US Open: Stanislas Wawrinka to face Novak Djokovic in final

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New York, Sep 10: Swiss star Stanislas Wawrinka will face top seeded Novak Djokovic for the US Open title on Sunday (September 11) in a rematch of last year's French Open final.

Down a set and a break on Friday (September 9), the third-seeded Wawrinka took control to oust Kei Nishikori 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.

Novak Djokovic in action at US Open

He will seek his third major championship Sunday against the top-ranked Djokovic, who he defeated at Roland Garros in 2015.

Earlier in the day, defending champion Novak Djokovic beat 10th seed Gael Monfils 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-2, with the Frenchman adopting unusual tactics to try and counter the world number one.


Story first published: Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7:36 [IST]
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