Medvedev moves very close to Djokovic in JFB 52 Weeks Tennis World Ranking

(Jürgen Fritz, 13.09.2021) Daniil Medvedev defeats Novak Djokovic in the US Open final in three sets to become the second player born after 1988 to win a major title after Dominic Thiem. At 25.5 years old, he is also the youngest Grand Slam winner since Andy Murray’s US Open victory in 2012. In the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking, Medvedev thus overtakes Alexander Zverev and is now very close to Djokovic.

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How the JFB 52 Week Tennis World Ranking works

(Jürgen Fritz, 11.05.2021) The ATP Ranking, which is decisive for the seedings in professional tennis tournaments, has been modified several times since the pandemic break, much to the disadvantage of the young players. Now, results count not only for up to 12 months, but for up to 36 months. It also contains some other fundamental deficiencies and distortions. In order to have an overview of what actually happened in the last 52 weeks, without tendency skews, the JFB Ranking was developed.

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GOAT: Djokovic moves closer to Federer and Nadal

(Jürgen Fritz, 24.02.2021) With his clear victory in the final of the Australian Open over Daniil Medvedev, Novak Djokovic has reignited the question of who will go down in history as the greatest tennis player of all time (GOAT). The most important criterion here is certainly the number of Grand Slam tournaments won. Djokovic increased his tally to 18, compared to 20 for Federer and Nadal. But there are four other important parameters.

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