5 Sep 2008

Semi finalists found at U.S. Tennis Open

6:42 pm on 5 September 2008

The third-seeded Novak Djokovic has beaten former champion Andy Roddick in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Tennis Open in New York.

Djokovic won 6-2 6-3 3-6 7-6 dominating the eighth-seeded American in the first two sets before Roddick began finding the range on his big serve to win the third set and take the lead in the fourth.

Djokovic will now play world number two Roger Federer in the semi finals, Federer beating qualifier Gilles Muller of Luxembourg in three sets.

The other men's semi-final has top-seed and world number Rafael Nadal of Spain facing British sixth seed Andy Murray.