Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Book US Open Quarter-Final Showdown

While top seed Novak Djokovic defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets, eighth seed Andy Murray advanced with a hard-fought victory over ninth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

updated: September 02, 2014 07:43 IST
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Djokovic and Murray boast a long rivalry in which the Serbian owns a 12-8 record.


New York: Former champions Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray booked a tantalizing US Open quarter-final duel on Monday with straight-sets fourth-round victories. (Also Read: Serena Storms Into Quarters)

World number one and top seed Djokovic didn't let Philipp Kohlschreiber stand in the way of another Grand Slam last-eight appearance, defeating the 22nd seed from Germany 6-1, 7-5, 6-4 on another oppressively muggy New York day.

Eighth-seeded Scot Murray advanced with a hard-fought 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 victory over ninth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, avenging a loss to the Frenchman in the Toronto Masters last month.

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