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Top-seeded Novak Djokovic extended his perfect record at the China Open when he outlasted third-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 7-6 (4), 6-2 in the final on Sunday.
Djokovic has won the tournament on all three occasions he has entered, beating Marin Cilic in the 2009 final and David Ferrer in 2010.
The Serb has won 65 matches this season, the most wins by any player on the ATP tour. He's also won four titles this year, including defending his Australian Open title.
The women's champion will be determined later when top-seeded Victoria Azarenka plays No. 2-seeded Maria Sharapova in Sunday night's final.
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How incredibly awesome is this! After Novak Djokovic beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the China Open, the ball kids requested that Novak dance with them at his trophy ceremony.
BEIJING, China – After capturing the China Open title, Novak Djokovic thrilled fans with his imitation of the dance from the hit “Gangnam Style” by South Korean rapper Psy.
Djokovic said he did not rehearse the dance and that if he wins next week in Shanghai he might do it.
“No rehearsals,” Djokovic said. “The only time I have done it, I think, was a week ago...
After beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the China Open, Novak Djokovic appeared to just want to collect his trophy and go back to his hotel. However, Novak was pressured into doing Gangnam Style dancing with some ball boys/ball girls before he left the scene of the victory:
By Abigail Hinto
BEIJING, China – The player who has broken Jo-Wilfred Tsonga‘s dreams every time, has done it again. Novak Djokovic remains unbeaten at the China Open as he wins his third title here in four years defeating Tsonga 7-6 (4), 6-2.
Tsonga was the better player for most of the first set. He was dictating with his forehand and changing up the pace with his sliced...
By Ian Horne, editor of Shanghai-Masters-Live.com and Live-Tennis
After the US Open, the next major event of the 2012 season will be the Shanghai Rolex Masters. This competition has made its mark as a standout event and the second to last Masters 1000 series tournament on the ATP calendar. Sure, it might not boast the kind of history that many of the European and North American...