Novak Djokovic’s quest to develop into the GOAT of males’s tennis took one other step ahead on Monday.
The 33-year-old Serb equaled Federer’s all-time report for many weeks at No. 1 within the FedEx
Djokovic’s longest streak at No. 1 is 122 weeks, whereas Federer’s is 237.
Pete Sampras was world No. 1 for 286 complete weeks, Ivan Lendl for 270 and Jimmy Connors 268.
Djokovic, who turns 34 in Might, first rose to No. 1 when he was 24 on July 4, 2011, and spent a personal-best 122 consecutive weeks on the summit of the FedEx ATP Rankings between July 7, 2014 and Nov. 6, 2016.
Djokovic has compiled a 387-53 win-loss report as World No. 1, together with a 117-30 mark towards Prime 10 opponents and a 39-13 report in tour-level finals.
Djokovic has his eyes set on tying and surpassing the all-time males’s Grand Slam mark of 20, now shared by Federer and Nadal.
Federer, 39, makes his return to the tour next week at Doha after greater than a 12 months off after two knee procedures.
Nadal, 34, would be the favourite to win his 14th French Open title and twenty first Grand Slam crown later this spring.
“Good gamers can beat them,” former world No. 3 David Nalbandian, who has wins over Federer, Nadal and Djokovic said recently. “It’s not unattainable work. Typically it’s good for brand spanking new gamers to start out believing in themselves. They’re unimaginable gamers, however they’re not superheroes. The brand new era has to start out believing in themselves.
“A lot of the gamers suppose that they’re ready for the Large Three to retire. I say, I used to be already ready in my time they usually’re nonetheless round! Let’s cease ready and beat them.”