33 Stats On Novak Djokovic's 33rd Birthday

  • Posted: May 22, 2020

33 Stats On Novak Djokovic’s 33rd Birthday

The Serbian turns 33 one week after former World No. 1 Andy Murray

In honour of Novak Djokovic’s 33rd birthday, the ATP Tour is celebrating by reliving 33 facts, moments or memories that have made his tennis career spectacular thus far.

33 – Combined wins against former World No. 3s and US Open champions Marin Cilic (17) and Juan Martin del Potro (16).
32 – years old when he led Team Serbia to the inaugural ATP Cup title.
31 – Top 10 wins in 2015. Djokovic’s overall record in the season was 82-6.
30 – Consecutive Grand Slam singles matches won from the first round at 2015 Wimbledon until losing in the third round of 2016 Wimbledon.
29 – wins vs. Rafael Nadal (29-26).
28 – The number of consecutive Grand Slam quarter-finals Djokovic reached from 2009-16 (second all-time behind Roger Federer’s 36).
27- victories vs. Federer (27-23).
26 years old in 2014 when he won his third of four consecutive Nitto ATP Finals titles.
25th player to become World No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings (4 July 2011).
24-0 to conclude 2013 with titles in Beijing, Shanghai, Paris, the Nitto ATP Finals and Davis Cup.
23 straight wins from August to November in 2015 after 28 straight wins from March to June that same year.
22 consecutive wins from November 2012 to March 2013, including 11 against Top 10 players.
21 years old when he won the Tennis Masters Cup in 2008.
20 years old when he won his first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in 2008.
19 years old when he won his first ATP Masters 1000 title in Miami in 2007.
18-match winning streak to start 2020.
17 straight wins vs. Top 10 opponents from the 2015 Nitto ATP Finals to 2016 Rome, a career-high.
16 years old when he made his tour-level debut (d. Skroderis in 2004 Davis Cup).
15 consecutive finals reached to conclude 2015 (17 including 2016 Doha and 2016 Australian Open).
14 straight Grand Slam semi-finals reached from 2010-13 (second all-time behind Federer’s 23).
13 sets won 6-0 in 2011.
12 years old when he went to Niki Pilic’s academy in Germany.
11 tour-level trophies lifted in 2015, a career-high.

10 tour-level titles won in 2011.
9 losses in Grand Slam finals (Nadal 4, Murray 2, Stan Wawrinka 2, Federer 1).
8 Australian Open titles.
7 singles titles and a career-high 43 victories in a row from December 2010 to June 2011.
6 ATP Masters 1000 titles won in 2015, a single-season record.
5 year-end No. 1 finishes in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
4-time winner of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award (2012, 2015, 2016, 2019).
3 sets lost en route to winning the 2020 Australian Open title.
2 match points saved to beat Federer in both the 2010 and 2011 US Open semi-finals.
1 of three men to hold all four Grand Slam titles at once (also Budge and Laver).

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