Novak Djokovic Breaks Records at ATP Finals 2023
Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis sensation, continues to make history in the world of tennis. This time, he has set his sights on breaking records related to longevity. With his recent qualification for the semifinals of the ATP Finals 2023, Djokovic has become the second player ever to reach this round at over 36 years and 3 months, surpassing the previous record held by Roger Federer.
Djokovic Challenges Federer’s Longevity Record
Despite his remarkable achievement, Djokovic still has one more milestone to conquer. Roger Federer, the Swiss tennis legend, holds the honor of being the oldest player to enter the semifinals of the ATP Finals. Federer achieved this feat in 2018 and 2019 at the ages of 37 years and 3 months, and 38 years and 3 months, respectively.
— The oldest players to reach the semifinals of the Masters:
—- Roger Federer – 38 years and 3 months (2019)
—- Roger Federer – 37 years and 3 months (2018)
—- Novak Djokovic – 36 years and 5 months (2023) —
—- Roger Federer – 36 years and 3 months (2017) pic.twitter.com/BOAXoYGTH5
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