French Open: Novak Djokovic Overcomes Gutsy Ernests Gulbis to Reach Final

Updated: 06 June 2014 20:26 IST

World number two Novak Djokovic triumphed 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 against Ernests Gulbis and will face either top seed and eight-time champion Rafael Nadal, who beat him in the 2012 final, or Britain's Andy Murray for the title.

French Open: Novak Djokovic Overcomes Gutsy Ernests Gulbis to Reach Final
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Novak Djokovic stands on the verge of history ahead of Sunday's final.

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Novak Djokovic reached his 13th Grand Slam final and second at the French Open on Friday, bringing to an end giantkiller Ernests Gulbis's colourful Paris campaign.

The world number two triumphed 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 and will face either top seed and eight-time champion Rafael Nadal, who beat him in the 2012 final, or Britain's Andy Murray for the title.

Victory on Sunday would make Djokovic only the eighth man in history to complete the career Grand Slam.

Topics : Tennis
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