Novak Djokovic won a record-extending seventh Paris Masters trophy and a 40th Masters title in total yesterday.

The world number one beat unseeded Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-3 in straightforward fashion.

It is the 36-year-old’s sixth title of 2023, which includes three Grand Slam crowns and the Masters trophy in Cincinnati.

Djokovic has been dominant on hard courts this season, winning 33 matches and only losing once.

Playing in his 58th Masters final, the Serb was hardly challenged by Bulgarian Dimitrov, ranked 17th in the world, who was playing in only his second Masters final.

The 24-time Grand Slam champion only needed one break to take the first set with Dimitrov hitting a lame backhand into the net at close range to hand Djokovic the advantage.

Djokovic was met with a wall of cheers and some boos from the Bercy crowd after serving out the first set, and smiled as he made a gesture with his hands towards the crowd asking for more.


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