The latest ATP rankings are set for MASSIVE change as Novak Djokovic reclaims his position as world No. 1 » FirstSportz

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Despite all the speculation and controversy, the ATP world No. 1 has returned to its former owner. Novak Djokovica 20-time Grand Slam champion. Djokovic will resume his 361 weeks reign as world No. 1 now that he’s reclaimed the rankings.

This year the 20 times main master only competed in one tournament due to visa restrictions that prevented him from visiting certain countries without vaccination. However, he was able to regain his top spot due to Daniil Medvedev’s early defeat at the BNP Paribas Open.

After being deported from Australia on the eve of the season-opening Grand Slam and unable to travel to the United States as an unvaccinated person, Novak Djokovic has only been able to take part in the Dubai Tennis Championships this season. Due to the lack of competition, he lost important ranking points and lost his place as world No. 1 Daniel Medvedev Earlier this month after losing in the quarterfinals in Dubai. Still, Daniil Medvedev’s time at the top was short as the 26-year-old returned the No. 1 to the Serb on Monday after losing to Gael Monfils in Indian Wells’ third round.

Apart from that, the ATP ranking system has undergone various adjustments. Rafael Nadal, a 21-time Grand Slam champion, has climbed the rankings to overtake Alexander Zverev as the new world No. 3. Subsequently, Carlos Alcaraz was awarded the title 16th placewhich is a career high, and TaylorFritz will be given 13th place if he defeats Rafael Nadal in the final Indian Wells 2022.

Novak Djokovic celebrates his comeback at the Serbia Open

Novak Djokovic regains world No. 1 | Tennis News | FirstSportz
Novak Djokovic

The 34-year-old had already declared his participation Monte Carlo following the rule change and has now been confirmed for the Serbia Open to be played later in the clay court season at his own Novak tennis center in Belgrade. The tournament begins the week after Monte Carlo on April 18th.

Last year when the event returned to Serbia, the world no. Last year, the week before the French Open, a second edition of the event was called “Belgrade 2”, was staged and won by Novak Djokovic, who won his second Roland Garros title two weeks later.

Novak Djokovic vs Jiri Vesely at the 2022 Dubai Championships

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