Incredible Novak Djokovic crushes David Ferrer to storm into Australian Open final

Djokovic was at a different level to Ferrer, winning a lopsided semi-final 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 in 1hr 29min and will face either Roger Federer or Andy Murray in Sunday's final.

updated: January 24, 2013 17:20 IST
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Melbourne, Australia: Defending champion Novak Djokovic produced one of the best performances of his career Thursday as he destroyed fourth seed David Ferrer in straight sets to reach the Australian Open final.

The Serbian world number one was simply on a different level to the Spaniard, reeling off a staggering 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 victory in just 1hr 29min in front of a stunned Rod Laver Arena crowd.

Djokovic will now be considered the raging favorite to win his fourth Australian title in Sunday's decider against either Roger Federer or Andy Murray, who play their semi-final on Friday.

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