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Novak Djokovic Breaks Roger Federer's Record To Win 7th ATP Finals

Utkarsh Classes 21-11-2023
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The Serbian Novak Djokovic won his record Seventh ATP finals title at Turin's Pala Alpitour stadium, Italy, by defeating the Italian player  Jannik Sinner in the finals played on 19 November 2023. The ATP finals are always played in November, marking the year's end of the ATP calendar. 

With this win, Djokovic also broke the record of Swiss great Roger Federer, who has won 6 ATP final titles. 

The 24 Grand Slam title winner also became the oldest champion of the ATP finals at the age of 36 Years.

He is also the first world number one player to win the ATP final event since the British tennis player Andy Murray won it in 2016.

Novak Djokovic won his first ATP finals in 2008. He also won the 2022 ATP finals. 

Novak Djokovic also ended as the world's No.1 ranked ATP player for the season 2023. It is the eighth time Novak Djokovic ended a season as the No.1 ranked player. 

Men's Doubles title 

The pair of Rajeev Ram (United States) and Joe Salisbury (Britain) defeated Marcel Granollers Pujol (Spain) and Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) to win the ATP final Doubles titles. Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury also won the doubles title last year.

 About ATP Finals 

ATP Finals is the season-ending men's Tennis ATP Tour. The ATP finals features the world's best 8 qualified singles players and doubles teams.

The ATP finals initially started as a Masters tournament in Tokyo in 1970.

It has been held in major cities of the world since then. 

This was the 54th edition of the singles and 49th edition of the Doubles title. 

The ATP has decided to hold the ATP Finals tournament from 2021-2025 at Turin's Pala Alpitour stadium, Italy's largest indoor sporting arena.

Records of Novak Djokovic 

  • Novak Djokovic is the first male to win 24 Grand Slam singles titles. He holds the record jointly with Margaret Court.
  • He also holds the record for appearing in 36 Grand Slam finals.
  • He has won the Australian Open singles title 10 times, the French Open singles title 3 times, Wimbledon 7 times and the US Open singles title 4 times.
  • Djokovic has won 98 ATP Tour events and is the only man to hold all four Slam singles titles simultaneously since Rod Laver 1969 Grand Slam calendar.
  • He is the first male tennis player to win 40 ATP Masters 1000 titles.
  • He also holds the record for being ranked World No.1 8 times.

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

  • The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) was set up in 1972 by the leading men's professional Tennis player at the sideline of the US Open.
  • The ATP administers the men's tennis tour. It runs the ATP Tour, the Challenger Tour, and the second-tier tournaments. 
  • The ATP tours include Masters 1000, ATP 500 and ATP 250.
  • It does not operate the Grand Slam events. The Grand Slam events, the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open, are organised by the International Tennis Federation and national Tennis Bodies. 
  • It introduced the Computerised ATP ranking system in 1973, still used as the official ranking system in men's professional tennis.

Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

FAQ

Answer: Novak Djokovic of Serbia. He won by defeating Italian player Jannik Sinner in the finals.

Answer: Turin's Pala Alpitour stadium, Italy. Novak Djokovic won it for the record 7th time.

Answer: He is an Italian male tennis player.

Answer: London, the United Kingdom

Answer: Novak Djokovic of Serbia. He has won it 24 times and holds the record jointly with Margaret Court of Australia.

Answer: Novak Djokovic of Serbia.

Answer: The pair of Rajeev Ram (United States) and Joe Salisbury (Britain) defeated Marcel Granollers Pujol (Spain) and Horacio Zeballos (Argentina).
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