Djokovic becomes 5th man with 1,000 tennis wins; see list | slippers

Novak Djokovic set another significant mark in his career this Saturday after beating Norwegian Casper Ruud of the Rome Masters 1000 in Rome 2 sets 0 and 6/4 and a semi-final against 6/3. The world number one today is the fifth male tennis player in history to win 1,000 victories in the Open Age of the sport, in individual tournaments.

– Thank you for your help. If I could choose a place for my thousandth victory, it would be here or in Serbia. This cake is to celebrate with you and my family – one that is celebrated on the court in the history of tennis, in Rome, Italy.

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The players with the most victories in history

Jimmy Connors (USA) 1,274
Roger Federer (SUI) 1,251
Ivan Lendl (TCH) 1,068
Rafael Nadal (ESP) 1,052
Novak Djokovic (SER) 1,000

In the first set, Djoko dominated, breaking the first two kicks of the Norwegian and confirming the advantage in the next kicks, but Ruud reacted on the court. Despite breaking the serve advantage in the seventh game to close out the game, Djokovic reaffirmed his second set point and closed out the 6/4 partial.

The match started more balanced in the second set, and both confirmed their first kicks. Both Djokovic and Ruup forced parallel balls, but the Serb took advantage of the opponent’s error at the break of the seventh game to open the advantage to the Norwegian in the 4/3 partial. The Serb had no problem confirming his next free kick and 1,000 in his career. closing with a 3/3 victory.

The final of the Italian Open will be against the Greek Stefano Tsitsipas, number five in the ATP, the German Alexander Zverev with a difference of 2 Sep 1, 4/6, 6/3 and 6/3 partial.

Novak Djokovic wins 1000 tennis career – Photo: Arte / ge

Djokovic also adds other significant brands throughout his professional career. The Serbian is the biggest winner of the Masters 1000 championships, with 37 (he could take 38th this Sunday in Rome), as well as being the only player with three or more finals in all the major tournaments of the season (adding the Masters 1000 and above). Grand Slams).

At the age of 34, the owner of 20 Grand Slam titles, Djokovic is still looking for the title record in the most important tournaments of the season, with Rafael Nadali at 21 today. Along with the Spaniards, he is the only player. have at least two cups in each major history tournament of the year (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open).

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Remember the remarkable victories

In those 1,000 victories, Djokovic has had a significant number of matches, especially against the greatest tennis players in history in the semifinals. For example, the 2015 Wimbledon decision against Roger Federer. The Serb won the championship twice in 2014 and 2015 against the biggest grass champion in London.

Djokovic beat Federer to win Wimbledon

However, it was the third final between the two that marked history. In 2019, Nol and Federer made the decision to play in the Wimbledon Sacred Grass for more than 5 hours of play and a 3 set 2 win, with 7/6, 1/6, 7/6, 4 / partials. 6 and 13/12, securing a fourth championship.

After nearly five hours of playing, Djokovic beat Federer in the historic Wimbledon final

After nearly five hours of playing, Djokovic beat Federer in the historic Wimbledon final

The 2016 Roland Garros final was a remarkable one for the Serbian. After being runner-up three times in the tournament, he eventually won the last remaining Slam in the collection, beating Andy Murray 3 sets and 1, 3/6, 6/1, 6/2 and 6/4 partials.

At the end of the match, he paid tribute to Gugari, drawing his heart and lying on the court with Phillipe Chartrier, just like when the Brazilian won his third championship in 2001.

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal starred in the longest Grand Slam final in tennis history in 2012. In the 5h53 fight, the Serb won 3 sets over the Spaniard with a partial 2 and 5/7, 6/4, 6/2, 6/7 and 7/5.

Both Haddad are among the top 50 in the WTA rankings

Beatriz Haddad Maia WTA Paris Doubles Tennis Champion – Photo: Instagram / TROPHÉE LAGARDÈRE

Brazilian Bia Haddad has been ranked among the top 50 in the WTA singles standings this Saturday after beating Romania’s Ana Bogdan 2 sets and 1, 5/7, 6/3 and 6/1. By beating Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the WTA 125 final in Paris, Biak can improve his position (49th) and secure 42nd place in the world rankings.

Along with Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic, she won the doubles cap in the same French championship, defeating Georgian Oksana Kalashnikova and Japanese Miyu Sato. The win was also 2 sets 1 and the return was a 5/7, 6/4 and 10/4 partial turn.

Only four other Brazilians were among the top 50 tennis players in the world: Maria Esther Bueno with the best position in history, 29th in December 1976, followed by Niege Dias with 31st in 1988. In the 2015 world rankings. and Patrícia Medrado of the Bay was 48th in 1982.

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