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Davydenko stuns Nadal to take Shanghai title

2009-10-18 11:48:43 GMT2009-10-18 19:48:43 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Russian Nikolay Davydenko hits a return against Spain's Rafael Nadal during the men's singles final at the ATP Shanghai Masters where he stunned top seed Nadal 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 to win the tournament.(Photo/AFP)

Russia's Nikolay Davydenko lifts up the winning trophy after he won the singles final of Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009. Davydenko defeated Nadal 7-6, 6-3.(Photo/AP)

Russia's Nikolay Davydenko kisses the winning trophy after he won the singles final of Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009. Davydenko defeated Nadal 7-6, 6-3.

SHANGHAI – Russian Nikolay Davydenko stunned top seed Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 on Sunday to win the Shanghai Masters.

World-ranked two Nadal, on his way back from injury, has now lost his last two finals, the previous one in Madrid five months ago to Roger Federer.

The Russian stays in the race for one of the last three places in the eight-man ATP World Tour Finals in London next month.

Davydenko has now won two Asian titles in the past three weeks after a trophy in Kuala Lumpur last month.

(Agencies)

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