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Djokovic rolls over Nadal in ATP final

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London, Nov 11 (EFE).- Novak Djokovic romped to a 6-3, 6-4 victory over archrival Rafael Nadal here Monday in the ATP World Tour Finals.

The Spaniard was looking to cap an outstanding year - in which he captured his eighth French Open title and second U.S. Open crown and regained the No. 1 ranking - by winning the biggest tournament to elude him in his career.

But the Serb had little problem in winning his second consecutive ATP title in the showdown at London's O2 Arena.

Djokovic jumped out to a 3-0 lead just 12 minutes into the first set, but Nadal won the next three games before again ceding the advantage to his opponent.

The 27-year-old Spaniard quickly fell behind in the second set, though he forced Djokovic to three break points.

The two men have faced each other 39 times in all, including six contests this year.

Nadal was the winner in three of their five previous clashes in 2013, most recently on Sept. 9 in the U.S. Open final. The Spaniard also came out on top in the French Open and pushed Djokovic down to the No. 2 spot in the world rankings.

The loss at the U.S. Open appeared to spur Djokovic, who has gone undefeated in 22 matches since then.

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