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Novak Djokovic defeated Denis Shapovalov to win the Rolex Paris Masters for the fifth time and boost his chances of finishing the season ranked World No. 1.
Djokovic has lost top spot in the rankings for the first time in a year to Rafael Nadal.
With only the ATP Finals in London to come, the Spaniard’s 640-point lead in the annual standings is a healthy one but Djokovic is chasing hard.
The Serb said: “It was a great tournament. I haven’t dropped a set. I played well, especially in the last three matches. Obviously Denis – first time playing in a Masters 1000 final, completely new experience – he has done well. I think we both served very well. I was solid when I needed to I made the break and that was enough. This gives me encouragement going into the ATP Finals.”