Novak Djokovic wins the French Open and takes over as number one.
With his incredible victory at this year’s French Open, the Serbian tennis sensation also sets a new record for the oldest Grand Slam champion, with 11 titles since turning 30.Novak Djokovic, a Serbian professional tennis player, returned to the top of the ATP rankings on Monday after winning a record-tying 23rd Grand Slam title. Meanwhile, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal fell out of the top 100.After rising two ranks as a result of his French Open victory, 36-year-old Djokovic spent his 388th week atop the world rankings. Before the French Open, the top player in the world was 20-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, who he eventually beat in the semifinals.
dropped a rank
Russian player Daniil Medvedev dropped a rank after an early exit at Roland Garros. Even though he came up short in the final, Norway’s Casper Ruud is currently in fourth place, 40 points ahead of Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas.Nadal dropped 121 places to 136th after missing the French Open with a recurring hip injury. He has won the tournament 14 times.
Positions in the ATP as of June 12
Second place: Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) (7175, -1).
Third: Russia’s Daniil Medvedev (6100, -1).
Norwegian 4960’s Casper Ruud
Fifthly, 4920 Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece
And the number six spot goes to…
7 – Andrey Rublev (RUS) – 4000
US #8 Taylor Fritz 3515
10. Jannik Sinner (Italy) 3300
Tenth-placed Karen Khachanov (Russia) (3125, +1)
Eleventh place: Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada), 2850 (-1)
Frances Tiafoe (United States) 12, 2835
1300 Cameron Norrie, Great Britain
POL 2435 Hubert Hurkacz, 14.
Borna Coric (CRO) is 15th, with a score of 2430 (+1).
U.S.A.’s 16th-ranked Tommy Paul (2205+1)
17th-placed Italian, Lorenzo Musetti (2095+1)
Achievements in the past During the 2023 Roland-Garros Open, on June 11 at the Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris, Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrated his victory over Casper Ruud of Norway in the men’s singles final match. — AFP
During the 2023 Roland-Garros Open, on June 11 at the Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris, Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrated his victory over Casper Ruud of Norway in the men’s singles final match. After defeating Casper Ruud 7-6 (7/1), 6-3, 7-5 at the French Open for the third time, Djokovic set a new record with his 23rd Grand Slam championship.”It’s unbelievable to win 23 games in a row. Nadal instantly called Djokovic’s win a “incredible achievement,” while Djokovic said he was “beyond grateful and blessed” to be in this position.
Djokovic has won the Australian Open 10 times, Wimbledon 7 times, and the US Open 3 times. This is his third victory in Paris.This was the most challenging Grand Slam final I’ve ever played in, so it’s fitting that I won it for the 23rd time. Djokovic, who had just defeated Ruud with 11 aces and 52 total winners, said, “I am very emotional right now, and I am very, very proud.”Djokovic is halfway to the first calendar Grand Slam since Rod Laver in 1969, and he is the first man to win all four majors at least three times.Laver tweeted, “Your skill and unwavering mental tenacity on all surfaces are astonishing.”Not only is Djokovic the oldest French Open champion in history, but he is also the oldest Grand Slam champion in history, having won 11 of his Slam trophies beyond the age of 30.