Djokovic: “Leading the Masters 1000 seems incredible to me”

Novak Djokovic

Serbian Novak Djokovic was exultant after reconquering the Paris tournament and leading, alone, the number of Masters 1000 titles in his career, ahead of the Spanish Rafael Nadal, something that he considers a great merit. The Belgrade tennis player, who has already surpassed Sampras by securing number one at the end of the season for the seventh time, one more than the American, achieved a new record at Paris Bercy. Djokovic accumulates 37 Masters 1000 titles. In addition, it is together with Nadal and Roger Federer who, with twenty, treasures more Grand Slam.

“The Grand Slam and the Masters 1000 are the tournaments that count the most for me and leading each of them is incredible,” Djokovic said after winning the Paris Masters 1000 for the sixth time. It feels strong to accumulate more titles. “I am not as young as Medvedev and this new generation but I feel good, inspired and motivated to win more things,” he said.

The Serbian does not think now about the goal of the Grand Slam and the Olympic Games, where he was left without a medal. “That is forgotten. I am not going to suffer with something that is already past. I had a lot of pressure then. In the days leading up to the US Open I suffered a pressure like I had never felt before. But I knew how to handle the defeat in the final and that’s it. history“, Indian.

The world number one beat Daniil Medvedev and fulfilled his revenge with the Russian, with whom he lost in the final of the US Open and prevented the Serbian from completing the Grand Slam. “Medvedev has a great serve and moves very well despite his height. His movements They are fantastic and get better every day. Sooner or later it will be number one in the world. He is the leader of this new generation“, assured the Serbian,

Novak Djokovic lost the first set but was always faced with options. “At all times
I felt like I was close to the game. At first I was not consistent from the bottom and made mistakes. But I felt good. When I relaxed I recovered the best level. I am happy for the victory that will help me in the ATP Finals and in the Davis Cup “, commented the number one in the world.

Djokovic stressed that the victory in Paris was very special because his wife Jelena Ristic was on the court and, for the first time, his children Tara and Stefan. “It was a very special day because my children were present. It is the first time that my son and daughter come to see me at a tournament, so it is a great feeling,” he said.

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