The curse of Netflix claims its final sufferer, with Felix Auger-Aliassime pulling out of the Australian Open… Sixth seed crashes out in 4 units in opposition to Jiri Lehka as each participant is eradicated within the new break level collection Gone.
- Felix Auger-Aliassime was knocked out of the Australian Open by Jiri Lehka
- The sixth seeded Canadian took the primary set however misplaced 6-4, 3-6, 6-7, 6-7.
- He turns into the tenth star to stroll out of Netflix’s new Break Level collection in Melbourne
Felix Auger-Aliassime has develop into the tenth and closing star to crash out of the Australian Open within the new Netflix collection.
The Canadian sixth seed was crushed in 4 units – 6-4, 3-6, 6-7, 6-7 – by Czech underdog Jiri Lehka on Sunday morning UK time.
Auger-Aliassime was the final man standing in any case 9 tennis gamers break levelThe injured Nick Kyrgios, together with American ace Taylor Fritz and Maria Sakkari all pulled out of the Melbourne match.
Felix Auger-Aliassime has been knocked out of the Australian Open after dropping in opposition to Jiri Lehka
The Canadian sixth seed misplaced in 4 units – 6-4, 3-6, 6-7, 6-7 – in opposition to Czech underdog Jiri Lehka.
He turns into the tenth and closing participant to make an early exit from the Melbourne Grand Slam in Netflix’s new Break Level docu-series – one thing tennis followers name a ‘curse’
Streaming big Netflix is calling it a ‘coincidence’ however followers consider the gamers featured within the docu-series are hoaxes after Auger-Aliassime and Sakkari would have develop into the ninth and tenth gamers of the present There are those that make an early exit from the Australian Open.
The ten-part docu-series, which is able to air on the eve of the Melbourne Grand Slam, focuses on the lives of a few of tennis’ largest names within the 2022 season.
But it surely has been a troublesome begin to 2023 for the ten featured within the first 5 episodes, with three injured within the match, six extra exits within the third spherical and now Auger-Aliassime has been knocked out within the fourth.
On Friday, Sakkari was one of many two survivors of the dreaded ‘Netflix curse’ and she or he couldn’t escape its clutches as she misplaced 7-6, 1-6, 6-4 in opposition to Zhu Lin, the Chinese language star. The primary match was Prime 10 Wins.
Sixth seed Sakkari had taken again management in a dominant 6-1 second set, however the Greek quickly misplaced her approach once more and was the most recent early casualty from the Netflix collection Stars.
Three gamers – Nick Kyrgios, fellow Australian Ajla Tomljanovic and Spain’s Paula Badosa – withdrew with accidents within the lead-up to the Melbourne Slam.
No. 13 seed Matteo Berretini was the primary competitor to lose the match to Scottish celebrity Andy Murray 6–3, 6–3, 4–6, 6–7(7), 7–6(10–6).
From there, No. 2 seed Casper Ruud was eradicated by American rising star Jenson Brooksby in 4 units.
Already, with 5 gamers out, tennis followers have begun to mock graphics exhibiting the ‘curse’ as every participant loses.
American star Taylor Fritz, who represented the US’s finest probability of a males’s singles winner in Melbourne after his first spherical victory, was pitched the thought of the Netflix ‘curse’.
‘Truly, I did not understand it was a [thing]’ Fritz mentioned sarcastically earlier than their second spherical match.
‘Clearly I noticed individuals getting pulled out of tournaments, however I did not understand it was a factor like, I will lose my first spherical as a result of I am on a Netflix present? I did not give it some thought.
He might have gotten extra into it as he’ll be joined by the remainder of the Netflix crew because the title hopes had been scrapped by house favourite Aleksey Popyrin.
However additional drama would comply with on Thursday when former world No. 2 Ons Jabour crashed out, dropping to unseeded Marketa Vondrousova.
Murray later claimed his second Netflix sufferer by knocking out Thanasi Kokkinakis within the longest match of Scott’s profession, a battle that lasted greater than 5 hours.
After this solely Sakkari and Auger-Aliasim stay – and now each have succumbed to this horrible ‘curse’.