28 Feb 2012

A win and a loss for Djokovic in Dubai

6:44 pm on 28 February 2012

A win and a loss for Djokovic at the Dubai Tennis Championship.

World number one Novak Djokovic started the defence of his title with a straight sets victory over Germany's Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, while his younger brother Marko was beaten by Kazakhstan's Andrey Golubev.

At Marko's age of 20, Novak was already number 3 in the world and had won the Australian Open.... the younger Djokovic is currently ranked at number 869.