TENNIS - Novak Djokovic will face Andy Murray in the final of the ATP Masters in Shanghai on Sunday. This will be the sixth Master series final appearance for the Serbian tennis player in 2012, equalling the record set by Roger Federer in 2006 and equalled by Djokovic himself last year.
- Djokovic can break the record in a couple of weeks, when the final Masters Series tournament begins in Paris.
- The No.2 of the world is in the final of the Shanghai tournament for the first time, after losing in the semifinal in 2009 and 2010.
- Djokovic has won two of the five Master series finals so far this season.
- Andy Murray is in his second Masters final of the year. He lost to Djokovic in Miami in April.
Most final appearances in Masters Series per year
6 - 2006 - Roger Federer - Missing final in Hamburg, Cincinnati, Paris
6 - 2011 - Novak Djokovic - Missing final in Monte Carlo, Shanghai, Paris
6 - 2012 - Novak Djokovic - Missing final in Indian Wells, Madrid - Paris still to be played