Another early exit by favorite

Posted: January 22, 2014 at 4:17 a.m.

Novak Djokovic appeals a point during his quarterfinal match Tuesday against Stanislas Wawrinka. The top-seeded Djokovic lost in five sets to Wawrinka.

Novak Djokovic continued a upsetting trend at the Australian Open as the three-time defending champion joined Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as unexpected early departures from the season’s first major with a quarterfinal loss Tuesday night to Stanislas Wawrinka.

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