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Tennis: Djokovic lifts ATP World Tour trophy for the third time

Novak Djokovic lifted the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals trophy for a third time on Monday night, the official website of ATP reports. Second seed Djokovic added to his 2008 and 2012 title runs with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over top seed Rafael Nadal, who finished runner-up for the second time, in the fifth No. 1 versus No. 2 final in the 44-year history of the prestigious season-ending championship. Djokovic extended his winning streak to 22 matches with victory in one hour and 37 minutes at The O2 in London. He improved to a 41-21 record in title matches and to 7-2 this year. He earned USD 1,923,000 in prize money and 1,500 Emirates ATP Rankings points, while 27-year-old Nadal took home USD 1,013,000 and 1,000 points as he dropped to a 10-4 record in finals this year.

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