “We practiced together many times. We talked a lot about life and tennis. And not only with him, but with other Serbian players too. I’m always glad to see them succeed, and have a good…

Leg injury has been bothering me a little

Leg injury has been bothering me a little

On several occasions during the match, Đere touched his leg and it became obvious that he was “battling” a small injury, something he has now confirmed. “It is true that my leg has been bothering me a little and I still have to decide whether I’ll play in Portugal. At the beginning, the injury did…

I would like to thank Belgrade audience

I would like to thank Belgrade audience

Laslo Đere has also commented on slightly stronger support the world. No. 1 had from the stands but it seems he did not mind that. “It could be expected and it is understandable that the audience would support Nole but I’ve had my fair share of support as well. I would like to thank Belgrade…

Djere: A big lesson for me

Djere: A big lesson for me

Laslo Djere played excellent tennis against Novak Djokovic but succumbed to pressure in the crucial tie-break in the third set. However, judging by his overall performance, the young tennis player can be satisfied. “I’ve enjoyed this match with Novak. I didn’t feel any pressure. Small details decided the game. I’m satisfied with how I played…

Full stands at the complex of tennis courts near the Danube

Full stands at the complex of tennis courts near the Danube

Not even a mildly cold April evening in Belgrade “brightened up” with wind coming from the Danube River did not prevent tennis fans to fill out the stands on Centre Court in Dorćol. Almost 8.500 spectators watched an exciting match between Novak Đoković and Laslo Đere. Despite the fact that home crowd mostly supported the…

Being in therapy does me good

Being in therapy does me good

Despite the fact that he’s been playing well, Kecmanović believes that there is room for improvement, namely to improve some segments of his game. “My focus is on my work with my strength and conditioning coach and my movements. Then I also work with a mental health specialist although I used to avoid therapy in…

Nole is Nole, Laslo plays well on clay

Nole is Nole, Laslo plays well on clay

The fourth day of the Serbia Open will be a real treat for all tennis fans because there will be an all-Serb match in the quarter-finals. “I can’t’ really say what would be better. Laslo is good on clay but Nole is still Nole. You have to play good tennis against him all the time….

Kecmanović: It’s a good thing I avoided the third set

Kecmanović: It’s a good thing I avoided the third set

Miomir Kecmanović demonstrated that he’s in good shape in the first round match against Richard Gasquet, and proved that he is as fit as ever today, when he defeated John Millman who eliminated Grand Slam winner Dominic Thiem from the tournament just a day earlier. In the first match of the third day of the…

Safiullin withdraws from the tournament

Safiullin withdraws from the tournament

Russian tennis player Roman Safiullin has withdrawn from the Serbia Open tennis tournament due to right foot injury. Furthermore, the tennis match between Novak Đoković and Laslo Đere will now take place immediately after the match between Miomir Kecmanović and John Millman (not before 4:15 PM).

Players will step on the court at 2:15 PM

Players will step on the court at 2:15 PM

Following rainy late morning hours while we were waiting matches to be resumed, the clay court will be ready at 2:15 PM to receive young Serbian tennis hopeful Miomir Kecmanović and Australian tennis player John Millman. See you at the courts of the TC Novak!

Rain suspends today’s order of play

Rain suspends today’s order of play

Due to rain, today's order of play has been revised and the first matches of the third day of the Serbia Open will not start before 2 o'clock. We will keep the public informed in a timely fashion.

