Players to watch at 2015 Shanghai Rolex Masters
It proved all too easy once again for Novak Djokovic as the world No 1 continued his frightening dominance of men's tennis by cruising past Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win another Shanghai Masters title on Sunday.
The world's top two players Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray were both hardly tested before reaching third round at the Shanghai Rolex Masters tennis tournament on Wednesday.
World number three and defending champion Roger Federer suffered a surprise defeat in the second round of the Shangahi Masters on Tuesday, losing 7-6(4) 2-6 6-3 to Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
Shanghai Rolex Masters: China Daily Special
2015 Shanghai Rolex Masters provisional match schedule
China Daily talked to Michael Andres Luévano, executive director of the international division at Shanghai Juss Event Management Co Ltd, the organizer, to discover more about the event.
The Shanghai Rolex Masters has accelerated the popularity of the sport among the people of Shanghai.
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Shanghai Masters winner Roger Federer was so rusty in his first match back this week after a month-long break that he was close to packing his bags and heading home.
Retired Chinese basketball star Yao Ming greets Serbia's Novak Djokovic before the world No 1's second round match against up-and-coming Austrian Dominic Thiem at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic moved into the third round of the Shanghai Masters with straight-set wins on Wednesday.
Shanghai Masters tennis tournament kicks