Novak Djokovic equals Pete Sampras and Ivan Lendl’s record “THIS” after historic 2021 season »FirstSportz

Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl
Novak Djokovic, Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl

Number 1 of the World Novak Djokovic had a sensational season in 2021 where he broke many records and scripted history in one of the most dominant tennis seasons. The Serbian won 3 Grand Slam titles this year and finished as runner-up at US Open 2021, miss Schedule Slam very difficult by a narrow margin.

Starting the year with 17 Grand Slam titles to his name, his victories in Australia, Paris and Wimbledon took him to 20 titles and leveled Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as the entire Big-3 club is now locked on 20 Slams each. Novak also broke Federer’s record with 310 weeks at the world No. 1 with Novak now nearly 350 weeks.

With the 7th year that he ended up as the world number 1 pass Pete SamprasNovak’s 6-year record is also associated with another American record. Pete (1994, 1997) and Ivan Lendl (1986, 1987) ended 2 years each of their careers as they remained world No 1 throughout the season and Djokovic matched his record this year, having previously reached miracle in 2015.

However, Novak is still 1 short of the record currently held by Jimmy Connors (1976, 1976, 1978) and Roger Federer (2005, 2006, 2007) and it will take another sensational season to usurp Connors and Federer.

Novak Djokovic is world No. 1 as of February 3, 2020

Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic

Djokovic was dethroned as world number 1 by Rafael Nadal on November 4, 2019 and the Spaniard remained the top ranked player until February 2, 2020 when Novak overtook him on February 3 and remained at the top of the table. ratings since then.

The Serbian tennis player currently has 11,540 points and is 2900 points more than the second ranked person. Daniil Medvedev and it will take some big effort by the Russian to replace Novak at the top as he is the favorite to replace Novak for his consistency this season and hope for a good performance. perform better next season.

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