Djokovic to displace Federer, will finish year as No 1

  • Reuters, New York
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  • Updated: Oct 30, 2012 23:57 IST

Novak Djokovic will move above Roger Federer to number one in the world rankings next week and is guaranteed to retain the top spot until the end of the year, the ATP Tour said.

The Serbian, who lost the top spot to Federer in July, will be the first player to top the men's singles rankings at the end of consecutive seasons since the Swiss did it four times from 2004 to 2007.
Djokovic has won five tournaments this year  and pocketed more than $8 million in prize money.

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Bernard Tomic should take a good long rest at the end of a season to forget, former Australia Davis Cup captain Roger Rasheed urged on Tuesday in response to media reports that the 20-year-old had been involved in a brawl.

 

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