Novak Djokovic has confirmed in recent years that he is always the tennis player to beat on important occasions. Good physical condition, followed by excellent preparation for each prestigious event of the season, and truly incredible continuity of performance have allowed the Serbian champion to reach important goals in recent years.
Nole was mainly penalized by one aspect, linked to the fact that he did not want to be vaccinated against Covid-19: the decision of the Serb, led him to miss many tournaments quite often in 2021, including the Australian Open and the US Open, and playing few competitions, even though he still managed to make a difference and win Wimbledon, to enter the best eight in the world at the end of the year and triumph at the Nitto ATP Finals.
Novak Djokovic is the best tennis player recovered after Covid
An interesting fact has shown and highlighted the continuity of the winner of 21 Grand Slam titles, highlighting how he has always been the strongest athlete in recent years.
A ranking has recently spread on social media, with all the points collected by tennis players since the recovery after the pandemic, with last months of 2020, at the end of the 2022 season. A top 10 has thus been established, which detects the most fit players in these three years.
Looking at the statistics, Novak Djokovic is clearly at the top with 18,480 points, half of which were obtained in Grand Slam events. Followed by the Russian Daniil Medvedev (15,680), who has shown all of his potential in recent years and has been able to take away the satisfaction of winning a Grand Slam and becoming number one in the ranking.
The top 3 is completed by the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, very continuous in the last three seasons with important results especially in the Master 1000. The German Alexander Zverev (fourth with an overall tally of 12,645 points) precedes the Spanish champion Rafael Nadal, who skipped the entire second part of 2021 due to the foot injury.
Andrey Rublev and Casper Ruud follow. Eighth Carlos Alcaraz, who has grown a lot and had the greatest exploits last year. Felix Auger-Aliassime and Matteo Berrettini complete the top 10.
Top 10 in cumulative ATP ranking points from all ranking tournaments since pandemic pic.twitter.com/qpmpHE3Owh — Oleg S.
(@AnnaK_4ever) December 27, 2022