Novak Djokovic began the Paris-Bercy Masters 1000 with a 500-point lead within the Race 2023 over Carlos Alcaraz, his closest challenger.
The Serb leaves the French capital certain for the ATP Finals in Turin having sealed the race for the primary rating. He has a bonus of 1,490 over Alcaraz and within the Masters occasion a most of 1,500 could be achieved if a tennis participant finishes undefeated.
The second Alcaraz loses a match or Djokovic wins it, the Balkan will likely be mechanically topped as the perfect of 2023. Will probably be then when, on a relaxation day, he’ll take to the courtroom of the Alpitour to obtain the trophy of first of the rating that he has repeated seven instances at dwelling.
Djokovic is particularly motivated by the Grand Slam titles, the place he holds the document with 24 trophies. Though he’s additionally conscious that there’s one other mark that will likely be unattainable to match within the instant future.
On Monday, November 20, at some point after the conclusion of the Masters Cup, he’ll start his four-hundredth week on the high of the boys’s tour. On this specific rating, the second is the retired Roger Federer, with 310. Rafael Nadal occupies the sixth place with 209 weeks.
Primary till Australia
Djokovic is assured the primary till the Australian Open the place he would be the high seed within the draw. Which means he’s assured a complete of 409 weeks.
The 2023 race
Novak Djokovic 9.945
Carlos Alcaraz 8.455
Daniil Medvedev 7.200
Jannik Sinner 5.490
Andrey Rublev 4.805
Stefanos Tsitsipas 4.235
Alexander Zverev 3.585
Holger Rune 3.460
Hubert Hurkacz 3.245
Taylor Fritz 3.100