Novak Djokovic 'relieved' after achieving historic No. 1 record

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Novak Djokovic 'relieved' after achieving historic No. 1 record

Serbia's Novak Djokovic is now guaranteed to break Roger Federer record of 310 weeks as world No. 1 and he will now rework his scheduled and focus on winning as many Grand Slams as possible. On Sunday, Djokovic handed a straight-set defeat to world No.

4 Daniil Medvedev 7-5 6-2 6-2 to win a record ninth Australian Open title and his 18th Grand Slam title overall. Following his win at the Australian Open, Djokovic will remain world No. 1 and on March 8 he will break the historic No.

1 record. "Now, after achieving the historic No 1 for the longest weeks, it’s going to be a relief for me because I’m going to focus all my attention on slams mostly,” Djokovic said, per Tennis Majors.

“When you are going for No 1 rankings, you kind of have to be playing the entire season and you have to be playing well, you have to play all the tournaments."

Djokovic now focused on the all-time Grand Slam record

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer each have 20 Grand Slam titles in their collection, while Djokovic comes at the third place with 18 Majors.

“My goals will adapt and will shift a little bit, which means that I will have to adjust also my calendar – not have to, but I will have an opportunity to do that which, as a father and a husband, I’m really looking forward to.

Judging by what we’re seeing around the world, having family on the road with me will be a very difficult task, because if I’m going to travel around, I have to take my coaches and everything, and we have rules in place that don’t allow really more people than I think two people on the tournaments to travel with you, other than slams," Djokovic noted.