Novak Djokovic tied Roger Federer’s tennis record for most months as ATP world No. 1 Monday, holding the top spot for your 310th week.
Djokovic’s ninth Australian Open title last month ensured he will exceed Federer’s record on March 8.
Having reached another career milestone, Djokovic’d said he’d seem to correct his calendar and create death Federer’s and Rafael Nadal’s listing of 20 Grand Slam names his high priority.
“Now, after attaining the historical No. 1 to its maximum months at No. 1, it is likely to be a relief for me since I will focus all of my attention on Slams largely,” Djokovic stated after his name succeed at Melbourne Park.
“When you’re striving for No. 1 position, you sort of need to be playing the whole season and you need to be playing nicely, you need to play all of the tournaments.
“My aims will accommodate and will change just a tiny bit, so that I am going to need to adjust my calendar — not need to, but I’ll get an chance to perform that which, as a dad and a husband, I am actually excited about that.”
That is Djokovic’s fifth largest stint atop the world rankings.