Djokovic wins another title, end Tsonga’s run in Shanghai

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Novak Djokovic won his 17th consecutive match and captured a second straight title on the Asian Swing by rolling over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-4 in the final of the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Sunday. Djokovic, whose current streak also includes titles at the U.S. Open and in Beijing, needed just one hour and 18 minutes to prevail.

Djokovic dropped serve once in the first set but more than made up for that hiccup with three victorious return games.

A more competitive second set saw Tsonga kick things off with four consecutive holds. The Frenchman, however, never had any prayer against his opponent’s serve. In fact, Tsonga won only a single point in five return games. A double-fault by the underdog on break point at 4-4, ad-out proved to be decisive.

Highlights:

“Today the key was to get as many serves back into play to Jo because he has one of the biggest serves in…

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