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Djokovic Masters Record Books In Shanghai

Shanghai, China

Djokovic© Getty ImagesDjokovic won his seventh different ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title in Shanghai.

In saving five match points to defeat two-time defending Shanghai Rolex Masters champion Andy Murray on Sunday, Novak Djokovic made ATP World Tour Masters 1000 history.

The World No. 2 became the first player to win seven of the current Masters 1000 crowns, surpassing Roger Federer. The Swiss has won seven overall, with six of the events currently on the calendar. Djokovic and Federer also have the distinction of being the only players to reach all nine finals of the current Masters 1000 events.

Djokovic's Masters 1000 History

Masters 1000 EventWinnerFinalist
Indian Wells 2008, 2011 2007
Miami 2007, 2011, 2012 2009
Monte-Carlo N/A 2009, 2012
Madrid 2011 N/A
Rome 2008, 2011 2012
Canada 2007, 2011, 2012 N/A
Cincinnati N/A 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012
Shanghai 2012 N/A
Paris 2009 N/A

With his victory in Shanghai, Djokovic won his third Masters 1000 title of the season, adding to triumphs at the Sony Open Tennis in Miami (d. Murray) and Rogers Cup in Toronto (d. Gasquet). The Serbian is in prime contention to claim the year-end South African Airways No. 1 Ranking, looking to chase down current World No. 1 Federer. Djokovic finished as the year-end No. 1 in 2011.

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