Novak Djokovic becomes the first player to qualify for ATP Finals


World number one Novak Djokovic became the first player who entitled for ATP Finals of the year after the Serb won his sixth Wimbledon title on Sunday tying with Roger Federer’s and Rafael Nadal’s record of 20 Grand Slams.

Both the legends Federer and Nadal congratulated the Serbian for the achievement.

Top-ranked Djokovic, who will play in his 14th ATP Finals triumphed over Matteo Berrettini 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 yesterday in the championship final for the November 14-21 ATP Finals in Turin. “I am happy to have qualified for Turin so early,” said Djokovic in a statement.

Having already won the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon this year, Djokovic will look to achieve the season finale for the sixth time, intending to fitting Swiss master Roger Federer’s record at the tournament. Djokovic has gained a victory of 34 out of 37 matches this year and is on course to end the season being the top-ranked player for a record-breaking seventh time.

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greek who got defeated by Djokovic at the Roland Garros tournament this year in the final is in the second position of the line to qualify for the Turin event followed by Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini. With four months lasting for the formal ATP Tour season to began, Rafael Nadal, Daniil Medvedev, Audrey Rublev, Alexander Zverev and Jannik Sinner all are in the Top 12.