Novak Djokovic will be relegated to No. After losing 6-4, 7-6 (4) against Jiri Vesely, a Czech qualifier, Daniil Medvedev will replace Novak Djokovic at No.
Djokovic’s most recent stay at the top of the rankings began February 3, 2020. His 361 week total is the highest for any man since 1973, when the computerized rankings were created.
Monday will see Medvedev move up to No. Medvedev will become the 27th man to achieve No. 1. He won the U.S. Open in September last year and was the Australian Open runner up each of the previous two years.
Djokovic congratulated Medvedev via Twitter, stating that the Russian was “very worthy” of the No. 1 spot.
Medvedev is the No.1 man, apart from Roger Federer and Roger Federer, as well as Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal. Since February 1, 2004, Medvedev has been No. 1.
“It’s great tennis, I think, having somebody new at the world No. Vesely stated in an interview on-court that he was happy to be No. 1 again. “Tennis requires, of course. A new No. 1s. The next generation is on the horizon. It’s great.
This was Djokovic’s first tournament after he was deported from Australia last month. He had not been vaccinated against coronavirus.
Medvedev, who won the second round of the Mexican Open on Wednesday, is currently competing at the Mexican Open.
Medvedev, after beating Pablo Andujar said that he hoped to be No. 1: “If it’s possible, it will mean a lot.”
Vesely is No. Djokovic was defeated by Vesely in a second career win. This put an end to the hopes of the Serb winning the Dubai title for the sixth time. In Monte Carlo, he defeated Djokovic the last time they met.
Vesely stated, “I never thought to win again.” He’s such an outstanding champion.
Vesely served at 5-4 in set 2, but Djokovic broke him. He was always the one chasing in tiebreakers.
Vesely won the match point for his first.