KEY POINTS

  • Novak Djokovic is hailed the Best possible of the Decade
  • Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer positioned at 2d and 3rd
  • Djokovic may just make a case for largest of all time

Novak Djokovic is ranked No. 1 within the Most sensible 10 Best possible of the Decade checklist assembled through a Tennis website, being positioned over the 2 different contributors of the “Giant 3” and family names Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

The Serbian famous person is hailed as probably the most remarkable Males’s participant of the ultimate decennium through Tennis.com in what they describe as “some of the easiest and maximum constant 10-year runs in Tennis historical past.” Nadal and Federer, the consensus enhances to the trio of greats, are positioned 2d and 3rd, respectively.

The 32-year-old Novak Djokovic continues to be trailing the 2 legends in the case of the full quantity Majors titles: his 16 in opposition to Federer’s 20 and Nadal’s 19. However filtering the class to the ultimate 10 years best, Djokovic got here out approach forward with 15 Majors as in comparison to Nadal’s 13 and Federer’s 5.

“Our obsession with this race obscures the truth that during the last 10 years, Djokovic has handed his opponents through,” Steve Tignor of Tennis.com mentioned.

The 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist were given the numbers to again up the checklist as he ruled his two opponents on a blended 42-25 masterful document. He additionally completed at No. 1 in 5 seasons as in comparison to Nadal’s 4, with Federer now not even seizing one.

Additionally, Novak Djokovic is the primary Tennis participant since Ron Laver in 1969 to seize all 4 Majors on the similar time after profitable the French Open in 2016. He’s additionally the one participant within the Males’s magnificence to win all 9 of the Masters 1000 tournaments.

“In profitable 15 of his 16 majors—sprung through a 2011 season that noticed him start 41–0— and turning round head-to-head sequence data in opposition to Nadal and Federer, Djokovic rightfully stands on best. Along with his Grand Slam accolades, Djokovic changed into the primary ATP participant to win all 9 Masters 1000s, the primary to win seven Australian Open crowns, and he completed because the year-end No. 1 5 occasions,” mentioned Matt Fitzgerald of Tennis.com as he justifies Novak Djokovic because the Best possible of the Decade.

Finishing the checklist are (4) Andy Murray, (5) Stan Wawrinka, (6) Marin Cilic, (7) David Ferrer, (8) Tomas Berdych, (9) Juan Martin Del Potro, and (10) Dominic Thiem.

Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated American Denis Kudla on Friday to reach the fourth round of the US Open Djokovic suffered a shoulder harm right through US Open 2019. Photograph: AFP / Don EMMERT

 



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