The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship is close to its end as today is the day of semis. Djokovic, Murray, Federer and Potro sailed into the semis after defeating their opponents in the quarterfinals yesterday.
Friday would decide who two qualify for the final. As for Djokovic it would be a tough day today as he would determined to defeat Murray to move into the final to defend his title. He defeated Janko Tipsarević 6-1, 7-6 (6) Thursday at the Dubai Aviation Club Tennis Centre. But winning the second set wasn't easy, as Djokovic also admits:
"It was a very tense second set.Towards the end, we both had chances and both got quite nervous and made some unforced errors."
Murray vs Djokovic
As for Andy Murray, he may have difficult time today as he is suffering from knee injury. He felt it while playing the quarterfinal against Tomas Berdych, specially in the second set as is evident from the match score of 6-3 7-5. Murray agreed after the match that the paid did hinder him to an extent:
“It was a bit sore right before the tournament. I didn't feel it at all in the first couple of matches, and then right at the beginning of the second set I felt it. But it is not something that stops me sort of running around. I want to try and get rid of it, because there are a lot of big events coming up.”
The clash between the two today would be interesting to watch as Djokovic is seeking a fourth straight Dubai title.
The semi final between will be played today, Friday 2 March at 1300 GMT.
The live streaming link for the match are given below: