Djokovic back from the brink

Updated: October 14, 2012

In a stunning turn of events, Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray in the final of the Shanghai Masters after facing 5 match points against him.

Andy Murray gunning for his 3rd consecutive win in the ATP Tour event will be kicking himself for losing this one. One set up and serving for the match, the US Open Champion seemed in complete control, only to let Djokovic back into the match, winning the second set in an exciting tiebreak that produced some sublime tennis at times.

Djokovic then went on to take the third set following a complete shift of momentum, and in the process the match 5-7,7-6,6-3. A second win in as many weeks for Djokovic, a 33rd in all and his 13th Masters series win.