Tennis

Novak Djokovic stats: How did he perform in 2022

In 2019, 2020, and 2021, Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open. He was expected to be the favorite this year. Due to his lack of a COVID-19 vaccination, he was deported from the country just hours before the event started. He received a three-year visa ban in addition to the cancellation of his Australian visa.

At the Dubai Tennis Championships, he resumed play. It was his first competition of 2022. In order to advance to the quarterfinals, he overcame Lorenzo Musetti and Karen Khachanov. At the Monte-Carlo Masters, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina defeated the senior Serbian player in the round of 32, causing a significant upset. In the Serbia Open, Djokovic performed well and reached the championship match. He lost to second-seeded Andrey Rublev in the championship match. Djokovic ultimately won his first season championship at the Italian Open after losing in the semifinals of the Madrid Open.

Djokovic was given permission to compete in the French Open. Rafael Nadal, the eventual champion, defeated him in the quarterfinals. The 35-year-old won his only major title at Wimbledon in 2022. In the final, he defeated Nick Kyrgios. However, his most difficult match of the tournament came against Jannik Sinner. The Italian youngster pushed the experienced campaigner to his limit but was unable to complete the match after winning the first two sets. Djokovic’s sensational comeback allowed him to continue his campaign.

Finished season with Strong Performance

The Tel Aviv Open marked the start of Djokovic’s incredible run. He won the competition without losing a single set. In reality, he only dropped 26 games in his four tournament encounters. Following that, the former world No. 1 won the Astana Open without dropping a set. Djokovic was defeated by a scorching-hot Holger Rune in the Paris Masters final.

By winning the ATP Finals in Turin, he made a strong finish to his campaign. In the competition, he won every game. In a dead rubber match, Djokovic battled illness and prevailed over Daniil Medvedev. Casper Ruud, the third-ranked player in the world, was easily defeated by Djokovic in the championship match 7-5, 6-3. Djokovic’s sixth victory at the season-ending tournament. He tied Roger Federer’s record for the most ATP Finals titles and became the tournament’s oldest winner. Djokovic received a prize money cheque of $4,740,300 for winning the ATP Finals, the largest payout in tennis history.

ServePercentageReturnPercentage
1st Serve Won %77.31st Srv. Return Won %33.2
2nd Serve Won %56.42nd Srv. Return Won %56.0
1st Serve %65.5Ace Against %7.8
Ace %8.0Double Fault Against %3.9
Double Fault %2.5Break Points Won %42.2
Break Points Saved %64.3Return Games Won %28.5
Service Points Won %70.1Return Points Won %41.2
Service Games Won %87.8Matches Won %87.2
TournamentPercentage (W-L)
ATP 25087.5 (7-1)
ATP 50087.5 (7-1)
Masters78.6 (11-3)
Tour Finals100 (5-0)
Grand Slam91.7 (11-1)
Overall87.2 (41-6)