Last March, Novak Djokovic surpassed Roger Federer in terms of the total number of weeks at the top of the ATP rankings. Roger's record was of the utmost importance but Djokovic's numbers are even more incredible and the Serb this week, still at the top, reaches 330 weeks at the top of the ATP rankings.
This week's ranking, after the Hamburg and Bastad tournaments, has not experienced any particular impact and, in fact, the Top Ten has remained unchanged both in terms of number of positions and points related to the top 10.
world positions. In recent years and especially in this last year, Djokovic's numbers and records are impressive and there are many tennis players and professionals who are repositioning the GOAT concept with the Serbian who has practically destroyed almost all the records of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and that he seems more and more willing to advance in terms of the fight in the number of Grand Slams.
With 30 finals played and 20 triumphs in Grand Slam events, he is the most successful player in the history of these tournaments, tied with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, having won nine Australian Open (absolute record), six Wimbledon, three US Open and two Roland Garros.
Along with Rod Laver, he is the only Open Era player to have simultaneously held the title of all four Grand Slam events and the only one to do so on three different surfaces. With the victory at Roland Garros 2021 he became the first tennis player, in the Open Era, to have won all the Majors at least twice and the third overall after Roy Emerson and Rod Laver.
Davidovich Fokina on Novak Djokovic
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, who plays Novak Djokovic in the third round, believes that the Serb is not invincible. While speaking to reporters on Monday, Davidovich Fokina pointed out that there is a huge amount of pressure on the Serb's shoulders right now, which could make him vulnerable.
"He (Novak Djokovic) can be beaten too," Davidovich Fokina said. "It is clear that he is chasing the gold medal and the US Open, after the three Grand Slams he has been in, and it will not be easy to handle that pressure."
The Spaniard spoke about his relationship with Djokovic during his presser on Monday, claiming that the two of them "like each other" "Djokovic? Well, I like him. We like each other," Davidovich Fokina said.
"We had seen each other on the circuit, but in his quarantine he came to his brother's house in Marbella and we have trained together a couple of times."