Novak Djokovic
Djokovic will battle for fifth China Open title in Sunday's final.Getty

World No 1 Novak Djokovic will face Tomas Berdych in the 2014 China Open final at the National Tennis Center on Sunday.

Where to Watch Live

The match starts at 1pm BST. Live coverage will be available on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD.

Overview

In the last five years, Djokovic has won the competition on four occasions while his Sunday's opponent has won once in 2011. The Serbian has been defending the title for the last two years and would be hoping to extend the run when he takes on Berdych this weekend.

The World No 1 has been in impressive form in the ongoing tournament has the Serbian tennis star never dropped a single set in this year's China Open. In the last semi final clash, Djokovic defeated British star Andy Murray on Saturday.

He registered his fourth straight fourth set victory as he won the match 6-3, 6-4. Meanwhile, had enjoyed similar form as that of his Sunday's opponent. The Czech Republican has also not dropped a set in the ongoing competition.

Berdych defeated Martin Klizan in the second semifinal on Saturday. The final between Djokovic and the 29-year-old will see one of the opponents drop a set. Djokovic has a better record in the competition in the China Open.

Betting Odds (Betfair)

  • Novak Djokovic to win: 1/6
  • Tomas Berdych to win: 4

Head-To-Head

Djokovic holds a comfortable lead of 15-2 over Berdych in overall meetings. The pair have clashed in four Grand Slam events and the Serbian tennis ace came out victorious in three occasions. In the last five meetings, Djokovic has 4-1 lead over Berdych.

China Open History

Djokovic has never faced Berdych in the China Open and the pair will face each other for the first time on Sunday.