Novak Djokovic Makes History with ATP Finals Victory
Nov 19, 2023, 3:30 p.m. ET
Novak Djokovic (1st in the world ranking) continues to etch his name in the annals of tennis history with each passing day and every tournament. His latest triumph came at the ATP Finals 2023, where he emerged victorious in the final against Jannik Sinner (4th), the local tennis sensation, with a score of 6-3 and 6-3 in a match that lasted less than two hours.
A Record-Breaking Achievement
Djokovic’s recent victory not only adds another trophy to his illustrious career but also propels him to the top as the most successful player in the history of the ATP Finals. With a total of seven titles to his name, he surpasses the previous record held by Roger Federer, who had won the prestigious tournament six times.
Master of the Game
Currently, Djokovic stands as the undisputed champion of the most significant titles on the professional circuit. In Grand Slams, he boasts an impressive tally of 24 crowns, two more than his closest rival Rafael Nadal and four more than Federer. Moreover, he reigns supreme in the Masters 1000 category with an astonishing 40 victories, leaving Nadal (36) and Federer (28) trailing in his wake.
Conqueror of Rivals
As if his achievements weren’t remarkable enough, Djokovic also holds the upper hand in head-to-head matchups against both Nadal and Federer. He has emerged victorious in 30 out of 59 encounters against Nadal and 27 out of 50 clashes against Federer. Furthermore, he holds the record for the most weeks spent at the top of the ATP ranking, solidifying his status as one of the greatest players of all time.