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China Open
Beijing, China


RESULTS - SUNDAY, 7 OCTOBER, 2012

Singles - Final
[1] N Djokovic (SRB) d [3] J Tsonga (FRA) 76(4) 62

Doubles - Final
[1] B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) d [Alt] C Berlocq (ARG) / D Istomin (UZB) 63 62



WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID

Djokovic: “I think the first set was really even, and maybe a couple points decided the winner there. We both had our chances aside those breaks that we converted…I managed to hold my nerves in the end. When you're getting to the second set with the set advantage, mentally it is much more encouraging for you and then you try to play on that confidence run that you have. I made that early break in the second [and] I felt much more comfortable on the court.

“I am planning to come back to the China Open next year. It's been one of my most successful tournaments. This is where I love to play. I love the conditions and, as I mentioned before, I have lots of support from the fans who are very loyal and very nice.”

On the battle to clinch the year-end World No. 1 ranking: “That's the target. This will definitely help me in that race, but it's still quite open. There are still tournaments to come, big ones. Shanghai, obviously the first 1000 event that is next week. I want to try to get as far as I can in the tournament, obviously taking one match at a time as I always do.”

Tsonga: “I think it was a good match. I missed maybe something in the middle of the first set. I was a break up, and I was playing well. But then he played solid. It was really difficult to control him. I just tried to play my game, to be aggressive, but against a player like this, for the moment, my level is not high enough, and it's not enough to beat him.

“I'm happy because I played good tennis here. It was a great tournament for me. I hope I will continue to improve like this and I will try another time to beat these guys next week.”

Mike Bryan: "It's obviously an honour to hold this prestigious record. There are some incredible names towards the top of this list and it's humbling to be in such elite company. Huge props must go out to Todd Woodbridge, who epitomised class and excellence on and off the court."

Bob Bryan: "It feels great to win again in Beijing. We love playing here and have created some really fond memories in this city. The facility is impressive, the hospitality is first class, and we always receive tremendous support from the fans."






 

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