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'Amazing' Djokovic Wins In Abu Dhabi

'Amazing' Djokovic Wins In Abu Dhabi Photo: IBL

World number one Novak Djokovic has sent a warning to his rivals after winning the Mubadala Tennis Championships with victory in the final over Nicolas Almagro in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

The Serbian triumphed 6-7 (4–7), 6-3, 6-4 over the Spaniard, having thrashed David Ferrer 6-0, 6-3 in the semi-finals.

After the win over Ferrer, Djokovic told reporters he felt he was playing “amazing” tennis.

“Last year I played an amazing few matches and this year I am playing amazing as well,” Djokovic said.

“It felt great, after a few weeks of preparation and hard work, more focusing on fitness and just gradually increasing the hours on the tennis court.

“It was a perfect performance against one of the best players in the world, especially in 2012 where he had his best year.

“It was a great performance and a great confidence boost for me. It’s something I will look at as a positive indication of my form in this tournament.”

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