He wants to continue increasing his legend. It is no coincidence that if you talk about records, records and statistics in the world of tennis, the name of the Serbian Novak Djokovic (1st) appears immediately.
The Belgrade-born and winner of 20 Grand Slam added a new week, they are already 333, What ATP ranking leader and, in this way, it is located as the second longest-time tennis player topping the ranking, both in the male and female branches.
The player who starts this illustrious list is the German Steffi graf. The winner of 22 Majors ranked number one in the world during 377 weeks: she reached the top for the first time on August 17, 1987. With 107 titles in her record, the European is the only tennis player in history (both on the ATP circuit and in the WTA) to have achieved the Golden slam (He did it in the 1988 season where he won the gold medal at the Seoul Olympics).
Below is the legendary Martina Navratilova. With 332 weeks As world number one, the American who managed to lift no less than 167 tournaments in her career as a singles player, reached the top of the rankings for the first time on July 10, 1978.
In fourth place another woman appears: Serena Williams. The 39-year-old tennis player and 23 Grand Slam winner led the WTA rankings during 319 weeks. Currently, the American is ranked 20th.
The Swiss closes the list Roger Federer. Your Majesty, who turned 40 on August 8, has a record of 310 weeks as N ° 1 in the world. The winner of 103 titles and 20 tournaments Majors, reached the top of the rankings for the first time on February 2, 2004.