The ATP has officially announced that Novak Djokovic will finish as the No. 1 in the 2011 ATP Rankings. He is the 16th different man sit atop the rankings at the end of the year in the history of the ATP Rankings since 1973.
Djokovic is the first Serbian man to finish No. 1, the eight straight year that a European player has ended the season as No. 1.
Djokovic will be officially recognized as the year-end No. 1 at a special trophy presentation at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals in London which take place Nov. 20-27.
Djokovic became No. 1 in 2011 ATP Rankings for the first time on July 4, after capturing his first Wimbledon title. The Serbian began the year with a 41-match winning streak and has won a career-high 10 titles in 11 finals, including his second Australian Open and first US Open crowns.
He has won a record five ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles in a season, in Indian Wells, Miami, Madrid, Rome and Montreal.
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