Novak Djokovic has actually damaged a brand-new record: 378 weeks as globe primary, nobody like him in either the guys’s or females’s circuit. He exceeded Steffi Graf, quit at 377 weeks and also created a brand-new item of background in this sporting activity. The math of the last couple of weeks, after the victory at the Australian Open, took every little thing for approved, yet obtaining below has actually been a lengthy trip, which has actually stunned several, consisting of Boris Becker.
Interviewed by Eurosport, where he has actually been an analyst for a couple of months, he talked about this record: “It is an incredible result. I never thought that the record could be surpassed and of course I wished that the record would remain in the hands of Steffi Graf, being also German like her.
I’m also a close friend of Novak and I’m happy for him, he’s a fantastic guy and a great champion. Records are made to be broken. He will remain number one in the world for a while longer, it still takes some time before someone dethrones him again.”
Boris on the Djokovic-Nadal competition
The record for weeks as globe primary is in the company hands of Novak Djokovic.
Instead, what problems the Grand Slam titles is in best parity: 22 for the tennis gamer from Belgrade, 22 forRafael Nadal “The impact they have on tennis is huge, we will only understand that when they retire. I hope Novak and Rafa can play for another year or two,” stated Boris Becker regarding the competition in between both champs in an meeting with Eurosport.
A competition that might finish at Roland Garros: in Paris, the following Grand Slam occasion on the schedule, both might encounter each various other to go for surpassing. When asked if the Serbian is thinking of the Calendar Grand Slam, the previous tennis gamer responded: “I think Djokovic wants to win the 23rd Slam and thus overtake Nadal.
The next big event is Roland Garros: in my eyes the favorite is still Rafa, but Novak is right behind.”
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