Djokovic, Nishikori to clash for US Open final spot


NEW YORK: Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray to set up a US Open semifinals clash against Kei Nishikori who became Japan’s first semifinalist in almost a century on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). World downed Murray 7-6 (7/1), 6-7 (1/7), 6-2, 6-4. Nishikori, the 10th seed, had earlier needed more than four hours to defeat third seed Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 to become the first Japanese man in the semi-finals in 96 years.



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