HEAD's Novak Djokovic leaves China with two titles and a 20-match win streak as he completed a successful fortnight in the East with a 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(3) defeat of Juan-Martin Del Potro to win a second straight title at the Rolex Shanghai Masters.
Djokovic, who endorses the YouTek™ Graphene™ Speed, has been playing to his maximum in Beijing and Shanghai and heads to Europe with both trophies in his suitcase. "It was a great experience again in Shanghai with a thrilling performance from both, my opponent tonight and myself," said Djokovic. "We had a fantastic final. I just managed to hold my emotions and believed in the victory enough in the end to play the right shots at the right time." The Serb now owns 15 Masters 1000 trophies and 39 titles overall. "I've been living my dream here and I'm trying to cherish every moment. For me this is one of the best events in the world.
HEAD Racquet Rebel Ivan Dodig, who recommends the YouTek™ IG Radical, won the doubles title alongside Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo as the pair beat Spaniards Fernando Verdasco and David Marrero 7-6(2), 6-7(6), 10-2.
It was their first title together and moved them to third in the ATP ranking with a chance to reach the year-end event in London next month. "It's important for us"," said Dodig. "We're looking forward to having another great experience after this title and play in the last eight teams in London."