Australian Open News: Novak Djokovic’s Semi-Final Comes to a Bizarre Halt After Fan Collapses

Published Jan 26, 2024 | 1:09 AM EST

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The epic semi-final match-up between Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner took a turn all of a sudden. After winning the first 2 sets, Jannik Sinner was on his way to clinching a spot in his maiden Australian Open final. However, all of a sudden, the match had to be stopped as there were some hindrances in the crowd.

Now, as it stands, there was a fan who could not seem to bear the high-voltage drama between the two tennis giants which eventually led to them fainting. Seeing this, the match was called out temporarily. But, what actually happened? Let’s find out!

Novak Djokovic and Jannik Sinner encounter called off temporarily after a fan faints


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While Novak Djokovic took on Jannik Sinner in the semi-finals of the Australian Open, fans expected some huge drama to go off. In a match where many expected Djokovic to dominate, it was the Italian who caught his opponent off guard and took control of the match. However, amidst the hustle and bustle of the match, a fan required medical help.

It is reported that a fan may have fainted midway during the match. It may be due to the extreme weather conditions on the tennis courts of Melbourne. The fan was immediately given medical help. This eventually resulted in the game being stopped for a while.


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However, after some time, the game was resumed and the two stars got back on their tracks. While the set was a decider for both, Djokovic came ahead and took it in the end to keep his hopes of making it to the final alive.

However, after Sinner came out at the losing end of the third set, he could not control his anger as he felt furious after losing the third set.

Sinner lashes out in frustration after losing a set


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In a recent set of events, Jannik Sinner won the first two sets and was on the verge of making his way into finals. However, Novak Djokovic took the set and kept his hopes alive of making it through. But, as soon as the set was over, Sinner could not control his frustration as he sat and threw his bottles away in anger.


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What do you think will be the outcome of the match? Will it be Sinner or the Djoker? Do let us know in the comments below!

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Written by:

Akshat Gaur


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In a world where player rivalries dominate social media conversations, I am someone who prefers to enjoy the skills showcased on the court rather than be involved in feuds over the greatness of players. Right from my early childhood, I have been engrossed by the legendary rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It turned me into a ?Fedal? fan and eventually, when I graduated from college, this fandom created an interest in covering their exploits on the court.
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Jayant Chhabra