Novak Djokovic wore a red shirt in his matches at the Shanghai Masters this week to connect with his Chinese fans and perhaps give himself a little boost.
“I know it's a lucky national color, so it's my lucky charm,” he said.
With the way he dominated, he didn't need any luck.
Djokovic defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, 6-2, 6-4, to capture the ninth title of his impressive season in Shanghai on Sunday, a week after he triumphed at the China Open in Beijing for the sixth time in six appearances.
He didn't drop a set at either tournament, only once being pushed to a tiebreaker, and extended his winning streak to 17...