Novak Djokovic wins Italian Open….

Novak Djokovic

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his domination of men’s tennis with a 6-4 6-3 win over Roger Federer to win the Italian Open final. The pair went toe-to-toe in the opening set but Serbia’s Djokovic broke in the 10th game to seal it. Full of confidence, he broke Federer early in the second set and the Swiss player never recovered from that. Djokovic soon set up two match points and sealed his fourth Rome title when a Federer forehand went wide. It makes it 22 consecutive wins for the Serb and he will go into the French Open, which starts next Monday, in confident mood. He traded blows with Federer from the opening stages and, at 5-4 ahead, converted his first break of the set with a return winner that clipped the edge of the tramline. Djokovic’s precision, power and pace made him look unstoppable and he looked particularly dangerous from the baseline as he claimed his 19th win in 39 matches against the 33-year-old. “So far, this is the best season of my life,” he said. “I don’t know how it will go at Roland Garros, but I’m very confident. “I’m playing with great joy and concentration and I hope to continue. “This has been a very exciting week and today was my best match. It’s always a big challenge to play Roger and obviously I’m very pleased.”

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