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/ TennisFed Express eclipses his old foe Rafa again2017-10-16 07:18Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning the singles final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain at 2017 ATP Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai on Oct 15, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]SHANGHAI-Roger Federer got one over on his old rival Rafael Nadal to win the Shanghai Masters 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday in a showdown between the two best players on the planet.It was a 94th title for the Swiss legend, drawing him level with the great Ivan Lendl, and was a fifth victory in a row against Nadal.World No 1 Nadal was ahead in their overall record, with 23 wins to Federers 14, but the Spaniard was up against it almost right away.No 2 Federer put Nadal under the cosh immediately, breaking his serve in the first game to roars of approval from the majority inside the arena.Another break to 36-year-old Federer in the pivotal fifth game of the second set put him in reach of a second Shanghai crown-and a sixth title in 2017.”We didnt think maybe we were going to have the year we did, I definitely didnt,” Federer said on court afterward, reflecting on their continued success even at this late stage of their careers.Looking at Nadal, he added: “Its nice to share this court with you today and I hope there are more to come in the tournaments weve got left.Previous1 2 3 4 5 6 7 NextPrevious1 2 3 4 5 6 7 NextPhotoIntegration of Beijing, Tianjin and HebeiDelegates to CPC national congress arrive in BeijingXi Jinping: Governance of ChinaHow CPC convenes National Congress?Top 10 Chinese internet companies in 2017The Miao Peoples Dreams of ProsperityBACK TO THE TOPHOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperMOBILECopyright 1995 -. All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.License for publishing multimedia online 0108263Registration Number: 130349About China DailyAdvertise on SiteContact UsJob OfferExpat EmploymentFOLLOW US