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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Exclusive interview with Djokovic: More goals to achieve” – below is their description.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia set a new landmark of 311 weeks as world No. 1 on Monday, one week longer than Roger Federer of Switzerland. In an exclusive interview with CGTN, Novak Djokovic said the “record is definitely a tribute to the love and commitment I have to this sport.”CGTN YouTube Channel
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Novak Djokovic is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 1 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Djokovic has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, the third-most in history for a male player, five ATP Finals titles, a record 36 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 14 ATP Tour 500 titles, and has held the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a total of 289 weeks (second of all time). In majors, he has won a record eight Australian Open titles, five Wimbledon titles, three US Open titles, and one French Open title. By winning the 2016 French Open, he became the eighth player in history to achieve the Career Grand Slam and the third man to hold all four major titles at once, the first since Rod Laver in 1969.