Djokovic knocks champion Federer out of Open

Updated: 27 January 2011 10:58 IST

Serbia's third seed Novak Djokovic knocked defending champion Roger Federer out of the Australian Open 7-6 (7/3), 7-5, 6-4 in the semi-finals on Thursday.

Djokovic knocks champion Federer out of Open

Melbourne :

Serbia's third seed Novak Djokovic knocked defending champion Roger Federer out of the Australian Open 7-6 (7/3), 7-5, 6-4 in the semi-finals on Thursday.

Djokovic will now play the winner of Friday's other semi-final between British fifth seed Andy Murray and Spain's seventh seed David Ferrer on Sunday.

Djokovic repeated his classic semi-final victory over Federer on the way to winning his lone Grand Slam title at the 2008 Australian Open.

Topics : Tennis David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Rafael Nadal Andy Murray Stanislas Wawrinka Roger Federer
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