Mektić and Pavić spend time with supporters in Fan Village

Mektić and Pavić spend time with supporters in Fan Village

Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavić, the favourite Croatian doubles team, spend their time at the Serbia Open not only playing tennis but with tennis fans as well. The Tokyo Olympics gold medallists and the first Croatian doubles team to win a Grand Slam title in men’s doubles at Wimbledon last year visited the Fan Village…

Taking photos to capture the moment and table tennis racquets

Taking photos to capture the moment and table tennis racquets

Paralympic athletes also had one wish before they parted ways with Đoković. They simply had to take a photo with him. “Can we have a photo with you, please? We would be honoured.” Naturally, Đoković accepted the invitation. Then he received a special gift. He received a table tennis racquet from Paralympic champions Borislava Perić…

Novak on the court

Novak on the court

Matches, April 20, 2022. Central court (11am) John Millman (AUS) – Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB) Karen Khachanov – Roman Safiullin Novak Djokovic (SRB) – Laslo Djere (SRB) Thiago Monteiro (BRA) – Filip Krajinovic (SRB) Court 1 (11am) Jonathan Erlich/Aslan Karatsev – Matthew Ebden (AUS)/Max Purcell (AUS) Nikola Mektic (CRO)/Mate Pavic (CRO) – Hans Hach Verdugo (MEX)…

Paralympic athletes visited Đoković

Paralympic athletes visited Đoković

Members of the Serbian Paralympic team, headed by the president of the Paralympic Committee of Serbia Zoran Mićović were guests at the Serbia Open tournament today, and visited the best tennis player in the world on the occasion. After his practice session with Aslan Karatsev, Novak Đoković joined his guests who waited for him at…

Come, take a seat, watch and enjoy

Come, take a seat, watch and enjoy

Dorćol is the world. Swarms of both local and foreign tennis lovers whose sole reason to visit Belgrade is to experience the tennis spectacle near the Danube River have descended on the complex of tennis courts “Novak” in the last three days. Although main events are played on Centre and other courts, many visitors also…

Millman: I would like to last at this tournament

Millman: I would like to last at this tournament

Australian tennis player John Millman has taken a surprise victory at the Serbia Open. In an interesting match that lasted 2 hours and 33 minutes, he upset Belgrade audience’s favourite Dominic Thiem, and won 6:3, 3:6, 6:4. Millman was not hiding his satisfaction with the result after a demanding match. He praised his opponent as…

Rublev planted a tree

Rublev planted a tree

Reforestation of Serbia continues during the tournament. Trees are planted across Serbia owing to visitors of the Serbia Open tennis tournament and the One Ticket – One Tree environmental campaign. World No. 8 Andrey Rublev took the opportunity to join the campaign when he planted a tree accompanied by the tournament director, Đorđe Đoković. Rublev…

Krajinović: I’ve set higher expectations

Krajinović: I’ve set higher expectations

Filip Krajinović has emerged victorious after a 107-minute long match with Belgian tennis player David Goffin on Centre Court. After an emotional second set, the Serbian tennis player managed to secure a victory, 6:3, 7:6(4). “Having the support of home crowd is a great advantage, and I felt it today despite the fact that I…

The Sabanov brothers are exceptional

The Sabanov brothers are exceptional

The Sabanov brothers, Ivan and Matej, are Filip Krajinović’s close friends. At the beginning of their career, he helped them a lot and the Sombor-native even passed them on some of his racquets in the past. “They are exceptional. I’ve known them my whole life. We are very close friends. I’m glad that they have…

Kecmanović made an impression in the Fan Village

Kecmanović made an impression in the Fan Village

After his stunning win over Richard Gasquet yesterday, one of favourite local tennis players, Miomir Kecmanović, made a real impression in the Fan Village when he decided to devote some of his free time to socialise and converse with Serbia Open visitors. Numerous tennis fans were delighted to see Kecmanović and took this opportunity to…

I hope that Međedović will improve his rankings

I hope that Međedović will improve his rankings

Đere also praised young Međedović after the match, and added that he hoped that Međedović would enter the Top 100. “We played against each other for the first time. We practiced together at hard court a couple of times. He was definitely a worthy opponent. He lost his grip on the game in the middle…

Međedović: I know I’m on the right track

Međedović: I know I’m on the right track

Despite being in the lead in the first set, young Hamad Međedović, the winner of the recent ITF Antalya Tournament, has been defeated by Laslo Đere. The young tennis player from Novi Pazar played better at the start of the match, he had a three game advantage, but his lack ran out towards the end…

