(Reuters) – Novak Djokovic says he has mixed feelings about the end of the world’s first consecutive “strange year” for the sixth time since season two due to the novel’s coronavirus epidemic.
Djokovic won the eighth Australian Australian Open as well as a record th 36 Masters title in Rome, winning four singles titles all the way to the number one ranking at the end of the year.
The old man had a record of 39-3 in which a number of tournaments were postponed or canceled between March and August due to a coronavirus outbreak. 1. Millions have been killed.
“Obviously, I’m very proud of it, but I have mixed emotions with what’s going on in the world,” Djokovic told the ATP Tour website.
“I can’t ignore it, although I have achieved one of the biggest goals of the game. I feel like a lot of people in the world are going through hardships and my heart goes out to them. “
Djokovic’s feat earned him a place with childhood hero Pete Sampras, who finished six times as number one between 1993 and 1998.
Serb will begin their quest for a record-breaking sixth ATP Finals title when they face Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman in the group stage on Monday.
Report by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Edited by Robert Birsell
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