US Open: Wawrinka to battle it out with champion Djokovic in the final
| Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 07:39
New York: Swiss star Stan Wawrinka will face top seeded Novak Djokovic for the US Open title on Sunday in a rematch of last year's French Open final.
Down a set and a break on Friday, the third-seeded Wawrinka took control to oust Kei Nishikori 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.
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.