Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic battle into Wimbledon final

In a titanic struggle played out over four hours and 43 minutes, Serbia's Djokovic squandered two match points in the fourth set tiebreak before going on to finally subdue the Argentine eighth seed thanks to a remarkable 80 winners and 22 aces. Murray's seventh Grand Slam final on Sunday will be his fourth meeting with Djokovic with a major title on the line.

updated: July 06, 2013 03:27 IST
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London: Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will meet in a mouth-watering Wimbledon final after the top two seeds survived gruelling last four clashes on Friday.

World number one Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (6/8), 6-3 in the longest semi-final in All England Club history to move into his 11th Grand Slam title match. (Match in pics: Djokovic vs Del Potro and Murray vs Janowicz)

And there was no shortage of drama in the second semi-final as world number two Murray beat Polish 24th seed Jerzy Janowicz 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in a bad-tempered clash marred by a row over the decision to shut the Centre Court roof. (Murray survives Janowicz, roof rage to reach final)

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