Tennis - Djokovic holds off Almagro in Abu Dhabi

Novak Djokovic was pushed to the limit by Nicolas Almagro to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi.

Almagro took the opening set against the world number one and despite losing the second set was holding his own in the third with high hopes of winning his final tournament of the year.

But Djokovic's power proved too much, the Serb turning on the style in the final few games to complete a 6-7(4) 6-3 6-4 victory.

David Ferrer beat Janko Tipsarevic 7-6 6-2 to win the third-place match in the exhibition tournament.