Result: Novak Djokovic reaches Monte Carlo final

Result: Djokovic reaches Monte Carlo final
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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.

Andy Murray
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