Friday, October 30, 2009

Rihanna Roulette Falls Short, Were Music Fans Right ?

October 30, 2009

After becoming one of the most discussed singles of the year, would seem to be a shoe in for a record breaking debut. According to this week's Billboard Hot 100 charts however, Rihanna's "Russian Roulette"Rihanna's "Russian Roulette" might have failed to impress music fans.

Leading the "Rehab" singer's forthcoming album "Rated R," "Russian Roulette" was deemed a wrong move or single choice by some fans last week.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Djokovic back to no.3 in the ATP Rankings!

   After spending twenty weeks ranked no.4, Novak is back to position no.3 in the ATP Rankings, that he reached on July 9, 2007 for the first time.
  Novak has 7,950 points in the latest ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals ) Ranking list as of Monday, October 19, which is 560 more than Brit Andy Murray who fell to no.4.
   Top 10 players in Singles Rankings:
1. Roger Federer (10,805)
2. Rafael Nadal (9,095)
3. Novak Djokovic (7,950)
4. Andy Murray (7,390)
5. Juan Martin Del Potro (6,315)
6. Nikolay Davydenko (4,700)
7. Andy Roddick (4,690)
8. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (4,040)
9. Fernando Verdasco (3,400)
10. Robin Soderling (3,235)
Novak is still third in the latest ATP Race Rankings with 6,410 points. The race to claim the three remaining places at the ATP World Tour finals in London intensifies. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro qualified for the event.
  The best Serbian tennis player climbed up two places in the Doubles Rankings. With the identical number of points as last week (585), he is ranked no.123.

  SOURCE: Novak Djokovic Official WebSite
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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Nole faces Cilic in the finals!

Second seed Novak Djokovic reached the China Open finals with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over no.6 seed Robin Soderling of Sweden. The match lasted 1 hour and 21 minutes.
  The best Serbian tennis player made a break already in the opening game of the semi-final match. He made two double faults in the eighth game and faced a break point, but held to keep the advantage.
Djokovic used his third break/set point and won the set 6-3 in 38 minutes.
  Soderling started the second set better, breaking Novak’s service in the first game, but the 22-year old broke back in the fourth game using his fourth opportunity to level the score. Nole made one more break in the eighth game and then closed the set and match 6-3.

  Djokovic hit 6 aces to Soderling’s 4.
Novak capitalised on 4 of his 12 chances for break, while Soderling converted 1 of his 2 break points.

  Nole is appearing in his 8th final of the year. He will play against no.8 seed Marin Cilic in attempt to win a 14th career title and third in 2009. The Croat stunned no.1 seed Spaniard Rafael Nadal in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. Djokovic has a 3-0 head to head record against Cilic.
  The winner of the ATP World Tour 500 tournament in Beijing (hard, $2,100,500) will get 500 points and $500,000. Djokovic leads the ATP World Tour with 62 match wins this season. He will improve his ranking to no.3 on October 19.
  SOURCE: Novak Djokovic Official WebSite
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