Rafael Nadal won an epic five-set semi-final today against Grigor Dimitrov 6-3 5-7 7-6 6-7 6-4 with the match lasting almost five hours. The victory sets up a much -anticipated Australian Open Final against Roger Federer on Sunday & Nadal first Grand Slam final since 2014.
Nadal is going for his 15th major title with Federer his 18th. The last time they met in a slam final was the French Open in 2011. Its a match not to be missed.
Roger Federer came through a thrilling five-set semi-final today against fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 7-5 6-3 1-6 4-6 6-3 to reach the Australian Open Final & stay on course to win his 18th Grand Slam title.
Roger now 35 years old is the oldest man to reach a Grand Slam Final since Ken Rosewell did so at the 1974 US Open at the age of 39. Federer will now face Rafael Nadal or Grigor Dimitrov who battle it out tomorrow morning.
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Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets 6-3 6-4 to win his first ATP finals title in London and end 2016 as the world number one. Murray extended his career-best winning run to 24 matches. The Scot will now take two weeks off before heading to Miami for the off season warm weather training.
Andy Murray started his life as the World number one with a straight sets victory 6-2 6-3 this evening against Marin Cilic from Croatia at the ATP World Tour Finals in London. This was Murray 20th win in a row and will now face Kei Nishikori on Wednesday who earlier today beat Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-2 6-3.
World number two Novak Djokovic had to come back from set down to beat Dominic Thiem from Austria 6-7 6-0 6-2 in his opening match at the ATP World Finals in London. In the same group this evening Milos Raonic broke serve once in each set to win against Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-3 6-4. The big serving Raonic will face Djokovic next on Tuesday.
The ATP World Finals start tomorrow. The World number one Andy Murray starts his campaign against Marin Cilic on Monday. Murray is hoping to win the event for the first time and end 2016 at the top of the rankings.
Murray has the tougher of the two groups with Kei Nishikori, Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic. While in the other group five-times champion Novak Djokovic will face Gael Monfils, Milos Raonic and Dominic Thiem.
Andy Murray became the World number one yesterday and this afternoon topped off a fantastic week by beating American John Isner 6-3 6-7 6-4 to win his first Paris Masters title.
This was Murray sixth ATP title of a memorable 2016 and tomorrow he will be officially confirmed as the world number one.
Andy Murray victory this evening over Tomas Berdych means he is now one victory from becoming world number one after Novak Djokovic shock defeat to Marin Cilic at the Paris Masters.
Murray the second seed beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets 7-6 7-5 and will now play either Milos Raonic or Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in the semi-final.
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray continue to fight over the world number one ranking spot after both won their third round matches in the Paris Masters. Murray will become world number one if Djokovic fails to reach the final.
The Scot was far to strong for Frenchman Lucas Pouille winning in straight sets 6-3 6-0. While Djokovic had to come back from a set down to beat Grigor Dimitrov from Bulgaria 4-6 6-2 6-3.
Next for Murray is seventh seed Tomas Berdych and for Djokovic forth seed big serving Canadian Milos Raonic.