He showed miraculous court coverage to hook a mind-boggling forehand winner past Djokovic to take a 5-3 lead in the tiebreak
and when Djokovic netted a return it brought up three match points.
Wawrinka maintained the upper hand in the tiebreak
to take the game into a fifth and final set,
5 points, edging out second-placer Woman International Master (WIM) Mila Zarkovic of Serbia on tiebreak
Vietnamese GM Dao Thien Hai, who trounced Indonesia's Yoseph Theolifus Taher, settled for the runner-up honors with a 36-point tiebreak
With the matches reduced to a sudden death championship tiebreak
in place of a third set, the Midlanders were unlucky when first pair Luisa Cowper and Leyla Ogan lost to the first and second pairs, both on the deciding tiebreak
But it all went wrong from there as Gulbis took the second via a tiebreak
and quickly followed up in the third.
Despite reportedly not being at his best, the Serb kept his nerve to comfortably win the tiebreak
after losing the first set and failing to serve out for the match at 5-4 in the third set.
But they regrouped quickly, breaking early in the super tiebreak
before holding their nerve to see it out 10-7.
Tsonga took the tiebreak
and Federer had to refocus quickly.
I was a bit unlucky on Monday but I got luckier here," Berdych, who lost a final set tiebreak
against world No.
There was nothing to separate the players in an enthralling first set in which both were rock solid on serve but Nadal edged the tiebreak
to move ahead.
Murray saved two match points as he came from 5-3 down in the final set to force a deciding tiebreak
but Nadal snatched it 8-6 to dash Murray's hopes of ending the season on a massive high.