Melbourne: Jan 28; Five-time champion Novak Djokovic defeated four-time winner Roger Federer 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the semifinals to advance to his 6th Australian Open final.
t was expected to be a neck-to-neck fight, but barring the third set, the Serbian dominated the proceedings throughout the match and got the better of the Swiss maestro.
Even though the crowd was behind the 17-time Grand Slam champion, Djoker was cruising towards victory after a tremendous show in the first two sets. It was only in the third set that Federer managed to break his opponent's serve, only to delay his victory.
The World No. 1 will now play against the winner of the second semi-final between Andy Murray and Milos Raonic.