Đere: I feel lucky to have an opportunity to play with Đoković in Belgrade

Đere: I feel lucky to have an opportunity to play with Đoković in Belgrade

Laslo Đere has won an all-Serb match with Hamad Međedović in straight sets, 6:4,7:5, and is scheduled to take on Novak Đoković on Centre Court tomorrow. Although he was falling behind three games in the first set, Đere managed to level up and win the first set. The second set was not a given for…

I sacrificed speed to try hitting to the corners

I sacrificed speed to try hitting to the corners

Međedović’s serve was much faster before, approximately at 230 km/h. However, this time it was obvious that his serve was much slower. “My focus was on hitting to the corners. I did not care about the speed much. This was part of my tactics. I was more focused on other details,” Međedović explained.

Compliments for Kecmanović

Compliments for Kecmanović

Miomir Kecmanović has been playing exceptionally well since the start of this year. The World No. 1 did not miss his chance to pay compliments to Kecmanović. “The progress Kecmanović has made in his game is obvious. In the first place his progress refers to how he moves on the court. His strokes have always…

Kecmanović at the start of the Serbia Open

Kecmanović at the start of the Serbia Open

The first round of the main part of the draw at the Serbia Open 2022 starts on Monday, with matches at 11 am. Central court (from 11 am) Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) – Aljaz Bedene (FRA) Cristian Garin (CHI) – Holger Rune (DAN) Richard Gasquet (FRA) – Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB) Fabio Fognini (ITA) – Marco Cecchinato…

Đoković: I expect audience to be the wind beneath my wings

Đoković: I expect audience to be the wind beneath my wings

Belgrade audience is eagerly waiting to watch the best Serbian tennis player and so does he. Novak Đoković is optimistic ahead of his first match at the Serbia Open and his smile at the press conference spoke volumes. The world No. 1 is ready for the first match against one of his fellow Serbs (Međedović/Đere)…

Everyone is welcome in Serbia

Everyone is welcome in Serbia

Foreign reporters have showed great interest in the Belgrade tournament and Đoković suggested them where to go and what to see. “If this is your first time here, welcome, people here are kind, and we have many landmarks you can visit. Serbia is a very important country, placed between the East and the West. Our…

Paris as a goal

Paris as a goal

When it comes to his goals at the Serbia Open, everything remains the same with the best Serbian tennis player. “My goal is always the same. I want to get as many victories as possible and I can’t really say that I would be satisfied with the quarter-finals, or the semi-finals. I always aim at…

Khachanov delighted children in Fan Village

Khachanov delighted children in Fan Village

In addition to cheering for tennis players, tennis fans took this opportunity to spend some time in the Fan Village. In the afternoon hours, they were joined by Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov. The Russian ace had a “day off” as one of the seeds at the tournament and decided to help the visitors to…

We are hoping to see full stands on Wednesday

We are hoping to see full stands on Wednesday

Tennis fans have showed how eager they were to watch best tennis players and how much of a support they can be on the stands. This kind of an atmosphere at the Serbia Open becomes an unforgettable experience for the majority of tennis players and retold for days. Tennis fans’ greatest expectations include Wednesday’s match…

Kecmanović: I’ve learned to play on clay

Kecmanović: I’ve learned to play on clay

Miomir Kecmanović has beaten French veteran Richard Gasquet 6:0. 6:3. The Serbian tennis player is in the best shape of his life and won more easily than expected. The second best ranked Serbian tennis player has admitted that clay is “not his favourite surface” to say the least but that he felt good during the…

I have made progress in my way of thinking on the court

I have made progress in my way of thinking on the court

Since the start of the year, the second best ranked Serbian tennis player has been playing his best tennis so far we had an opportunity to see at the tournaments in Miami and Indian Wells. This year, Kecmanović has played four quarterfinals and reached a score of 18 victories and seven defeats in the season….

