Boris Becker Congratulated Novak Djokovic On Tying Steffi Graf'S Stunning Record

Boris Becker congratulates Novak Djokovic on tying Steffi Graf’s impressive record

Boris Becker congratulated Novak Djokovic on tying Steffi Graff for the most weeks ranked world number 1. This Monday, Djokovic entered his 377th week in first place. Next Monday, Djokovic will be the first player in tennis history to spend a week 378 ranked No. 1 in the world.

Becker shared Djokovic’s post equalizing Graf and wrote: «Congratulations.»

Just a couple of days earlier, Becker spoke highly of Djokovic and expressed his gratitude to the Serb.

While Djokovic was serving his sentence in jail, Djokovic reached out to him and his family. «Novak Djokovic became a member of the family. We had a professional relationship for many years and we separated in 2016. But we always stayed close and especially my time in (prison) – he supported me, he supported my family.» Becker said.

Becker and Alexander Zverev congratulate Djokovic

This week in Doha, German tennis star Zverev was asked if Djokovic tied the record of German tennis icon Graf. Zverev admitted that he liked the fact that a German tennis player held the record, but he also congratulated Djokovic on his great feat.

«Djokovic has completely dominated tennis in the last 10, 12 years. There is a reason why he has been at the top of this sport consistently. That is something that shows with this record, being the player with the most weeks as number one in history, whether male or female.

She’s going to beat Steffi: as a German I liked that she had the record, but congratulations to Novak. I’m sure he’s going to break more records, really. I don’t know if there are still too many to break, but the ones that are left, maybe he will break them,» Zverev said.

Djokovic began his 2023 season by winning the Australian Open and returning to the world No. 1 ranking. Although Djokovic is almost 36 years old, he is still a very dominant figure in tennis.

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