Novak Djokovic wins ATP World Tour Finals for 4th consecutive time

World number one Novak Djokovic from Serbia has become the first tennis player to win the ATP World Tour Finals for record fourth consecutive time.

In the final match played in London (England), Djokovic defeated third seed Roger Federer of Switzerland by 6-3, 6-4 score.

With this win, Djokovic surpassed previous record of Ivan Lendl’s set in 1987 after he had won his third straight Tour Finals title.

Overall, it was the fifth time that Djokovic won this tournament and earlier he had won it in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

With this victory, he ends the 2015 tennis season with 11 titles including three Grand Slams, taking his total to 10 titles.

Meanwhile, Dutch-Romanian team of Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau won the Men’s Doubles category title. In the title clash they had Indo-Romanian team of Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea defeated by 6-4, 6-3 score

It was Bopanna second season-end appearing in the Finale of ATP World Tour Finals, earlier he had reached the final with Mahesh Bhupathi in 2012.

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