The first racket of the world Serb Novak Djokovic became the champion of the “Masters” in Paris, defeating Denis Shapovalov in the final (6: 3,).
The Serb won the tournament for the fifth time (updated his own record, Marat Safin and Boris Becker with three titles are in second place).
Djokovic took the second Masters this year (equal to the leaders Rafael Nadal and Daniil Medvedev) and the fifth title in general (equal to the best in 2019 Dominic Tim ).
In total, the Serb won the 34th “Masters” and now lags behind the record holder Nadal by only one title.
In Paris, a 32-year-old native of Belgrade won the 77th title in his career. Djokovic caught up with John Mackinaw and now shares fifth place in trophies won in history. Only Nadal (84), Ivan Lendl (94), Roger Federer (103) and Jimmy Connors (109) are ahead of him.
Despite the victory, Djokovic on Monday will lose the title of the first racket of the world. From the first line he will be replaced by Nadal.