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Serbia's Novak Djokovic has begun his 269th week at No. 1 in the ATP Rankings, moving past American Jimmy Connors in the all-time weeks at No. 1 list.

Djokovic Passes Connors For 269th Week At No. 1 In ATP Rankings

ATPTour.com pays tribute to the Serbian star who breaks a No. 1 milestone

Novak Djokovic has today started his 269th week at No. 1 in the ATP Rankings and passed Jimmy Connors (268 weeks) for fourth place in the all-time list of most weeks in top spot.

The Serbian, who began his fourth stint at the summit of men’s professional tennis on 5 November 2018, is now two weeks away from breaking Czech-born American Ivan Lendl's mark of 270 weeks. Then, only American Pete Sampras (286 weeks) and record-holder Roger Federer of Switzerland (310 weeks) will be in Djokovic’s sights.

Connors spent a total of eight stints in top spot, with his longest run of 160 consecutive weeks between 29 July 1974 – when he first rose to No. 1 – and 22 August 1977. Djokovic spent 122 straight weeks at the summit in his second period at No. 1 from 7 July 2014 to 6 November 2016. During that time, Djokovic amassed a 167-17 match record, including 21 titles from 26 tour-level finals.

In his current stint at No. 1, totalling 46 weeks, 32-year-old Djokovic has compiled a 46-9 match record, including title runs at 2019 Australian Open and Wimbledon.

While passing Lendl's weeks at No. 1 tally is imminent, Djokovic will focus on battling Rafael Nadal to finish as the 2019 year-end No. 1 for a record-equalling sixth time (2011-12, ’14-15, ’18). Nadal currently leads Djokovic by 1,960 points in the 2019 ATP Race To London with less than two months to go until the end of the regular ATP Tour season.

ALL-TIME WEEKS AT NO. 1

No. 1 Player
Total Weeks
Longest Streak
310
237 weeks
286
102 weeks
270
157 weeks
269
122 weeks
268
160 weeks

MOVING UP THE NO. 1 LADDER - Djokovic will start his 271st week at No. 1 on 30 September 2019 and pass Lendl for third place outright in the all-time list for most weeks spent at No. 1.

No. 1 Player
Total Weeks
Target Date
310
30 June 2020
286
13 January 2020
270
23 September 2019

DJOKOVIC AT NO. 1 - Take a closer look at Djokovic's match wins, Top 10 and finals record during his four stints at No. 1.

Stints At No. 1
W-L Record
vs. Top 10
Finals Record
4 July 2011-8 July 2012
63-12 (.840)
18-9 (.667)
4-4
5 November 2012-6 October 2013
62-9 (.873)
18-6 (.750)
5-2
7 July 2014-6 November 2016
167-17 (.908)
60-9 (.870)
21-5
5 November 2018-present
46-9 (.792)
11-4 (.857)
2-2
Totals
338-47 (.878)
107-28 (.793)
32-13

Statistical assistance by Joshua Rey and Greg Sharko