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Djokovic, the man of records in perpetual quest for recognition


STORY - The Serbian, who suffers from being the third man after Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, sets himself the record for weeks spent at the top of world tennis.

Number 1 of numbers 1. Clinging to the top, with a clear view, Novak Djokovic will let his gaze drag this Monday, appreciate the path traveled, crossed by a deep intoxication.

At the top of the world rankings for the 311th week, the Serbian erases Roger Federer (310) and sets himself one of the most prestigious records in tennis.

From the first No. 1 to inaugurate the new ranking (Ilie Nastase in 1973) to the twenty-sixth (Andy Murray in 2016), from the United States (6 players) to Germany, Chile or Serbia (1 player), from the 311 weeks of Djokovic to the 7 days of the Australian Patrick Rafter, the place of no1 sparkles like a prestigious landmark.

A quest.

Recently illustrated by the fight led by Guillermo Vilas to assert his rights to the crown.

The Argentinian accompanied by a journalist believes, as a Netflix documentary recounted, that he was unfairly deprived of it in the 1970s.

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Source: lefigaro

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