Reportase.one – Serbian tennis player, Novak Djokovic will return to the world number one ranking, Monday (3/4/2023), following Carlos Alcaraz’s defeat to Jannik Sinner in the semifinals of the Miami Open.
Alcaraz knocked Djokovic off the top spot two weeks ago when the Spaniard beat Daniil Medvedev to claim his third ATP Masters 1000 title at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
However, as quoted from the official ATP website, Monday (3/4/2023), the 19-year-old tennis player was unable to defend his title in Miami and failed to top the rankings.
Djokovic, who will start his 381st week at the top of the ATP Rankings on Monday, is scheduled to return to the ATP Tour at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, which starts April 9.
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Meanwhile, Sinner, who is ninth in the ATP rankings, will climb to a career-high sixth ranking on Monday if he beats Daniil Medvedev in Monday’s Miami Open final.
Alcaraz has spent a total of 21 weeks as world No.1 during his career, placing him 16th on the list for most weeks in the top spot among the 28 players to reach number one.
Djokovic recently surpassed Stefanie Graf’s record of 377 weeks as world number one, setting records for both men’s and women’s events.
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