Rune: I am satisfied with how I played

Rune: I am satisfied with how I played

Young Danish tennis player Holger Rune has easily advanced to the second round after he defeated world No. 31, Chilean Cristian Garin in two sets, 6:3, 6:1. It seems that Rune already has many admirers among local tennis fans since spectators cheered for him during the entire match. “I feel good although I’ve played a…

Novak is an inspiration, the best out of the Big Three.

Novak is an inspiration, the best out of the Big Three.

The 18-year-old tennis player then talked about Novak Đoković. He had an opportunity to see Novak often at the complex of tennis courts in the last couple of days. It is now a well-known fact that the Serbian tennis player is the young Danish player’s idol, the fact Rune willingly admits to. “Novak is really…

The complex of tennis courts is fantastic, the gym is one of the best

The complex of tennis courts is fantastic, the gym is one of the best

Kukushkin has also expressed his admiration for the complex of tennis courts of the TC Novak in Dorćol. “Honestly, I was surprised by the size of the Centre Court but, unfortunately, I lost the match. The entire complex of tennis courts is fantastic, the gym is great, big, one of the best at the Tour….

Kukushkin: I wasn’t expecting early elimination

Kukushkin: I wasn’t expecting early elimination

Mikhail Kukushkin from Kazakhstan has lost his first-round match with Aljaz Bedene with a score 6:7, 6:4, 3:6. Players were evenly matched in the first set. In the second set, the Slovenian tennis player took the lead but then the experienced Kazakhstani player managed to fight back. In the clash of the two veterans, Bedene…

Nole suggests interesting matches with intensive training sessions

Nole suggests interesting matches with intensive training sessions

World. No. 1 Novak Đoković is gearing up for his participation at the Serbia Open tournament and his today’s training session at the courts in Dorćol is yet another proof. Novak demonstrated that he is in great shape with his powerful line shots. His attractive shots suggest that we can expect exciting matches in the…

Umbrellas, tennis balls and T-shirts with Novak’s picture best- selling merchandise items

Umbrellas, tennis balls and T-shirts with Novak’s picture best- selling merchandise items

In addition to tennis matches, it seems that tennis fans also enjoy their time in the Fan Village very much. Organizers have done their best to prepare a programme with miscellaneous activities once again. On the opening day of the Serbia Open 2022, the gift shop and the booth of the TC Novak attracted largest…

Qualifying matches watched by more than 3,000 spectators

Qualifying matches watched by more than 3,000 spectators

This year’s Serbia Open, a tournament in the ATP World Tour 250 series, kicked off with qualifying rounds which, as expected, garnered great attention of tennis fans. More than 3,000 people had an opportunity to watch tennis from the stands of the TC Novak and enjoy attractive shots and phenomenal atmosphere from the start of…

Our country is becoming greener thanks to the Serbia Open tennis tournament

The One Ticket One Tree campaign continues across Serbia and the latest greener location is the municipality of Kula! Owing to tennis fans, as much as four hectares of land have been covered with new seedlings in the municipality in which forest cover used to be 6.1%. Approximately 1.200 seedlings have been planted and its…

Full stands at the courts of TC “Novak”

Full stands at the courts of TC “Novak”

After one year of eager expectation for one of the biggest sports events in Serbia, full stands at the courts of the TC “Novak” marked more than excellent start of the Serbia Open 2022 tournament! Many citizens of Belgrade as well as spectators from other Serbian towns gathered in Dorćol to watch matches that promise…

Rublev: I feel at home in Belgrade

Rublev: I feel at home in Belgrade

Andrey Rublev, one of the top 10 men’s tennis players, will skip the first round of the Serbia Open and cannot meet Novak Đoković before the final. The Russian tennis player has expressed his satisfaction to be able to play in Belgrade this year, and did not hide his ambitions to win the trophy. “I…

