Novak Đoković, a 36-year-old tennis player, recently secured the top spot in the ATP ranking after winning the final tournament of the season. This achievement marks his 400th week at number one, a record that no other player has reached. In doing so, he surpassed Steffi Graf’s previous record of 377 weeks at the top.
During this year’s tournament, Đoković faced off against Jannik Sinner and emerged victorious, setting a new record by winning the tournament for the seventh time in his career. He first claimed the top spot on July 4, 2011 and maintained it for an impressive 53 weeks. Although he shared the position with Carlos Alcaraz earlier this year, he ultimately clinched the title as the best player in the world for 2023.
This remarkable accomplishment serves as a testament to his incredible season and is something that he describes as every tennis player’s dream come true. He credits his success to his team and expresses gratitude for their contributions to his journey. As a result of his triumphant season, he will enter 2024 as the undisputed best tennis player in the world and is poised to become only the third player in history with over 1,100 career wins if he achieves just two more titles next year.
As Novak Djokovic sets himself up for another successful year ahead, fans are eagerly anticipating what lies ahead for him in both tennis and off-court endeavors. With continued excellence on court and a growing list of accomplishments under his belt, there’s no doubt that Djokovic will continue to be a force to be reckoned with in professional tennis for years to come.