Djokovic Surpasses Graf For Most Weeks At World No. 1 In Historical past | ATP Tour
Novak Djokovic has at the moment achieved one other historic milestone in his profession, overtaking Stefanie Graf’s file for many weeks by a males’s or ladies’s tennis participant as World No. 1.
The Serbian already held the file for probably the most weeks as No. 1 within the historical past of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings (since 1973) when he surpassed Roger Federer’s mark of 310 weeks in March 2021. Now he has moved previous Graf by starting his 378th week on prime of tennis’ mountain.
Djokovic, at present on 6,980 factors within the Pepperstone ATP Rankings, returned to No. 1 final month for the primary time since final June by successful a record-extending tenth Australian Open crown.
ALL-TIME WEEKS AT NO. 1 (MEN AND WOMEN)
The 35-year-old, who’s competing on the Dubai Responsibility Free Tennis Championships this week, first rose to No. 1 aged 24 years and 43 days on 4 July 2011, and spent a personal-best 122 consecutive weeks on the summit of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings between 7 July 2014 and 6 November 2016.
Djokovic is considered one of 28 gamers within the historical past of the Pepperstone ATP Rankings to carry the highest spot. He completed 2021 as year-end No. 1 for a file seventh time (additionally 2011-12, ’14-15, ’18 and ’20).
Graf, who hit the highest of the ladies’s rankings for the primary time in 1987, received 107 titles in her profession, together with 22 Grand Slam crowns.
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