Novak Djokovic will enter the 2023 Australian Open as perhaps the most over-qualified No.4 seed in history.
Djokovic will be bidding to secure his fourth Australian Open in his last four attempts and his tenth overall, level Rafael Nadal on 22 grand slam singles titles and extend his winning streak Down Under to 41 matches.
Ironically, the sheer stubbornness and sheer will that helped drive the 35-year-old to this point is also what saw him tumble down the rankings in 2022 from what until then appeared to be an unassailable hold on the world No.1 ranking.
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