Serbia's non-playing captain Bogdan Obradovic is confident of beating India in their Davis Cup World Group playoff which starts Friday, saying his team is "one of the best in the world" even in the absence of Novak Djokovic.
Defending champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia endured 11 double faults and unrelenting pressure on serve to beat 2010 champ Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-3 to reach the Tashkent Open quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia and 2011 US Open singles champion Samantha Stosur of Australia won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title Sunday with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Taiwan's Chan Hao-ching.
Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands and Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany won the mixed doubles title at the French Open by defeating eighth-seeded Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia and Julia Goerges of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 10-7 on Thursday.
After defeating Rafael Nadal to win his third Italian Open on Sunday, Novak Djokovic dedicated his victory to his flooded homeland of Serbia. On Tuesday he went a step further, donating his entire check from the tournament to relief efforts.