Djokovic accounts for Nadal in China Open final

Updated: Sunday, 06 Oct 2013 11:11

Top seed Novak Djokovic claimed his fourth China Open crown with a straight-sets victory over second seed Rafael Nadal.

The Serbian, who will on Monday surrender top spot in the world rankings to the Spaniard, captured his fourth ATP World Tour title of the year with a 6-3 6-4 triumph in Beijing.

The result improved Djokovic's record in the Chinese capital to 19-0 and made him the first four-time winner of the event following his successes in 2009, 2010 and 2012.