Novak Djokovic won the Masters tournament in Rome after a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman, and after the match the World Cup №1 commented on its performance in the Italian capital, both in the final and throughout the week.
The conditions were difficult, especially in the beginning. It was raining lightly, there was a little wind and noise, I needed time to get used to it. In general, I didn’t show my best tennis all week. That makes me very happy. I am happy that I managed to win another big titleDjokovic
“Diego performed great in the tournament. He made incredible matches – he recorded a victory over Nadal, over Shapovalov last night. I wish him all the best until the end of the season,” added the champion.
Novak Djokovic became in second place in the time chart in number of weeks on top in the ranking of ATP, the organization announced.
As of today, the 33-year-old Djokovic has 287 weeks behind him as number 1 in the rankings, leaving behind the American Pete Sampras, who is 286.
The leader in the ranking remains the Swiss Roger Federer. The “maestro” has 310 weeks on his account as number 1 in the ATP scoring system. In the top 5 of the eternal ranking are also the Americans Ivan Lendall with 270 weeks and Jimmy Connors with 268 weeks.