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Novak Djokovic won Barclays ATP World Tour Final after defeating Rafael Nadal

Nov 12, 2013 11:25 IST

Novak Djokovic on 11 November 2013 retained the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals title after defeating the number one, Rafael Nadal. The world number two Djokovic, won 6-3, 6-4 at the O2 Arena in London. The ATP world tour took place from 4 to 11 November 2013.
    
He earned 1923000 US dollar as prize money and 1500 Emirates ATP Rankings points, while Nadal earned 1013000 US dollar and 1000 points as he dropped to a 10-4 record in finals in 2013.

Earlier, Djokovic won the same title in the year 2008 and 2012. This is the fifth time, when number 1 versus number 2 in the final in 44 years. They were:

2013:  Number 2 Djokovic defeated Number 1 Nadal
2012:  Number 1 Djokovic defeated Number 2 Federer
2010:  Number 2 Federer defeated Number 1 Nadal
1986:  Number 1 Lendl defeated Number 2 Becker
1983:  Number 2 McEnroe defeated Number 1 Lendl

Djokovic extended his unbeaten run to 22 matches as he claimed the season-ending title for the third time. With this win, he became the seventh player to win the year-end championship at least three times namely Roger Federer (six titles), Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras (five each), Ilie Nastase (four), and Boris Becker and John McEnroe (three each). 

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