Paris Masters 2023: Novak Djokovic created history by defeating Dimitrov, won 40th Masters 1000 title

Paris Masters 2023: World number one player Novak Djokovic easily defeated Grigor Dimitrov to win a record seventh ATP Masters 1000 title at the Paris Masters.

Nov 6, 2023 - 15:14
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Paris Masters 2023: Novak Djokovic created history by defeating Dimitrov, won 40th Masters 1000 title

World number one Novak Djokovic comfortably defeated Grigor Dimitrov to win a record seventh ATP Masters 1000 title at the Paris Masters. Djokovic won 6–4, 6–3, and became the first player to win 40 Masters 1000 crowns. The victory means the world No. 1 Serbian will now make it to the season-ending ATP Finals on an 18-match winning streak, which came after a loss to Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon final, the ATP Tour reports. Is.

Djokovic said after the victory that this week has been very challenging for me. It was not easy to bounce back after defeat. By winning the Paris trophy, Djokovic extended his lead over the Spaniard in the ATP Live Race to Turin to 1490 points. Which makes it likely that he will claim the ATP year-end No. 1 honor for a record eighth time.

Let us tell you that earlier he had entered the final by defeating Andre Rublev 5-7, 7-6 (3), 7-5 in the semi-finals. This was the record 58th Masters 1000 final in the career of number-1-ranked Djokovic.

Djokovic has won his seventh Rolex Paris Masters title. No other player in the history of the tournament has won it more than three times. With this, he has left Rafael Nadal behind in terms of the best winning percentage in the history of Masters 1000.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer