Only a select few tennis players have had as much of an influence as Novak Djokovic. He seemed to be growing more and more hungry as time goes on. Being 35, Novak Djokovic is ageing like a work of art.
With the most titles won in 2022, Novak Djokovic had a terrific year. The Wimbledon, Internazionali BNL d’Italia, ATP Finals, Tel Aviv ATP 250, and Astana ATP 500 are among the tournaments he has won.
Despite the controversy surrounding vaccinations, he won 5 victories this year so far with Alcaraz despite being unable to compete in the Australian Open and US Open in 2022. He can now go to Melbourne to compete in the 2023 Australian Open thanks to the lifting of a three-year ban by the Australian government.
The most Grand Slam Final appearances by a player in tennis’ open era are 32, which he has made so far. He has 20 Grand Slam victories, one fewer than Rafael Nadal, who is now atop the list.
Novak Djokovic is the ‘undisputed king of records’
Djokovic became the first player in ATP Masters 1000 history to win 30 or more singles matches. With six ATP Finals titles, he tied Federer for the most. With Roger Federer’s retirement, he is poised to break his own record.
Novak Djokovic holds the record for the highest win percentage. With 83.3% wins he has set yet another milestone for other players. He has 9 Australian Open titles, most by any player.
Novak Djokovic has held the world No. 1 ranking for a record 373 weeks and has finished the year as the No. 1 seven times. He has dominated the tennis world for over a decade.
Novak Djokovic has won five or more titles in 11 consecutive years, a record (tour-level, Open Era). Novak Djokovic has four times been named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.
Djokovic has a year to look forward to in 2023
Novak Djokovic, also known as ‘Djoker’ among tennis fans, will be aiming for a successful 2023 season. He has an unrivalled record at the Australian Open and Wimbledon. Fans anticipate the same magic from him.
Earlier this week, Australian tennis legend Reilly Opelka backed Djokovic to win his tenth Australian Open title. Based on recent history, Djokovic will be the favorite to win the title. The same could be said of Wimbledon.
Djokovic holds the record for 15 consecutive finals in a single season, as well as a streak of 11 Masters finals. His ATP Tour record of 38 titles is only paralleled by Roger Federer.