Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has won the Tokyo ATP 500 tournament on Sunday and played on hard court after defeating Australia's John Millman (6-3, 6-2) in the final, a result that allows him to take hold as number one in the ATP ranking against Spaniard Rafa Nadal.
In his first participation in the Japanese contest, the Balkan sealed an immaculate tournament by raising the wound without having given up a set throughout the week. With this, he won the 76th title of his career and fourth of the season, after the Australian Open, the Mutua Madrid Open and Wimbledon .
Belgrade's was enough a break in the fourth game to win the first round. In the second, a 4-0 paved his way, which ended without having faced any 'break' ball against and in an hour and nine minutes of play.
All this before facing the Shanghai Masters 1,000 , where he will seek to defend the title won last year and where he needs not to lose points . Nadal resigned from playing the eighth Masters 1,000 of the year due to a problem in the left wrist that already forced him to leave in the Laver Cup, although he will not lose points, since he also did not play the appointment in 2018.
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