World No.1 Novak Djokovic won his record 36th 1000 Masters trophy after defeating Argentine Diego Schwartzman on straight sets.

The Serb was tied with ‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal on 35 each as his went into the final today.

But a piece of his masterclass approach took him one trophy above the Spaniard.

Roger Federer comes third on the list with 28 trophies while Andre Angassi is far way below the top three coming fourth with just 17 trophies.

Djokovic needed to come from a double break down in the first set as he battled his way to secure the set, winning 7-5 after breaking the Argentine’s last service game.

The 31-year old then settled well as the match progressed, taking control of the proceedings.

The second set saw Djokovic dominating as he stroll to a comfortable 6-3 victory in the set.

Djokovic won five of his nine break points as opposed to Schwartzman’s three from six.

As very typical of his service game, Djokovic did no much mistaking as he made just a single double fault in the entire game as his opponent Schwartzman had to give out three free points due to double faults.

Djokovic now takes his tally above his top two contenders ( Nadal and Federer) who are still in the game, but one trophy behind the Serb in ATP 1000 Masters.


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