Thiem: I will fight for every point

Thiem: I will fight for every point

Ahead of this year’s Serbia Open tennis tournament, former World No. 3 and winner of the Adria Tour 2020, Dominic Thiem has highlighted that he is enjoying his time in Belgrade and that he can hardly wait to step on the court. Thiem is currently ranked 51st in the ATP Tour and this is his…

Doubles draws revealed

Doubles draws revealed

Tennis fans will also have an opportunity to enjoy doubles teams play tennis. Wild cards for this part of the competition have been granted to doubles team Hamad Međedović (SRB)/Jakub Menšik (CZE) and the Sabanov brothers, Ivan and Matej. Top seeds Nikola Mektić and Mate Pavlić’s first opponents will be doubles team Hans Hach Verdugo…

Kecmanović believes it is important to focus ahead of the match

Kecmanović believes it is important to focus ahead of the match

Ahead of the start of official matches to be played at the courts of the TC “Novak” we have prepared a couple of questions for our tennis player, Miomir Kecmanović, who has been in good form lately. Having in mind that the tournament is taking place in Serbia and in front of local audience, we…

Astrophysics for Lajović

Astrophysics for Lajović

We asked our Dušan Lajović how big of a motive can be to play in front of local audience and what would he do if he had chosen a different profession. 1) We can so rarely experience this incredible feeling of playing in front of our home crowd and it is always a pleasure to…

Career in music to follow tennis career for Krajinović

Career in music to follow tennis career for Krajinović

In his answer to our questions how would he feel to play at the tournament taking place in his homeland and in front of local crowd, whether he had any special rituals ahead of the match and what would be his alternative life calling, Krajinović told us the following: 1) It is a great honour…

Đere thrilled because of local audience

Đere thrilled because of local audience

Whilst we are waiting for the start of the first match at the Serbia Open 2022, Laslo Đere was telling us how glad he was to have the support of local audience from the stands, his rituals ahead of the game and whether he was thinking about a different life calling instead of tennis ….

Belgrade citizens thrilled by Thiem

Belgrade citizens thrilled by Thiem

Dominic Thiem, who attended today’s main draw in Belgrade, thrilled numerous tennis fans who gathered at TC Big to watch a public draw ceremony for the upcoming Serbia Open 2022 tennis tournament. After the schedule of matches to be played on the courts of TC Novak as of April 18 has been revealed, Thiem took…

Wild cards for Međedović, Tabilo and Kukushkin

Wild cards for Međedović, Tabilo and Kukushkin

Serbian tennis player Hamad Međedović, Alejandro Tabilo from Chile and Mikhail Kukushkin from Kazakhstan will play in the main draw of the upcoming Serbia Open 2022 thanks to a wild card. In the opening round, Hamad Međedović will square off with his fellow Serb Laslo Đere, Tabilo with Oscar Otte whilst Kukushkin’s opponent will be…

Main draw of Serbia Open 2022 revealed

Main draw of Serbia Open 2022 revealed

Matches of the main draw of the Serbia Open 2022 scheduled to take place at the courts of the TC Novak from April 18-24 have been revealed on the premises of Big Shopping Centre. World No. 1 and the tournament’s first seed Novak Đoković will skip the opening round. His opponent in the second round…

Tim's first trainings in Dorcol

Tim’s first trainings in Dorcol

There is only one day left until the beginning of the biggest tennis spectacle in the country and the region – the Serbia Open. Most of the players arrived, and many of them are using time for training, in order to better prepare for the upcoming matches. One of them is Dominic Thiem, who is…

Museum of Illusions in the spirit of Serbia Open

Museum of Illusions in the spirit of Serbia Open

Are you aware of the connection between tennis and the Museum of Illusions? Some people would say that there is no connection, but the real tennis fans know that the answer lies in the clay-court tournament Serbia Open scheduled to start in our capital in two days! In the spirit of excitement surrounding this tennis…

One Ticket One Tree campaign across Serbia

One Ticket One Tree campaign across Serbia

Reforestation of Serbia has started! Thanks to the tennis fans who will watch the Serbia Open from the stands of the “Novak” Tennis Centre in the upcoming days, more than 35,000 seedlings on approximately 100 hectares of land will be planted across our country. Namely, this year, the tournament will also provide a contribution to…

