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Win or lose, Djokovic will be No. 1

Championship weekend set

Originally Published: July 1, 2011
By Sandra Harwitt

Novak Djokovic may or may not win his first Wimbledon title Sunday afternoon. Regardless of what happens when he plays defending champion Rafael Nadal , Djokovic will supplant Nadal as the world's No. 1 player on Monday.

Djokovic only needed to reach the final to make the No. 1 ranking a reality. He did so with a 7-6 (4), 6-2, 6-7 (9), 6-3 semifinal win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Saturday.

"I think every child has a dream to become something in his life," said Djokovic, a two-time ...

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