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Khachanov tennis player became the first in 9 years the champion of the “masters” of Russia

Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov defeated in the final of the Rolex ATP Paris Masters. For the first time in nine years the champion of the “masters” became Russian. The last time it was made in 2009 to Nikolay Davydenko.

The title Khachanov challenged in a fight with Novak Djokovic. In the final Djokovic came by defeating Swiss Roger Federer in a match that lasted more than three hours. We will remind, the Serbian tennis player 33 the title of “masters”, Khachanov has reached the final level of the “masters” for the first time in his career.

Khachanov and Djokovic have met on the court in 2013 in 1/8 Wimbledon. Then titled the Serb has won with the devastating account.

This time fortune smiled Hechanova. At the ceremony the newly-minted champion of the Paris masters thanked his team, family and rival: “I Want to congratulate Novak with a stunning comeback this season. I know that tomorrow you will once again become the first. You are a great champion and inspiration to many players, I was honored to be with you on one court, I congratulate you and your team. Thank you very much and my team and family for all the hard work we have been doing all year. To finish the season on this note — it’s just a dream. I hope one day we will catch up with Novak on advances. It will be difficult to do, but I’ll try.”

Djokovic finishes the fifth season as first racket of the world. He compares this indicator with Roger Federer and Jimmy Connors. The record belongs to Pete Sampras, who became the first player in the world six times.

Source:ru.rfi.fr
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