Djokovic finishes year-end No. 1 for record-breaking seventh time | Key Points
1. His current stint as world No. 1 began nearly two years ago, on February
2. Djokovic finished 2021 with a 55-7 record, claiming major titles at the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon, while also lifting trophies at the Belgrade Open and the Rolex Paris Masters.
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3. On March 8, Djokovic broke Swiss ace Roger Federer's record of 310 weeks as the world No. 1 since the inception of the ATP Rankings in 1973. "It really excites me to walk the path of legends and giants of this sport," Djokovic had said on breaking the record.
4. The world No. 1 position of Djokovic could be threatened if he decides to skip the Australian Open in protest against the organizers who decided to restrict unvaccinated players to compete in the game.
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5. The Serbian player hasn't disclosed his vaccination status yet and neither has he confirmed his participation in the Australian Open yet. Both organisers and fans remain in a state of uncertainty.