Novak Djokovic equalled Roger Federer’s all-time document for many weeks as ATP world main on Monday, holding the very best spot for the 310th week.
Djokovic’s ninth Australian Open title closing month assured that he would surpass Federer’s document on March 8.
Having reached one different milestone in his illustrious profession, Djokovic had talked about he would look to manage his calendar and make overhauling Federer and Rafa Nadal’s joint-record of 20 Grand Slam titles his excessive priority.
“Now, after reaching the historic primary for the longest weeks at primary, it’s going to be a aid for me as a result of I’m going to focus all my consideration on Slams largely,” the Serb had talked about after his title triumph at Melbourne Park.
“When you find yourself going for primary rating, you form of should be enjoying the complete season and you need to be enjoying effectively, you need to play all of the tournaments.
“My targets will adapt and may shift a little bit of bit, which means that I need to regulate moreover my calendar – not should, nonetheless I’ll have a chance to do that which, as a father and a husband, I’m truly attempting forward to that.”
That is Djokovic’s fifth stint atop the world rankings. The 33-year-old reclaimed the very best spot from Nadal in February closing yr and accomplished because the year-end main for the sixth time – tying the document set by American good Pete Sampras.
(Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Modifying by Christian Radnedge)