Novak Djokovic’s Serbia 2-1 defeat to Croatia in the Davis Cup was a heavy blow to the world number one. Despite giving his nation the only point in success He lost the doubles to Marin Cilic, pairing up with Filip Krajinovic, to the Croatians Mate Pavic and Nikola Metkic.
And that single victory led him to extend a record that he has kept alive since 2011! Said like this, the relevance of an absolutely incredible fact that puts the Serbian can go unnoticed, when is it not? at the top in the history of a different competition.
He already has 19 consecutive games won, which is the fifth longest streak of all time. Ahead of him appear illustrious names that could be ousted if the Balkan seeks revenge in 2022.
The Top 5:
1-Marcos Baghdatis: 36 wins between 2003 and 2016
2-Björn Borg: 33 games between 1974 and 1980
3-Rafael Nadal: 29 games since 2004; active streak
4-Boris Becker: 22 games between 1987 and 1995
5-Novak Djokovic: 19 since 2011; active streak