Home Sports IPL 2014
HINDI


Novak Djokovic saves 5 match points to beat Andy Murray




Published by:
Published on: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 at 14:41 IST
Novak Djokovic saves 5 match points to beat Andy Murray
Shanghai: It was one cracker of a game when World No.2 Novak Djokovic fought hard against an affirmed Olympic Gold Medalist Andy Murray in a marathon three setter at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.

Both the players were in full flow and the crowds were treated with the game's magnificence as Djokovic saved five championship points to beat Andy Murray in the final of the Shanghai Masters Sunday.

The 5-7, 7-6(11), 6-3 win brought a maiden Shanghai crown for the Serbian Tennis star, who captured his second title in as many weeks after beating Jo-Wifried Tsonga in Beijing final last week.

It was also one of the most dramatic comeback victories of his illustrious career.

Murray served for the match at 5-4 in the second set, but the dogged Djokovic broke serve after winning Murray's championship point, taking the set to a tie-break.

Djokovic, who lost to Murray in the Olympics semi-final and the final of the US Open, went on to save an incredible four more championship points to win the tie-break 13-11.

With the Scot morally defeated, Djokovic took the final set 6-3 for the title and to go 9-7 up in head-to-head meetings.

To reach the final, Murray completed a 6-4, 6-4 victory over top seed Roger Federer, while Djokovic saw off Tomas Berdych 6-3, 6-4.

Earlier Sunday, Leander Paes of India and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic won the doubles tournament as they claimed a 6-7(7-9), 6-3, 10-5 comeback victory over Indian pairing Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna.

The prize fund for the Shanghai Masters tournament is $3.5 million.
Ganpati Visarjan 2014: Lucknow people bid adieu to Ganpati Bappa
Kathakali dance performance at Lucknow by Kerala artist to promote tourism
Priyanka Chopra promotes Marry Kom in Lucknow
10 best pictures of Star Plus' popular show 'Mahabharat'
Kareena Kapoor and Ajay promoting upcoming movie Singham Returns
Picture Gallery: Nisha Yadav Topless photoshoot
Mohit Marwah at Life Ok Awards
Kareena Kapoor at Television show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa
Police Charge Batons over Shia Muslims in Lucknow
Salman Khan's upcoming movie 'KICK' - promotion handled by Events N More (Mumbai)
Mohanlalganj Rape: BJP Youth Wing Conducted 'Hawan' to Purify Mulayam Singh's Mind
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt visit theatres for Fans
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt promotes Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania in Pune | Watch Pictures
Picture Gallery: Premiere of 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'
Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt promote Humpty Sharma ki dulhania in Bangalore | Watch Pictures
>>

Opinion Polls
Are you satisfied with Narendra Modi Government’s 100-day rule in India?
Yes
No
Not Sure

Pardaphash name, logo and all associated elements ® and © 2011 Mahakaal News Management Pvt. Ltd.
All rights reserved. Pardaphash and the Pardaphash logo are registered marks of Mahakaal News management Pvt. Ltd.
Pardaphash is hosted with Enzoo could compute engine.
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional
This page is generated in : 0.009 Seconds




EXCLUSIVE: 'Operation Chowki' reveals truth of Lucknow Police; Rickshaw Puller turns chowki in-charge at night