Novak Djokovic back as #1 – Or is he?

Novak Djokovic defeated Richard Gasquet in the Toronto finals yesterday with a game count of 6-3 and 6-2.

Photo by MSN – REUTERS/Mike Cassese (CANADA – Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

Djokovic served fairly well in this match, despite the fact that he’s been a little slumpy with his serve. He has had at least one or two double faults in a match for the past couple of months, but in this match, he’s hit none. Djokovic hit 5 service aces, and the percentage of his first service going in was 67%, which is fairly well. Djokovic faced four breakpoints, but he saved them all. However, Richard was not able to protect his service game three times, which resulted in the loss. The total points that Djokovic won in this match were 56 points out of 88, which is 64%. From this data you can tell the match was one sided.

Congratulations to Djokovic for defending his Roger’s Cup (Toronto) title. He is just one step away from becoming number one again, but the official rankings are not updated until Monday (August 13). If Roger Federer wins the next up coming ATP 1000 tournament (Cincinnati), he will be able to continue his record of the most longest amount of time as the world’s number 1 tennis player. But Federer isn’t the only one in the show. Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray are in the fight as well. If Djokovic wins, he’s back as number 1.

Here is an interview of Richard Gasquet after he lost the Toronto Finals.

Video by ATPWorldTour

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