Djokovic, Nadal in semi-finals at US Open

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New York: Serbian professional tennis player Novak Djokovic who is ranked No.1 in men’s single tennis will face rival Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals at the US Open.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic overcame an arm injury, chasing his third major of the year, defeated Jerzy Janowicz of Poland 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1.

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The winner of 2011 US Open, Djokovic, had admitted that he was “not 100 percent” after suffering a wrist injury on the eve of the Olympics where he was a first-round loser.

Nadal, the 2010 and 2013 champion and seeded to face Djokovic in the semi-finals, eased to a 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan.

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In the women’s section, the Australian Open champion and second seeded Angelique Kerber, needed just 33 minutes to progress but Roland Garros winner Garbine Muguruza required three sets and a visit from the doctor before she survived.

 

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