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Jannik Sinner Scores a Shocking Win Against Novak Djokovic at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic came into this year’s Australian Open as a defending champion, but his time at this tournament has been cut short. He failed to prove his dominance at the first Grand Slam of the year after suffering a shocking loss to the fourth seed Jannik Sinner in the semi-finals. Sinner was on top of his game from the get-go and easily defeated Djokovic in the first two sets, while the third resulted in a tense tie-break. It seemed like Djokovic could make a comeback after Sinner lost a match point in the third set, but he quickly recovered and eventually scored a confident 6-1 6-2 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 victory. With this triumph, the Italian player finally reached his first Grand Slam final, and he’s ready for the challenge. "The confidence from the end of last season has, for sure, kept the belief I can play against the best players in the world and I'm really happy I can play in my first final. I learned a lot from that defeat at Wimbledon and it is all part of the process," Sinner told the reporters. Sinner is set to face Daniil Medvedev in the final, after he defeated Alexander Zverev to make it to the next stage of the tournament. This will mark his third Australian Open final, having previously lost to Djokovic in 2021 and Rafael Nadal in 2022.