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It will be the dream finale we’ve all been waiting for as Novak Djokovic takes on Andy Murray in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals 2016. In a winner take all duel, Djokovic and Murray will go mano-e-mano in a bid to finish the season at the top of the rankings and also claim the year end championship to boot.

While Murray earlier had to take the long route to the final against a defiant Raonic, Novak Djokovic strolled through to the finals following a 6-1, 6-1 annihilation of Kei Nishikori. The World No. 2 hardly broke a sweat as he swept past Nishikori in just over an hour to make his 6th final at the tournament.

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In his last round robin match of Group Ivan Lendl, Novak Djokovic made short work of David Goffin winning 6-1, 6-2 in just over an hour. The Belgian was the alternate for an injured Gael Monfils and his lack of experience with the surroundings was exposed by a rampant Djokovic. The World No.2 broke Goffin four times, won 84% of his first serve points and 62 points to Goffin’s 42 to complete the rout.

The Serb is attempting to finish as year end world no.1 for the 3rd year in a row and needs to finish the tournament better than Murray in order to do so; winning all three of his group matches certainly helps.

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DjokovicWorld no.2 Novak Djokovic booked his place in the semi-finals of the year end ATP World Tour Finals today with a hard fought win over Canadian star Milos Raonic.

Djokovic, who has never lost to Raonic, continued his search for form at the fag end of the year, and needed two tiebreak sets to scrape past the young Canadian.

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DjokovicNovak Djokovic completed a hard fought 7-6(6), 7-6(5) victory over Milos Raonic to become the first player to book a semifinal spot at the World Tour Finals. The World No.2 needed two tiebreaks and every bit of his clutch play to edge Raonic. The big Canadian had Djokovic on the ropes on multiple occasions but just failed to close out opportunities in both sets.

Earlier in the matinee match, Dominic Thiem upset Gael Monfils in the battle of the tournament debutants to secure his first win at the World Tour Finals. Thiem won a see-saw battle 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 in an hour and a half to keep alive his hopes of qualifying for the semifinals.

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Novak Djokovic overcame Dominic Thiem 6-7(10), 6-0, 6-2 in an engaging opening encounter of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

The defending champion dropped a tight first set but displayed his trademark resilience as he roared back to demolish the Austrian in double quick time to clinch victory in just over 2 hours. Djokovic now has a 9-1 record in opening rubbers at the season finale and hasn’t lost since his 2007 debut against Ferrer. The World no.2 seeks his 6th title at the event as he chases the World No.1 ranking he lost after 122 weeks to Andy Murray.

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World No.2 and defending champion Novak Djokovic was full of praise for his young opponent Dominic Thiem after battling back from a set down to beat the Austrian in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals in London.

Djokovic lost the opening set 12-10 in a tiebreak, but stormed back to win the next two 6-0, 6-2 to make a positive start to the tournament.

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Serbian Novak Djokovic has congratulated his successor Andy Murray after the Scotsman dethroned him as the World No.1 men's tennis player. Djokovic was removed from the No.1 spot for the first time in 122 weeks.

"Congratulations Andy Murray! Very well deserved and hard fought milestone," Djokovic wrote on his Facebook page on Monday.

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