One Roger Federer record which is still unbreakable for Novak Djokovic

Roger Federer has one record to his name that remains unbreakable even for Novak Djokovic.


One Roger Federer record which is still unbreakable for Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic (L) and Roger Federer (R) (Image via Imago)

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic are the Big-3 of tennis and quite obviously their names pop up whenever any record in tennis is talked about. While the Serbian ace has the most number of Grand Slam titles (24), Nadal has the most number of French Open titles. Federer, meanwhile, sits atop in the list of the most number of Wimbledon titles.

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When all three players were active on the tour, there used to be a shuffle in almost every record list in tennis with one pipping the other. However, with Federer retired and Nadal in his twilight, Djokovic is on a spree to shatter all the records previously held by these two greats. 

The Serbian has already left both of them behind in terms of the number of Grand Slam titles won. Djokovic sits atop with 24 major titles to his name while Nadal is second with 22 Grand Slam titles to his name. Roger Federer has 20 titles to his name.

There are many more such records where Djokovic leads the two legends of the game. However, there is one such record which is held by Roger Federer and seems almost impossible for Djokovic to break.

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Which Roger Federer’s record is unbreakable for Novak Djokovic?

Federer is an absolute legend of the game and it can be inferred from the many records he holds. Among many, Roger Federer owns the record for the player with the most consecutive weeks as the World No.1.

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Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal (Image via Sportskeeda)

During his prime days, when Federer was almost untouchable to almost everyone, the Swiss maestro spent a massive 237 consecutive weeks as the World No.1 player. From February 2, 2004, to August 17, 2008, nobody could displace the Swiss icon from the top of the table. On this list, John McEnroe is the second player, but he trails by a massive 77 weeks.

Meanwhile, although Djokovic holds the record for the player to have spent the most weeks as the World No.1, he cannot eclipse the record for most consecutive weeks as the top-ranked player. Djokovic’s best streak was a 122-week run at the top, from July 7, 2014, to November 7, 2016. Now, although Djokovic is on a record-breaking spree, he cannot reach that level.

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