- October 15, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Planet Sports
Novak Djokovic continued his superb form by beating Croatia’s Borna Coric in the final of the Shanghai Masters.
The second seed beat Coric 6-3 6-4 in 97 minutes to claim his fourth Shanghai title.
Coric, the 13th seed, upset Roger Federer in Saturday’s semi-finals to reach his first Masters 1000 final.
Serb Djokovic has won 18 consecutive matches since losing at the Rogers Cup on 10 August, and will replace Federer as world number two today.
Meanwhile, – As the Super Eagles prepare to depart today for the reverse leg of the 2019 AFCON double header against Libya in Sfax, Tunisia, two influential members of the squad, Ogenyi Onazi and Abdullahi Shehu will not be traveling with the team.
Coach Gernot Rohr disclosed that Shehu, who was stretchered out of the match in Uyo will not recover fully before the Tuesday match, while Onazi who has been sidelined due to injury for sometime now was definitely out of the squad.