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Novak Djokovic vs Jannik Sinner: A new-age rivalry in tennis

After the exit of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in tennis, Novak Djokovic has had multiple rivalries. Players like Daniil Medvedev, Carlos Alcaraz, and many youngsters came into the mix. Well, from today on, a new name, i.e., Jannik Sinner, will be added. So, let us look at Novak Djokovic vs Jannik Sinner as the new tennis rivalry.

Djokovic has had incredible tennis seasons over the past couple of years. He has won multiple Grand Slams and has tasted defeat only a few times. But the defeats are five to seven in a season.

On the other hand, Jannik Sinner has defeated Novak Djokovic three times in two months. One was at the 2024 World Tour Finals, the second was at the Davis Cup, and the third came at the 2024 Australian Open semifinals.

He is the only player after Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to defeat Djokovic multiple times in a short period. In their last four encounters, Jannik Sinner leads the battle 3-1. But in the overall rivalry, Djokovic leads the battle 4-3.

Novak Djokovic vs Jannik Sinner Results

Djokovic leads the battle 4-3 against Sinner.

  • Sinner defeated Djokovic at the Australian Open 2024 semifinal by 6-1, 6-2, 7-6, 6-3.
  • Sinner defeated Djokovic at the Davis Cup 2024 semifinal by 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
  • Djokovic defeated Sinner at the World Tour Finals 2024 final by 6-3, 6-3.
  • Sinner defeated Djokovic at the World Tour Finals 2024 by 7-5, 6-7, 7-6.
  • Djokovic defeated Sinner at the Wimbledon 2024 semifinal by 6-3, 6-4, 7-6.
  • Djokovic defeated Sinner at the Wimbledon 2022 quarterfinal by 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.
  • Djokovic defeated Sinner at the Monte Carlo Open 2021 round of 32 by 6-4, 6-2.

Most encounters have come on the big stage, and both have portrayed the best of tennis.

Also read: “I think Jannik Sinner is going to reach the No. 1 in 2024,” says Carlos Alcaraz

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