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Novak Djokovic could not clear the final hurdle in his quests for a record 21st Grand Slam title and a calendar-year Grand Slam as his bid for both collapsed in a stunning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 defeat against Russian Daniil Medvedev in the U.S. Open final on Sunday.

Medvedev, playing in his third major final, finally hoisted a Grand Slam trophy after avenging a straight sets defeat against Djokovic in the Australian Open final earlier this year.

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