Djokovic overcomes gutsy Tomic to sail into Shanghai semis

Shanghai, Oct.16 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic cruised into the Shanghai Masters semi-finals after defeating Bernard Tomic in straight sets on Friday.

The Serbian was forced to battle past the Australian to clinch the thrilling opening set before he eventually claimed a 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 win over Tomic.

Earlier, Rafael Nadal’s Asian swing gained further momentum as he whipped a flagging Stan Wawrinka in straight sets to reach the semi-finals.

Djokovic will next face second-ranked Andy Murray for a berth in the summit clash, while Nadal is gearing up to play Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the last four. (ANI)

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