After ATP and WTA “froze” the rankings due to the coronavirus pandemic, Darren Cahill (58 years), trainer Simona Halep (28 years), says it is normal for these weeks of competitive break to be included in Novak’s statistics Djokovic, respectively Ashleigh Barty, the leader of the rankings.
Novak Djokovic (32 years old) is the leader of the 281-week ATP standings, being just five weeks away from Pete Sampras’s record (48 years) and 29 weeks away from leader Roger Federer (38 years, 4th ATP).
Brad Gilbert (58 years old), Darren Cahill’s friend, believes that: “Federer’s fans will be upset, but Djokovic should be rewarded for the weeks when the ranking is frozen and he ranks 1st. He won this position.”
Cahill agrees with Gilbert’s idea
Darren Cahill is righting his friend, according to ziare.com: “This period should be counted in Djokovic’s favor because he would remain in first place until the next Grand Slam tournament. So does Ashleigh Barty. ”
Ashleigh Barty (23) is the WTA leader with 8717 points, followed by Simona Halep with 6076 points.
Simona Halep also has a fabulous record, which is growing during this break due to the coronavirus pandemic. Halep is for 322 weeks in the TOP 10 WTA. Our player entered the TOP 10 on January 27, 2014 and has not left the TOP 10 WTA since.
The first 3 positions in the top consecutive weeks in the TOP 10 WTA:
▫️Martina Navratilova – 1005
▫️Chris Evert – 751
▫️Stefanie Graf – 630