Novak Djokovic won the 34th tournament of a series «masters» in his career
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic in the final of the tournament series «masters» in Paris won representing Canada by Denis Shapovalov with the score 6:3, 6:4. Prize Fund of the competition exceed €5.2 million.
The meeting lasted 1 hour and 6 minutes. During this time Djokovic played two ACE, made one double fault, and converted two break-points out of four, never losing his serve.
Earlier during the tournament, the Serb, seeded in Paris under the first number, beat Frenchman Corentine Mut, Kyle Edmund from great Britain, the representative of Greece Stefanos of Zizipus and Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov. All week it never lost a set.
Djokovic won the Paris masters for the fifth time in his career, updating your own record. Three times in these competitions were won by Russian Marat Safin and German Boris Becker.
The tournament series «masters» Djokovic has won 34 times. On this indicator it concedes only to Spaniard Rafael Nadal (35 titles).
Just for a career, Djokovic won the 77th tournament, equaling the occupying fifth place with American John McEnroe. Ahead of Nadal (84), Ivan Lendl, representing the USA and Czechoslovakia (94), the Swiss Roger Federer (103) and the American Jimmy Connors (109).
Despite the victory in Paris, Djokovic next week will lose the title of the first racket of the world and will fall into second place in the ranking. The leader will be Nadal, who withdrew from Rolex Paris Masters due to injury before the semi-final against Shapovalov. The representative of Canada for the first time in his career, will become the 15th player in the world.