World No.1 Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in straight sets on Sunday to secure his fourth BNP Paribas Masters title on Sunday in Paris. Djokovic took down No. 2 seeded Murray 6-2, 6-4 to win a single-season record sixth ATP World tour Masters 1000 title. This was the first time since 1990 that the top two seeds met in the final of the BNP Paribas Masters.
In a match that took just 92 minutes, Djokovic dominated most of the way. Aside from putting 63 percent of his first serves in play, Djokovic won 72 percent of points on his second serve to Murray’s 35 percent. The Serb was also able to break Murray four times in the match while the Scot committed 34 unforced errors.
“I am obviously very proud and very happy to win this title again, Djokovic said after the match. It’s a great tournament and all the best players in the world are here.” The 28-year old has won 10 titles this year and extended his current winning streak to 22 matches.
Djokovic is now a dominating 27-4 against Top 10 opponents this year and has now won 26 Masters 1000 events in total. Djokovic has now defeated Murray in six of seven matches this year and in 21 of 30 FedEx ATP head-to-head matches overall.