Federer beats Tsonga, to fight Murray for Oz title

Posted By: Staff

Melbourne, Jan 29: Its final, it is going to be Roger Federer Vs Andy Murray in the men's final at Australian Open.

The Swiss champ claimed a impressive 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 victory against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Friday, Jan 29 semifinal match to march into his fifth Australian Open final.

While Federer looks forward to lifting the fourth Australian Open title after Rafael Nadal snatched it from him in the 2009 finals, Andy Murray hopes to become the first Briton, after Fred Perry (1936), to win a major title.

After thrashing Nadal in quarterfinals, Murray beat Marin Cilic to become the first Briton to enter the Australian Open finals.

So, the Sunday, Jan 31 finals will decide if mighty Federer would take home another major title, or if Murray can finally break the 74-year drought for British men in Grand Slam singles.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Friday, January 29, 2010, 16:21 [IST]
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