Friday, January 27, 2023

Djokovic gets his first tournament of the year and could return to No. 1


Adelaide. Novak Djokovic won his 92nd ATP title by winning his 92nd ATP title after defeating American Sebastian Korda 6(8)-7, 7-6(3) and 6-4 in the tournament held in Adelaide, Australia. In this way “Nole” can return to No. 1 in the world after the Australian Open.

According to Perfil, Korda won 10–8 in the first set tie-break, failing to end the set on his own serve. He had broken the service of the previous number. No. 1 in the ninth game but suffered a break to go into the tie-break.

Korda had a match point in the second set when he held the advantage in the twelfth game (6–5), but Djokovic was able to recover again to go into a new tie-break. It was there that the Serbian weighed all his hierarchy and took it with a score of 7-3.

And the third set saw a more confident Djokovic, who did not give his opponent any break opportunities and took a three to one advantage to win the match by a 6–4 result.

Djokovic Korda Adelaida 1 2023

Djokovic’s record and a chance to return to the top

In this way Djokovic won his 92nd title as a professional and if he wins the Australian Open – a tournament he has won nine times so far and he missed last year because he was not vaccinated for the corona virus – He became No. 1 in the world once again, a position he held for 373 weeks. This is due to the loss due to injury of the current No. 1, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, who will not play the first major of the year.

With ATP 250 titles, Djokovic manages to add at least one title for 18 consecutive seasons. The series started in 2006 in Amersfurt, Netherlands and since then has always brought home a trophy every year.

In addition, he tied Rafael Nadal as the fourth player with the most ATP titles and is behind only Jimmy Connors (109), Roger Federer (103) and Ivan Lendl (94). All this, the Balkan achieved despite missing several important tournaments because it was not vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Only in 2022, he could not play the Australian Open and the US Open, nor any of the tournaments on North American soil (including the Masters 1000s at Indian Wells, Miami, Montreal and Cincinnati) and this season The same can happen in me. Happened to him in the United States and Canada.

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