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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Sunday April 7, 2024

Another day, another milestone for Novak Djokovic.

This week the 24-time major champion becomes the oldest No.1 in ATP history, surpassing the great Roger Federer by holding the No.1 ranking at the age of 36 years and 321 days.

Only eight players have been ATP No. 1 in their 30s: Djokovic (36), Federer (36), Andre Agassi (33), Rafael Nadal (33), John Newcombe (30), Jimmy Connors (30), Ivan Lendl (30) and Andy Murray (30).

Only three players have held the WTA’s No. 1 ranking in their 30s: Serena Williams (35), Chris Evert (30) and Martina Navratilova (30).

That’s an elite 11 if there ever was one, but Djokovic stands head and shoulders above them all with a record eight year-end No.1 finishes and a total of 420 weeks at No.1 as of this week.

Federer finished his career with 310 weeks at No.1; Steffi Graf held the top spot for 377 weeks on the women’s side, but never after the age of 30.