The 2013 semi-final between Novak and Del Potro is the longest semi-final in Wimbledon history – 4hrs, 43mins. Boris Becker and Ivan Lendl held the previous record (4hrs 1min, 1989).
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Interesting facts, important records and unique stats from Nole's career.
Novak is in the 1st place on the all-time list of players for most weeks at No.1. Having spent his 380th week at the summit of men’s professional tennis, he is in front of Federer, Sampras, Lendl, Connors, Nadal, McEnroe, Borg. He also surpassed S.Graf, who won 22 GSs and dominated women’s tennis in the 80s & 90s.
Novak is is fourth in the all-time list for most men’s singles titles in the Open Era (93), trailing only Jimmy Connors (109), Roger Federer (103) and Ivan Lendl (94).
With a 6-3, 7-6, 7-6 triumph over Stefanos Tsitsipas in the 2023 Australian Open final, Novak became only the second man in the history of the sport to have won 22 Grand Slam titles, joining Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
Djokovic has won 1046 matches in his professional career, and lost 207. He has won 93 titles so far.
With a 7-5, 6-3 win over Casper Ruud in the championship match of the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, Novak equaled Roger Federer’s record haul of six titles at the prestigious year-end event.
Novak’s seventh triumph at Wimbledon draws him level with Pete Sampras’ tally of singles trophies won at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.