Novak Djokovic: Numbers Behind Shock 2017 Australian Open Loss to Denis Istomin

Novak Djokovic at the 2017 Australian Open
Novak Djokovic in Melbourne, Australia, January 19. The world number two suffered a shock defeat in the Australian Open second round to Denis Istomin. Paul Crock/AFP/Getty

Novak Djokovic's five-set defeat to Denis Istomin in the second round of the 2017 Australian Open sent shockwaves through the men's draw Thursday.

From holding all four Grand Slams after he beat Murray on June 5, 2016, at the French Open, Djokovic has now failed to make it past the third round in two of his last three Majors.

Here, Newsweek breaks down the numbers from a loss that leaves world number one Andy Murray as the overwhelming favorite to win his first Australian Open.

This is the first time since 2006 that Djokovic has failed to make the Australian Open third round.

It's the second time in three Grand Slams that Djokovic has fallen before the fourth round (lost at Wimbledon 2016 in round three).

There were 115 ranking places between Istomin and Djokovic at the start of the 2017 Australian Open.

$4,618,321 in prize money earned by 30-year-old Istomin before the start of the 2017 Australian Open. Djokovic has won $107,898,543 in prize money.

Six Australian Open titles for Djokovic (record for Open Era).

One career ranking title for Istomin, at the 2015 Nottingham Open.

38 percent of receiving points won by Djokovic in defeat to Istomin (73 out of 194).

Eight defeats over five sets for Novak Djokovic in his career before Istomin defeat versus 27 victories.