Result: Novak Djokovic reaches Monte Carlo final

Novak Djokovic
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Novak Djokovic battles back against Tomas Berdych to seal his spot in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters.

World number one Novak Djokovic came back from a one-set deficit against Tomas Berdych to advance through to the final of the Monte Carlo Masters this afternoon.

Djokovic began the semi-final brightly, breaking Berdych's serve before going on to open up a 4-2 advantage.

However, Czech Republic number one Berdych responded by winning the next four games to wrap up the opening set 6-4.

Djokovic again claimed an early break in the second. On this occasion Berdych was unable to respond as the Serb forced the match into a deciding set courtesy of a 6-3 success.

Djokovic claimed the advantage early in the decider by breaking Berdych's serve once again. Another break soon followed as Djokovic went on to open up a 5-1 lead over Berdych.

Despite managing to hold his serve to cut the lead to 5-2, Berdych was unable to prevent his 24-year-old from serving out the match 4-6 6-3 6-2.

Djokovic will now face either defending champion Rafael Nadal or Gilles Simon in tomorrow's final.

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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060