One Ticket One Tree campaign at Serbia Open 2022 launched

One Ticket One Tree campaign at Serbia Open 2022 launched

The first seedling within the One Ticket – One Tree campaign was planted by Serbia Open 2022 Director Đorđe Đoković and Serbian tennis player Miomir Kecmanović in Ušće Park, in the vicinity of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade. Belgrade Deputy Mayor Goran Vesić also joined in and planted a tree. “I am very…

ONLY A WEEK LEFT BEFORE THE START OF THE SERBIA OPEN 2022

ONLY A WEEK LEFT BEFORE THE START OF THE SERBIA OPEN 2022

Belgrade, April 10, 2022 – Only a week is left before the start of the Serbia Open 2022. The best tennis players, with Novak Đoković at the helm, more than 8,500 fans, a fan village offering different activities, planting of more than 35,000 seedlings on 80 hectares across Serbia – are just some of the…

Serbia Open 2022 and Telekom ink sponsorship agreement

Serbia Open 2022 and Telekom ink sponsorship agreement

Once again this year, Telekom Srbija company is a proud sponsor of the Serbia Open 2022 tennis tournament scheduled to take place from April 17-24 at the courts of the “Novak” Tennis Centre in Belgrade. The inking of the sponsorship agreement marks the continuation of cooperation started last year at the tournaments that presented Belgrade…

Gaël Monfils pulls out of the Belgrade tournament

Gaël Monfils pulls out of the Belgrade tournament

Following a right heel injury, Gaël Monfils has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming tournaments in Monte Carlo and the Serbia Open 2022 in Belgrade. “We are very sorry for Monfils and his withdrawal from the Serbia Open 2022. We wish him speedy recovery and we hope that he will come to our capital…

ORDER OF PLAY

ORDER OF PLAY

On Sunday, April 17, the tickets for first day of the qualifiers will be free-of-charge for all tennis fans. As of Monday, April 18, all tennis matches will start at 11 AM, except the quarterfinals, which will start at 1 PM, and the singles semi-finals and the final scheduled to start at 2 PM. The…

KECMANOVIĆ IS PREPARING FOR THE SERBIA OPEN

KECMANOVIĆ IS PREPARING FOR THE SERBIA OPEN

This year again, Serbian tennis player Miomir Kecmanović will participate at the coming Serbia Open 2022 tournament, scheduled for April 17-24 at the Tennis Centre “Novak” courts. Starting preparations for the tournament in Belgrade after a big success in Miami, Kecmanović has shared satisfaction with the opportunity to play on clay in his hometown with…

AHEAD OF SERBIA OPEN 2022 TOURNAMENT

AHEAD OF SERBIA OPEN 2022 TOURNAMENT

Children enjoyed learning attractive tennis moves from Viktor Troicki Numerous children enjoyed their time spent with Viktor Troicki today, and practiced the most attractive tennis moves at an improvised tennis court at the TC BIG Novi Sad. Celebrated tennis player and Serbia’s Davis Cup team head coach Viktor Troicki talked to the youngest tennis fans,…

GET-TOGETHER WITH VIKTOR TROICKI AT THE TC BIG NOVI SAD

GET-TOGETHER WITH VIKTOR TROICKI AT THE TC BIG NOVI SAD

Within the promotion of the Serbia Open 2022 tournament, on Saturday, April 02, head coach of Serbia’s Davis Cup team Viktor Troicki will socialise with visitors of the TC BIG Novi Sad. On the occasion, from 04.00 p.m. until 06.00 p.m., Viktor will demonstrate some of the most attractive tennis moves at an improvised tennis…

