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Novak Djokovic’s Bizarre 2195 Curse Strikes Again At Australian Open As Eerie Parallels Drawn Between Two Heartbreaking Exits

Published 01/26/2024, 3:26 AM EST

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Everything about Novak Djokovic‘s 2023 season was top-notch except his Wimbledon defeat. As the Serb lost his final match against Carlos Alcaraz, he not only lost the title but also a 2195-day-long win streak on the Wimbledon courts. While everyone thought it was just another incident, it seems like the 2195 curse is following the legend.

Djokovic lost his Australian Open semi-final match against Jannik Sinner today. As the young Italian presented him with a disappointing defeat, he was unknowingly guided by the stars to repeat the history.

Novak Djokovic faces the wrath of 2195 curse

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As the unexpected set of events unfolded at the Rod Laver Arena, Novak Djokovic experienced another upset that marked an end to his impressive AO win streak. The Serb stood to be undefeated at the AO grounds for a total of 2195 days since he last lost his match in 2018 against Chung Hyeon. As he faces a defeat now, an interesting narrative emerges.

Looking back to July 16, 2023, Djokovic faced a similar defeat against Carlos Alcaraz. While the Serb stood against the Alcaraz with a glossy 2195-day undefeated win streak, the Spaniard made sure that he snatched that from him, along with the Wimbledon title.

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As the two events showed an amazing resemblance of 2195 days, it seems like Novak Djokovic had to experience the wrath of the stars. Now that Sinner has moved ahead into the finals, it still remains to be seen who he will be facing. However, Djokovic will have to fly back home, and while he does that, today’s match might be revisited as one of his worst Grand Slam matches played by him.

Djokovic’s ‘one of the worst’ Grand Slam matches

By looking at Djokovic’s face, the world understood that the defeat meant to be a huge disappointment for him. However, the Serb added to this feeling as his words reflected the same emotions. In a post-match interview after his Australian Open semi-final match, Djokovic marked the match as the worst in his career.

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“He outplayed me completely…. I was shocked with my level in a bad way.. this was one of the worst Grand Slam matches I’ve ever played. At least that I remember,” said Djokovic, expressing his disappointment over the defeat.

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As Jannik Sinner gained this victory, he enjoyed the stardom that he rightfully deserved. However, it still remains to be seen if he completes his run for the first Grand Slam title.

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Akshay Kapoor

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Born into a family that practically breathes tennis, I spent my early childhood days huddled together with my loved ones, watching the electrifying rallies of the legendary Rafael Nadal. Such a unique experience forged a lifelong love for the sport in me. Before joining EssentiallySports, I honed my skills while working for a regional website, covering a variety of sports.
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Shudh Mukherjee