Djokovic to face Nishikori in 11th US Open semi-final

15:54 | 06/09/2018
Two-time champion Novak Djokovic ended John Millman's fairytale US Open run on Wednesday (Sep 5), beating the 55th-ranked Australian in straight sets to book a semi-final clash with Kei Nishikori.
djokovic to face nishikori in 11th us open semi final
Two-time champion Novak Djokovic is set to book a semi-final clash with Kei Nishikori in the US Open. (Photos: AFP)

The Serbian star, who ended a 54-week title drought with his 13th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, defeated the tenacious Aussie 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to reach his 11th US Open semi-final in his last 11 appearances.

Nishikori, the 21st seed, advanced with a 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5), 4-6, 6-4 victory over Marin Cilic - the man who beat him in the 2014 final.

AFP

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