STRONG INTEREST IN TICKETS FOR THE SERBIA OPEN 2022 TOURNAMENT

STRONG INTEREST IN TICKETS FOR THE SERBIA OPEN 2022 TOURNAMENT

In the first days of the ticket sales, more than 35% of the capacity for the finals of the coming most relevant tennis tournament in the region, Serbia Open 2022, was already sold, and there is strong interest of tennis fans in earlier tournament rounds as well. The Serbia Open 2022 will be held on…

Rublev and Karatsev to participate at Serbia Open this year

Rublev and Karatsev to participate at Serbia Open this year

March 22, 2022 – The Serbia Open 2022 is becoming ever more interesting to top world tennis players. Andrey Rublev, who is currently the 7th player in the world, has confirmed his participation in Belgrade, which will give Belgrade auidence an opportunity to see one of the top tennis seeds at play. Another Russian tennis…

KAREN KHACHANOV DOESN’T HIDE THE EXCITEMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN SERBIA OPEN 2022

KAREN KHACHANOV DOESN’T HIDE THE EXCITEMENT FOR PARTICIPATION IN SERBIA OPEN 2022

Karen Khachanov, a Russian tennis player who is currently the 28 th player on the ATP list, will participate in the upcoming Serbia Open 2022 tournament, which will be held from April 17 th to 24 th at the Novak Tennis Center. On that occasion, Khachanov, addressed his fans in Belgrade through a short video…

SALES OF TICKETS FOR THE SERBIA OPEN LAUNCHED

SALES OF TICKETS FOR THE SERBIA OPEN LAUNCHED

One tree per each ticket sold will be planted Exactly one month prior to the start of the Serbia Open 2022 tournament, the sales of tickets for matches at the TC Novak were launched. All tournament visitors will have the opportunity to provide significant contribution to environmental protection, as one tree per each ticket sold…

Sale of tickets as of March 17

Sale of tickets as of March 17

The sale of tickets for the upcoming Serbia Open 2022 starts on Thursday, March 17, via www.tickets.rs. For all tennis lovers, two types of tickets will be offered – tickets for the Central Court matches and tickets for the fan village and matches for the Courts 1 and 2. See you at the Serbia Open…

Audience back on stands

Audience back on stands

The main singles draw at the Serbia Open 2022 ATP 250 Tournament will include 28 players, three of whom will get a wild-card, whereas four players will ensure participation via the qualifiers, held on April 17-18. The main singles draw will also include 19 players based on their ATP ranking, while the doubles draw will…

Serbia Open 2022’s environmental contribution

Serbia Open 2022’s environmental contribution

The Serbia Open 2022 tournament will make relevant environmental contribution this year, as one tree will be planted both in Belgrade and across Serbia for each ticket sold. Also, for the first time this year, a fan village will be open, where various entertaining activations, such as mini concerts and activities promoting sports, family socialising…

Serbia Open 2022 in Belgrade again

Serbia Open 2022 in Belgrade again

After last year’s successfully organised tennis tournaments, the Serbian capital will host some of the best players this year again, at the Serbia Open 2022 ATP 250 Tournament. The clay-court tournament will be organised on April 17-24, at the courts of the “Novak” Tennis Centre, and in addition to the record-holder in the number of…

Berrettini: I am sad there was no audience

Italian tennis player Mateo Berrettini has won a place in the Serbian Open finals. He was victorious against Japan’s Tara Daniel in a three-set win, 6:1, 6:7, 6:0. Their match took place after the marathon-like first semi-final match between Đoković and Karatsev. “I have watched most of the match because we were supposed to go…

Unique tennis academy concept

Novak also talked about founding his own tennis academy, which is yet to be officially opened. “My plan is to create my own concept for the academy, it has been in the works since December, when some of our and foreign players were there. We are testing the methodology and philosophy of our work and…

Serbia Open Begins

The matches of the main part of the draw of the 2021 Serbia Open will start on Monday at noon. As many as four Serbian tennis players will play on the Central Court. The first match will be between Nikola Milojević and the Argentinian player Federico Coria. Immediately after them, Viktor Troicki and Marco Cecchinato…

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