Roger Federer, Rafel Nadal Bid to Dethrone Novak Djokovic in Shanghai

Novak Djokovic is eyeing to end the year as number one for the third time but hoping to derail his plans are resurgent Roger Federer and fit-again Rafael Nadal.

updated: October 07, 2014 13:04 IST
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File photo: Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal pose together at Key Biscane in 2014 before their men's singles final match.

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Shanghai: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal enter this week's Shanghai Masters bidding to unseat current champion Novak Djokovic, who appears on an unstoppable march to ending the year as number one for the third time.

"Incredible" was how the Serbian described his victory in the China Open final on Sunday, one of the most one-sided tennis finals of recent years.

"With this kind of performance, and with this domination result-wise, I mean it's never happened," Djokovic said after defeating world number six Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2.

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