Concerned with Denis Shapovalov, Novak Djokovic won the Paris Masters for the Fifth Times

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic won the 34th Masters title in his career after frustrating young Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov 6-3 6-4 at the top of the Paris Masters.

Novak Djokovic appeared untouched in his service and made good use of Shapovalov’s faltering start which was broken twice in the first Masters 1000 final of his career, in order to claim the fifth Paris masters title in his career and extend his unbeaten list against Shapovalov to 4-0.

“I think in the match this time I showed the best service throughout the tournament and that’s why the match was quite short,” said Djokovic.

“I put him under pressure in the second serve and from behind the field, I appeared solid and didn’t give him many chances.”

“It was one of the best matches I played at the Paris Masters this season. My appearance is increasing every day.”

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With this victory, Djokovic added 1,000 points to the Race To London standings to 8,945 points and 640 points adrift of Rafael Nadal (9,585 points) who will become the world number 1 on Monday (04/11) for the first time this season.

Nadal withdrew from the semifinals against Shapovalov due to injury, but plans to prepare to compete in the ATP Finals which will hold on November 10-17 in London.

In addition, with this victory, Djokovic is only one title adrift of Nadal who is currently the player with the most Masters titles (35 titles).

In addition to bringing home his title, Djokovic who equaled Dominic Thiem’s ​​achievements this season by winning his fifth title, was entitled to receive a prize money of 995,720 Euros.

While Shapovalov received 600 points and prize money of 503,730 Euros. With these points, Shapovalov predicted to move up to 15th in the world.

World number 1 tennis player Djokovic set another record in his career by advancing to the final of the Masters 50th 50th in his career after picking a 7-6 6-4 victory over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

With this victory, Novak Djokovic extended his unbeaten run in the Paris Masters semifinals after winning 85 percent of his first serve to advance to the sixth final at the Paris Masters.

With his ninth victory in ten meetings against Dimitrov, Djokovic advanced to the sixth final of the season (4-1).

Four-time champion at the Paris Masters, drew with Dominic Thiem (5-1) and Roger Federer (4-2) in second place as the player who played the most finals this season after Daniil Medvedev who made it to nine finals (4-5) in this season.

Djokovic, who is currently aiming to end this season as world number 1 for the sixth time in his career, will compete against Denis Shapovalov in the top party and Djokovic is still unbeaten from three previous meetings against Shapovalov.

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