Serbian Novak Djokovic lost in the quarterfinals at the UAE Men's Tennis Tournament in the United Arab Emirates.

As a result, Djokovic has fallen from No. 1 in the world rankings dated 28th this month.

Djokovic lost to a Czech player on a straight with a set count of 0-2 in the quarterfinals of the UAE Men's Tennis Tour Tournament in Dubai on the 24th.

In response to this result, ATP = Association of Tennis Professionals, which manages men's tours, has set the longest reigning period of 361 weeks in the world ranking announced on the 28th of this month on the official website. Russia's Daniil Medvedev is now in second place on behalf of Djokovic.

Djokovic was scheduled to participate in the Australian Open last month, but he could not enter Australia because he had not been vaccinated against the new coronavirus, so this tour tournament was the first race of the season.

Djokovic posted an image taken with Medvedev on his SNS and posted a congratulatory message, "Congratulations on being No. 1 in the world."