Monday, October 19, 2020, 19:01 PM (GMT + 7)
(Sports news – Tennis news) Overcoming Nadal and Federer, Djokovic headed for an unprecedented record in history.
In the last Roland Garros final, Novak Djokovic failed completely after 3 sets against rival Rafael Nadal. The above results caused Nole to increase the gap above 3 Grand Slam (17 and 20).
Djokovic is about to overtake Federer, Nadal
However, on the ATP rankings, the Serbian player still holds the number 1 position in the world with 11,740 points, 1890 points more than the person behind Rafael Nadal.
Recently, Djokovic said he would quit the award winning Paris Masters in early November to attend the Vienna Open in Austria under the ATP Tour 500. This is Nole’s global plan to maintain the number 1 position in year 2020.
With the goal of winning 500 more points here, Djokovic will drop the Paris Masters of the ATP Masters 1000. This can be considered as the correct choice in ATP’s temporary scoring system for 2019 and 2020 due to the impact of Covid. -19.
As the current current Paris Masters champion, Djokovic won’t earn any extra points if he participates in this tournament. So at the same time he chose to return to Vienna, where the Serbian star has not played in the past 13 years.
In the event of the end of 2020 at No. 1, Djokovic will become the first player after Pete Sampras to hold the top of the ATP group in his six years, something that even Federer and Nadal have not done yet (2 This superstar has only achieved achievements in 5 years).
Beginning in 2020, Djokovic took a very favorable step when he won his eighth title at the Australian Open and was also the 17th Grand Slam. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the 33-year-old player also won another title. in Dubai. However, the defeat at the US Open as well as the failure at Roland Garros greatly affected Djokovic’s overall performance.
Federer is unsure of going to the Australian Open
In the Schweizer Illustrierte interview, the Swiss player has not confirmed he will attend his first Grand Slam next season: “I am on the right track, I am not under pressure. I will only decide when I return to tournaments. if I hit 100% stamina It looks like I might be back for the 2021 Australian Open, though that is not fully confirmed yet.
I am currently training for resistance and the truth is I no longer feel knee pain. I will have to see how the recovery plays out in the coming weeks, ”the 39-year-old closed.
(Sports news, tennis news) After the 13th Roland Garros Championship, Nadal confidently admitted standing on par with Roger Federer.