Novak Djokovic wins Japan Open on return from injury
World number one Novak Djokovic beat John Millman to mark his return from injury by winning the Japan Open.
The 31-year-old won 6-3 6-2 in the final in Tokyo to claim a fourth title of the year and a 76th of his career.
It was the Serb's first tournament since he withdrew from the US Open in September with a shoulder injury.
Djokovic needed just 70 minutes to see off 30-year-old Australian world number 80 Millman and did not drop a set throughout the tournament.
"I didn't drop a set, so I played a fantastic tournament," said Djokovic, who now travels to China for the Shanghai Masters, which starts on Monday.
"Everything is positive in my experience on and off the court, the way I feel and motivated for Shanghai.
"I am hoping I can finish the season in this style."
In Beijing, world number five and top seed Dominic Thiem fought back from a set and a break down to beat Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas 3-6 6-4 6-1 and win the China Open.
There were eight breaks of serve, five by Thiem, in an entertaining final which gave the Austrian his fourth title of the year.
"Honestly, I think this was one of the best matches I've played so far in my whole career," Thiem said.