Novak Djokovic reached another milestone in his career this week in the Masters 1000 semifinals in Rome with a 2-0 victory over Norway’s Casper Road 0, partial 6/4 and 6/3. He became only the fifth male tennis player in the current history of No. 1 in the world to win 1000 singles tournaments in the open era of this sport.
– Thank you for your support. If I could choose a place for my thousandth victory, it would be here or in Serbia. This cake is to be celebrated with you and my family – celebrated on the court as we enter the history of tennis in Rome, Italy.
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+ Nadal has been dropped from the Rome Masters.
The most winning players in history
|Jimmy Connors (USA)||1,274|
|Roger Federer (SUI)||1,251|
|Evan Lendl (TCH)||1,068|
|Rafael Nadal (ESP)||1,052|
|Novak Djokovic (SER)||1,000|
Joko prevailed in the first set, breaking Norway’s first two servings and confirming the lead in the following serves, but Roude faced a backlash on the court. At the end of the match, Djokovic confirmed the second set point and closed it at 6/4, despite losing the advantage in the seventh game.
The game started out more balanced in the second set, with both confirming the first serve. Djokovic and Roop both forced parallel balls, but Serbia took advantage of an opponent’s error at the breakpoint of the seventh game to take a partial 4/3 lead against Norway. The Serbian player had no trouble confirming the next serve and winning the thousandth of his career by 6/3.
The Italian Open final will be against ATP’s fifth-ranked Stefano Tsitsipas of Greece, who defeated Germany’s Alexander Xavier by 2 sets by a margin of 1, 4/6, 6/3 and 6/3.
Novak Djokovic wins 1000 tennis career – Photo: Art / G
Djokovic has added other milestones throughout his professional career. The Serbian Masters is the biggest winner of 1000 titles, including 37 (he could win the 38th title in Rome this Sunday), and the only player to reach three or more finals in all major tournaments of the season. Played (Masters 1000 and Grand Slams).
At the age of 34, the owner of 20 Grand Slam trophies, Djokovic continues to search for the title record in the most important tournaments of the season, with Rafael Nadal now at 21. He is the only player from Spain to have held at least two cups in each of the major tournaments of the year (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open).
+ Beatriz Haddad Maia is the WTA Paris Doubles Champion.
Remember the notable victories
With more than 1,000 winners, Djokovic has had many fantastic fights, especially in the finals against some of the greatest tennis players in history. For example, the 2015 Wimbledon decision against Roger Federer. Serbia won the championship twice in 2014 and 2015 against the biggest champion in London Grass.
Djokovic defeats Federer to win Wimbledon
However, it was the third final between the two that made history. In 2019, Noel and Federer decided on the sacred grass of Wimbledon with the right to play more than 5 hours and won 2 of 3 sets, partial 7/6, 1/6, 7/6, 4/6 and 13/12, won the fourth championship.
After nearly five hours of play, Djokovic defeated Federer in the historic Wimbledon final.
The final of Roland Garros in 2016 was notable for Serbia. After being runner-up three times in the tournament, he finally won the last remaining slam in the collection, beating Andy Murray by 3 sets to 1, 3/6, 6/1, 6/2 and 6/4. ۔
After the game, he paid tribute to Goga, stretched out and lay down on the Philippe Charterre court, just as Brazil did when he won his third championship in 2001.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal competed in the longest Grand Slam final in tennis history in 2012. In the battle of 5:53, Serbia defeated the Spaniards by 3 sets 2, partial 5/7, 6/4, 6/2, 6/7 and 7/5.
Bia Haddad is in the top 50 of the WTA rankings.
Beatriz Haddad Maia WTA Paris Tennis Doubles Champion – Photo: Instagram / TROPHÉE LAGARDÈRE
Brazil’s Bea Haddad beat Romania’s Anna Bogdan 2 sets 1, 5/7, 6/3 and 6/1 this week to advance to the top 50 of the WTA singles rankings. If they beat Estonia’s Kaya Kneipe in the final of WTA 125 in Paris, Bia can still improve its position (49th) and guarantee its 42nd place in the world rankings.
Along with Frenchwoman Christina Mladinok, she won the doubles title in the same tournament in France, beating Georgia’s Oksana Kalashnikov and Japan’s Mayo Sato. Victory was also from 2 sets to 1, turnaround, 5/7, 6/4 and 10/4 partial difference.
Only four other Brazilians were included in the top 50 tennis players in the world: Maria Esther Bueno with the best position in history, with the 29th position in December 1976, followed by Nage Dias at 31st in 1988. Patricia Madrido from Bahia was ranked 48th in the world in 2015 and 48th in 1982.